The lovely fruits of Akebia quinata, the "chocolate vine." Flowers smell like chocolate and the fruits are gelatinous and sweet. Other parts of the vine are used in chinese traditional medicine (mu tong).
This blue was purely unintentional as scientists wanted to figure out a way to protect strawberries from frost and found that a gene in “Artic Flounder Fish” produced antifreeze properties to protect itself from freezing waters. The result of genetically modifying this gene created a shockingly blue fruit that can withstand very cold temperatures and won’t turn into mush in your freezers. >> That is craziness!
KIWANO This horned melon is nicknamed blowfish fruit. You can spot it in your supermarket by its orange skin. Its lime-green flesh tastes like a mix of cucumber, kiwi, and banana. "Cut it in half and squeeze from the bottom so that small, jelly-like sacs come to the surface," suggests Dimitriou. "You can lick or suck up each sac of fruit and seed." Rich in vitamin C, iron, and potassium and made mostly of water, they're ideal for rehydrating on a warm day.
Mangosteen – with the antioxidant power of blueberries, anti viral compounds of garlic, and anti inflammatory benefits of ginger or turmeric, mangosteen has been used in traditional medicine as a anti-microbial and anti-parasitic remedy for years.