Fuyu vs. Hachiya Persimmons - Explained!

Posted by Boston Organics on Feb 11, 2021 11:42:00 AM

Some of this week's boxes will see persimmons! Persimmons are delicious but can be a bit of a tricky fruit. There are two primary varieties that you will come across - fuyu persimmons and hachiya persimmons. The two different varieties differ in how they are eaten and prepared. To get the most of your persimmons, read on as we explain this delicious fruit. 

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Topics: Recipes, Fall Produce, Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, organic persimmons, organic hechiya persimmon, Cooking

How to Eat a Hachiya Persimmon

Posted by Boston Organics on Oct 30, 2017 9:31:43 AM

There are two types of persimmons currently grown on a commercial scale in the US -- the astringent Hachiya and the non-astringent Fuyu. This primer deals with the Hachiya, which needs to be eaten very, very soft.

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Topics: Beneath The Peel / Digging Deeper, Home Cooking Kitchen Tips, Organic Grocery Delivery Boston, organic hechiya persimmon

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