Tropical & Specialty Fruit
LYCHEE per/LB (avg. lb) per/lb
74 in stock
Lychee Per Lb
- Lychees are small fruits. The skin is often pink, bright red, pink-red, and rosy shades, sometimes tinged with green. Lychee skin can be easily removed and peeled, underneath is the translucent or opaque white flesh. The flesh has a firm but soft crunch. Inside the flesh is a dark brown oval seed. Lychees are aromatic and when ripe, should have a bright skin coloring. The flesh has a sweet and subtly acidic flavor with musky, floral, citrus, and rose water undertones combined with nuances of watermelon, strawberry, and melon.
- Lychees are an excellent source of vitamin C to strengthen the immune system and reduce inflammation. The fruits also provide potassium, copper, fiber, and other nutrients, including B vitamins, rutin, and epicatechin. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lychees are viewed as a digestive stimulant and are believed to help remove toxins from the body. The fruits are also consumed to reduce symptoms associated with colds.
- Store in the refrigerator in a sealed container or bag