Guava Fruit Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Jellies, preserves, sherbets, fruit drinks or for breakfast.
Good quality guava should be picked as you would an avocado - it should be stored at room temperature until it gives to gentle pressure. Scar and scuff marks are natural and do not affect the quality.
Avoid product that is overly soft or has soft spots that are visibly discolored.
Only refrigerate product that has fully ripened at room temperature.
Guava will not ripen much after being picked.
Guava is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It's also a good source of Vitamin A, Potassium, Copper, Folate and Manganese, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C.
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