Seville or sour orange as it is called in Jamaica has medicinally uses. The dried outer peel of the fruit of bitter orange, with the white pulp layer removed, is used medicinally. The leaves are also commonly used in many folk traditions. The bitter orange tree is indigenous to eastern Africa, Arabia, and Syria, and cultivated in Spain, Italy, and North America Read more →


The ripe aromatic fruit is eaten fresh and the best way is to cut the fruit in halves and scoop out the aril (pulp) with seeds intact with a spoon or eaten with ice-cream, yogurt and in fruit salads. The passion fruit seeds are edible and contained the 17 amino acids found naturally in plant protein. Read more →


Sugar cane is a big part of our culture, cultivated in Jamaica on a commercial scale for centuries. The country depends on not only the sugar from the sugarcane but also on other by-products such as rum Read more →


Ackee fruit: Ackee (Blighia sapida) is the national fruit of Jamaica. Ackee and salt fish (codfish) is the Jamaica's national dish. Ackee is not indigenous to Jamaica; it has remarkable historic associations Read more →