Michoacan produces 76% of Mexico's cherimoyas

According to data from the Agricultural Food and Fisheries Information Service (Siap), the Mexican state of Michoacan produces 173 tons of the 259 tons of the cherimoya that Mexico produces a year, i.e. 76% of the total.

32 of the 42 hectares cultivated with this fruit in Mexico are in the Michoacan municipalities of Tacambaro, Tingambato, and Tancitaro, were they are managed by 42 producers. Tacambaro is the main producer and the one with the highest yield of tons per hectare, reaching the highest production levels between July and September.

Cherimoya has a very pleasant flavor. It is a green fruit with white pulp and black seeds Its size is variable; it can be the size of an apple to the size of a melon. Its consumption benefits the digestive system and it is a natural protector against parasites due to its high fiber, niacin, and cytotoxin content. It has high quantities of vitamins B and C, and a natural antioxidant that helps the body against infections.

 

Source: cambiodemichoacan.com.mx 


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