Where can I buy soursop (fresh fruit) in the UK? 🍉
InTheRoseGarden · 27/06/2018 21:21
Just that really. I've just figured out that the unbelievably delicious fruit that I had every day on holiday in St Lucia 17 years ago must be soursop and I really want to have it again!
InTheRoseGarden · 27/06/2018 21:22
(Ok, the emojis are watermelon but imagine they are white fleshed with black seeds and taste like heaven)
twilightcafe · 27/06/2018 21:23
Where do you live?
MrsSchadenfreude · 27/06/2018 21:31
WTFsMyUserName · 27/06/2018 21:35
In brick lane sone of the Bangladeshi grocery stores perhaps. Or Whitechapel.
Where's the big wholesale fruit and veg market, I'm sure they'll have it too.
InTheRoseGarden · 27/06/2018 22:51
Not London unfortunately but South East
InTheRoseGarden · 27/06/2018 23:07
It looks as though it's London, Birmingham or Bristol for big wholesale fruit and veg markets. All a long way from me.
There's an Asian supermarket about 30 minutes away. Would that be likely to have it or does it need to be specifically Bangladeshi? This one is more Chinese Asian.
WTFsMyUserName · 27/06/2018 23:12
Doesn't have to be a Bangladeshi grocer, but that's usually where I've seen them. China town also has them.
WTFsMyUserName · 27/06/2018 23:14
Failing the fresh stuff, Rubicon does a juice called guanabana. It's the same fruit but I think it's the name used in Latin America.
MarmaladeAtkinsX · 27/06/2018 23:17
If you have any Caribbean restaurants or communities near you I would go in and ask if they know where to get some. Most people are excited to share the more unusual flavours and foods of their cultures, I would think they’d be chuffed you asked.
TheDropBear · 28/06/2018 03:12
If you can't find it it looks very similar to cherimoya/custard apple so you could try those. Just googled and riverford and asda both have them on the website but not available. Maybe out of season?
sashh · 28/06/2018 04:21
Do you have a Jamaican/Caribbean shop any where near?
Agree with the pp who said custard apple, they are the same fruit.
twilightcafe · 28/06/2018 13:20
I don't work for these people and have never used them, but a quick Google threw up this:
InTheRoseGarden · 28/06/2018 14:37
Brilliant! Thanks so much for all the ideas. I've worked out that the nearest Caribbean restaurant is about half an hour away. I think I'll try the website and will track the juice down too. I hope it's as good as I remember!
cdtaylornats · 28/06/2018 21:10
Do you mean Dragon Fruit
catsandtigers · 28/06/2018 21:20
I used to buy them in a local greengrocer. I asked the guy who worked there and he said all his South American customers used to buy them. So try looking in an area where there are lots of them. West London?
sociopathsunited · 29/06/2018 10:38
InTheRoseGarden · 29/06/2018 11:07
cd No, the seeds are much bigger and fewer of them. I tried Dragonfruit soon after thinking it might be similar but was sorely disappointed!
I'm some way out of London so will price up which of those websites are cheaper. They seem to have stock.
InTheRoseGarden · 29/06/2018 11:10
Mike111 · 24/11/2018 14:29
I had bad experiences with many suppliers, but luckly found one with really great quality of soursop product, here graviola24.com/#products
You can even find dried Soursop fruits!
gloriaeli · 13/01/2020 22:06
You can buy the pulp in elephant and castle at La calenita Bakery, 143 Eagles Yard Arch £2.50 (correct price on 13-01-20)
gloriaeli · 13/01/2020 22:07
and it is called Guanabana in Colombia
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