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Beed Custard Apple is famous for its distinct flavour and creamy texture, which is unique to Maharashtra's Beed area. This species is well-known for its naturally sweet flavour, making it a regional favourite.


Health Benefits :


  • High in vitamins C and B6, magnesium, and potassium.

  • Abundant in carbohydrates, providing a boost of energy.

  • The high vitamin C content contributes to a stronger immune system.

  • Abounding in antioxidants, including vitamin C, which fights oxidative stress.

Beed Custard Apple

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    GI Product of India


  • History & Heritage

    Custard apple, commonly known as monkey fruit, is a subtropical land fruit.In Sanskrit, custard apple is called as 'Sitaphal,' where ‘sheet’ means cold and *phal" denotes fruit. Custard apple has a cooling impact on the human body, and too much of it can produce cold, thus the rule is 'sitaphal'. 'Annona divers folia Saff.' is its botanical name. The custard apple belongs to the plant kingdom's 'Annonaceae' family. The Portuguese brought the custard apple to India in the sixteenth century. This subtropical fruit was said to grow well on the Deccan plateau

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