Brits" taste for exotic sees sales of persimmons overtake mangoes and pineapples

Fruit of the future Brits” taste for the exotic sees soaring sales of persimmons overtake mangoes and pineapples

8:30 PM on 17th October 2011

Sales of the tropical persimmon have seen a huge spike, while pineapples and mangoes have fallen in popularity

Sales of the tropical persimmon have seen a huge spike, while pineapples and mangoes have fallen in popularity

Tropical taste: The persimmon grows on the tree genus Diospyros, which means food of the gods in Greek

Tropical taste: The persimmon grows on the tree genus Diospyros, which means food of the gods in Greek

WHAT IS THE PERSIMMON