Organic Dried Red Dragon Fruit, Pitahaya by Food to Live (Non-GMO, Unsweetened, Unsulfured, Healthy Snack, Bulk) (8 Ounces)Category: Dragon FootWhere Does Dragon Fruit Come From? Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, is a fruit of a cactus plant that originates from the lands of Americas. There are a few varieties of it cultivated in different parts of the world today. Organic Dried Dragon Fruits from Food To Live are a product that can bring this exotic fruit to every home in the US. You can enjoy its numerous health benefits and pleasantly sweet flavor adding it to your salads or smoothies or just eating the dried fruits from the pack. What Does Dragon Fruit Look Like? The dragon fruit plant is something of a cross between a cactus and vine. The fruits are usually about the size of a grapefruit and have an oblong shape. They are covered with a 'shell' made of 'scales' for which they've gotten the interesting fantasy name. There are three main types of dragon fruit cultivated in Mexico, Central America, Australia, Cyprus, Southeast Asia, and the US. • Yellow dragon fruit with white pulp • Red dragon fruit with white pulp • Red dragon fruit with red pulp The most common is red dragon fruit with white pulp, and all of the varieties have similar nutritional profiles and taste. The pulp of the fruit is filled with small seeds that are a source of valuable nutrients and one of the main reasons why this product is great for you. Food To Live Organic Dried Dragon Fruit: Benefits Organic Dragon Fruits from Food To Live are grown without the use of any pesticides, nitrates, and other toxic elements. We care about the planet and only work with the farmers who use eco-friendly agricultural practices. The fruits are processed at our organic certified facility with the use of advanced equipment. Our main goal is to provide you with delicious and nutritious healthy foods, and we use a variety of tools and techniques to achieve this. The products of Food To Live are completely free from toxic contaminants and dangerous additives.