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Where to find GUAVA in Minnesota?

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rambutanlove Apr 3, 2009 10:20 PM

Hey. I have a friend who needs a guava for her biology class experiment. I thought maybe a mercado but I am not sure. Does anyone here know? I'd love to try one too :) Thanks

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    HuaGung RE: rambutanlove Apr 4, 2009 04:41 PM

    They are frequently available at the Asian markets in St Paul. Dragon Star on Minnehaha and Dale has them regularly, as does Shuang Hur at University and Dale. Can't speak to the Minneapolis side of the river.

    FYI, they're usually sold green since most folks in SE Asia eat them that way dipped in salt, sugar, and dried chilis. You'll have to paper bag 'em to get them ripe enough to eat soft or juiced.

    Cheers,

    Huagung

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      normativestructures RE: HuaGung Apr 8, 2009 03:04 PM

      I saw them at the Rainbow in midway when I was there last week. Also, I find that the Aldi on Franklin often has a surprising selection of tropical fruits.

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      Brad Ballinger RE: rambutanlove Apr 10, 2009 11:55 AM

      Still plenty at the Rainbow on University in St. Paul.

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