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Jackfruit, Guava... where do I find my favorite "exotic" fruits?

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franniefrou Jul 27, 2009 07:13 AM

I got back from living in Thailand two years ago and have yet to find Jackfruit in the United States. Any ideas? Where can I find my favorite Asian fruits in MD/DC/NoVa?

  1. Dennis S Jul 27, 2009 07:18 AM

    One of the larger asian markets - super H, lotto, Fresh World, etc. If you provide your specific location, someone familiar with that area can give more exact advice.

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      Bob W Jul 27, 2009 08:17 AM

      Yes, the Asian markets have great product sections. I know GrandMart in Centreville carries jackfruit from time to time -- durian too!

    2. alkapal Jul 28, 2009 04:20 AM

      grand mart in seven corners has lots of exotic fruit, including jackfruit, iirc. i didn't see guavas, but they're so perishable and delicate. (old "giant" location, right across from the syms store).

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        Turkeybone Jul 31, 2009 02:19 AM

        Ive seen mangosteen at Wegmans, but I dont think they were ripe at all (or if they ever would be).

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        dpan Jul 31, 2009 05:37 AM

        I saw jackfruit for sale yesterday at the Great Wall supermarket in Merrifield.

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          dcreverend Jul 31, 2009 08:19 AM

          Anybody seen jackfruit or good tropical fruit selection in Maryland?

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