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Feb 1, 2013 12:21 PM

Fresh Mangosteens?

Does anyone know where I can get some fresh mangosteens in San Frsncisco or on the Peninsula? Thanks!

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    1. Not this time of year. Late spring through maybe September, typically from Thailand.

      1. They were around in May last year.

        1. Last week Nak's in Menlo Park had them. They buy them at the wholesale market when they're available. I got a few a couple of weeks ago and they were delicious. I think they were $5.50 per half-pound.

          They also try to purchase fresh durian. If you want either, give them a call to check availability.

          Nak's Oriental Market
          1151 Chestnut St Menlo Park, CA 94025
          (650) 325-2046

          1. Hi this is Ken. My Father is the owner of Nak's Oriental Market in Menlo Park. We just got 30 pounds of fresh Mangosteen in this morning. If you are interested. Feel free to contact us. Thanks.
            Ken Kurose
            650-325-2046 store
            408-509-4258 cell

            5 Replies
            1. re: kenja

              Where are they grown this time of year?

                1. re: kenja

                  If they're from Thailand, they have been irradiated, which not everyone considers the same as fresh.


              1. re: kenja

                Thank you so much Ken. They were delicious!

                1. re: kenja

                  Have they been irradiated? Have never seen fresh non-irradiated here in the US. They are far cry from the glorious fruit of Thailand. Vancouver is supposed to have them fresh.