Many people are immediately intrigued by the bright colors of our drinks & decadent pitaya bowls, but we always get the same question, "What even is pitaya?"
Pitaya, commonly known as dragon fruit, is an exotic fruit originally found in South America, and parts of Asia. The fruit's taste and sweetness can range according to which color dragonfruit (yellow, red, pink), and have the texture & juiciness of watermelon or kiwi. Pitaya truly is one of a kind. Here are a few fun facts about Pink Matter's favorite fruit:
Packed full of antioxidants & vitamin C--amazing for the immune system
Rich in fiber, which promotes a healthy digestive system
The small, edible black seeds within the fruit contain omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids!
The red or pink fleshed dragonfruit has a light, sweet flavor
Dragonfruit grows from a plant that is part of the cactus family!
With all the health benefits, Pitaya is quickly becoming a new favorite superfood!