Pakistan is rich in varieties of Guava. Guava fruit, round or oval depending on the species. They have a pronounced and typical fragrance, similar to lemon rind but less sharp.
Guavas are a special kind of fruits. Guava is believed to be originated in tropical America (Mexico to Peru). At present, it is mainly produced in South Asian countries, the Hawaiian Island, Cuba, Brazil, Pakistan and India. In Pakistan, the major guava growing areas include Shariqpur, Kasur, Lahore, Sheikhupora, Sangla Hills, Gujranwala in the Punjab; Kohat, Haripur and Bannu in the North West Frontier Province and Larkana and Hyderabad in Sindh.
GUAVA: NUTRITIONAL PROFILE:
Guava is a great source of Anti-oxidant in spite of orange, plump, banana, grapes and apples. It also has a high content of vitamin C. Even a 100 grams Guava contains four times more vitamin C than an Orange. Vitamin C is such a powerful Anti-oxidant, which increases the immunity power to fight with cancer or even heart problems. An unripe guava has more vitamin C than a ripped and soft guava. A lemon has ten times less vitamin A such as a guava have. A Guava is more nutrition than other fruits.