The mangosteen’s characteristics
Native to South-East Asia, the evergreen mangosteen tree, garcinia mangostana, belongs to the Clusiaceae family. Its purple fruit, the mangosteen, has a white flesh and an exquisite scent.
The mangosteen is one of the most antioxidant–rich fruits there is. It also has a high folic acid content and is packed with vitamins C, B1, B2 and B3.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of exotic fruit such as the mangosteen and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping mangosteen, by air from all countries of origin.
The mangosteen is packaged in 2 kg boxes as standard.