Specialist Fruits

Specialist Fruits

Our exotic and enticing selection of specialist fruits is ideal for creating delectable dishes at home all year round.

Add an extra something to a meal or dessert with some unique fruity flavours or enjoy separately as a snack between meals.

Our selection of specialist fruits provides fresh new flavours that complement a variety of dishes. Choose from tangy blood oranges, succulent medjool dates, refreshing micro melons, bitter fraise du bois and much more. You can then create unique dishes that will delight your taste buds.

Find the Right Specialist Fruit for the Season

The Fine Food Specialist team strives to ensure our specialist fruits are as fresh as they can be, meaning we provide the appropriate fruits for each season. Enjoy the zesty burst of citrus fruits during spring and summer, or the tasty flavour of fresh dates from August through to December. We source the finest fruits all year round to ensure you have all you need, whatever the weather.

Not sure what specialist fruit is in season? Check out our handy infographic Are You ‘Fruit True Or False’and test your knowledge!

Use slices of fruit with fresh fish to create delicate appetisers, use them for moreish mains or conjure up a unique dessert with unusual yet enjoyable flavour blends.

Fruits from Around the World


We stock fruits from all over the world, including the daring dragon fruit, Japanese yuzu and Chinese Nashi pears. But we also have a selection of more traditional options from the fruit world. Choose from Sicilian lemons, English cherries and Yellow peaches.

At Fine Food Specialist, we offer such a large variety of specialist fruits and other fine ingredients, helping you easily find the fruits you need to bring new flavours into your kitchen. Our appetising assortment of specialist fruits can please every palette, so why not browse our entire selection of fruits and begin experimenting with exceptional flavours and textures.

 

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  1. Fresh Figs, x 6
    Fresh Figs, x 6
    £9.95
    Fresh figs are available all year round, but a much heavier and sweeter crop appear in late summer and Autumn so enjoy them at their best from June to October. Figs make an excellent addition to meat and cheese platters. Cut a cross on the top of the fresh figs and stuff with full flavoured cheese ...
  2. Buy Medjool Dates Online and in London UK
    Medjool Dates, 1kg
    £17.95
    Dates are a joy to eat, the sweet succulence of their flesh is delightful, and they can be added to both savoury and sweet dishes and are a fruit platter essential. Try stuffing them with chipolatas wrapped in bacon for a great canape.
  3. Papaya, Fresh x 3
    Papaya, Fresh x 3
    £15.95
    Our Papayas are hand picked at Runjis market in Paris. Runjis is one of the biggest markets in the world and hundreds of thousands of products pass through it every day from all over the world. All our fruit is hand picked, ensuring only the best quality specimens are selected. Try making a scallop,...
  4. Baby Pineapple, Fresh
    Baby Pineapple, Fresh
    £5.95
    Thriving in hot and humid conditions, these baby pineapples also known as 'Queen Victoria's Pineapples' are both sweet and tart and packed full of flavour. About 5 inches long and 3 inches wide, they are a mini version of a regular pineapple.(24 hour lead time needed for this product.)
  5. Dragon Fruit, Fresh x 2
    Dragon Fruit, Fresh x 2
    £16.95
    Dragon fruit also known as pitaya is a tropical fruit native to Central America. Grown in these tropical climates, the flesh is sweet and soft with a flavour comparable to pear and kiwi. The fruit can be juiced with the seeds removed or eaten in chunks, with the seeds.
  6. Star Fruit, Fresh, x 2
    Star Fruit, Fresh, x 2
    £8.95
    Star fruit is particularly striking with its beautiful shape. Grown in South East Asia, Australia and Florida, It has sweet, soft flesh and is often used for garnish with its wonderful star-like shape.(24 hour lead time needed for this product.)
  7. Mango Air Freight, Ripened, Fresh
    Mango Air Freight, Ripened, Fresh
    £6.95
    Our Mangos are hand selected by our pickers at Runjis market in Paris. Only the freshest, ripest and best mangos are selected for Fine Food Specialist. Perfect quality for a sorbet, or even a souffle.(24 chours lead-time required for this product.)
  8. Prickly Pears, x 9 Heads
    Prickly Pears, x 9 Heads
    £25.95
    Prickly pears are available in the summer months when the weather is supposedly at its best. Grown mainly in Mexico and the Southern United States, prickly pears, or cactus flowers as they are often called, are a delicious sweet snack in the heat of the day. To get to the flesh inside, the skin need...
  9. Buy Kumquots Online in London UK
    Kumquats, +/-1kg
    £18.95
    Kumquots are a delightful and fun addition for garnish. Eat the whole fruit, skin on and all. The taste starts off very sharp and tangy and then turns sweet and citrus like. Delightful to pop in the mouth as a palet cleanser...
  10. Chinese Nashi Pears
    Chinese/Nashi Pear, x 5
    £14.95
    Chinese Nashi Pears: A Delicate Eastern Delight! Hailing from the rich orchards of Asia, Chinese Nashi pears are celebrated as a true fruit delicacy of the East. With a unique texture that's slightly grainier than your typical pear, these exotic fruits are a testament to nature's diversity. While ...
  11.  Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives 150g
    Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives 350g (150g Net)
    £3.95
    Indulge in the Irresistible Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives! Experience the essence of Spanish culinary delight with our Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives. As the name suggests, 'Gordal' meaning 'the fat one' in Spanish, perfectly describes these olives' succulent and generous nature. These fru...
  12. Buy Giant Papaya Online & In London UK
    Giant Papaya
    £14.95
    The papaya, or pawpaw as it is also known, is native to the Americas and grows on a tall-stemmed tree. The red flesh is sweet and juicy with a buttery tenderness and is delicious eaten as it is or added to a fruit salad or smoothie. The black seeds are edible and have a fragrant, peppery flavour.&nb...
  13. Buy Redcurrants Online & In London UK
    Redcurrants, 125g
    £9.95
    Redcurrants are the ruby jewel of the garden. The glossy red berries burst forgivingly in the mouth, giving way to sweet but slightly tart juice. They are delicious eaten raw in fruit salads or with rich chocolate desserts but work equally well when baked into a crumble or simmered into jam or lusci...
  14. Quince
    Quince, 1kg
    £9.95
    Exploring the Exotic Essence of Quince: A Fragrant Delight Quince has a lovely fragrant smell but is inedible raw. It is an exotic fruit often overshadowed by its flashier counterparts, which hides an alluring secret within its unassuming appearance. Its lovely fragrance is a teaser, a promise of d...
  15. Italian Lemons
    Italian Lemons, 1kg
    £10.95
    Indulge in the Unforgettable Essence of Italian Lemons! In the realm of citrus perfection, a true gem emerges – the remarkable Italian lemons. Standing shoulder to shoulder with their renowned Amalfi counterparts, these fruit treasures redefine what it means to savour nature's...
  16. Buy Mangosteen Online in London UK
    Mangosteen, 500g
    £13.95
    Originating from South East Asia, the purple mangosteen is a deliciously sweet exotic fruit that has captured the hearts of many fruit enthusiasts around the world. Known simply as mangosteen, this fruit has a unique taste and texture that sets it apart from other fruits. The flesh of the mangostee...
  17. Buy Rambutan Online in London UK
    Rambutan, +/-500g
    £16.95
    This exotic, unique looking fruit with red skin originates from South-East Asia. With a striking appearance similar to that of a lychee, rambutans are sweeter in taste with a juicy flesh. Rambutans provide a number of health benefits and are notably high in vitamin C, deserving their worthy title as...
  18. Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives Picante, 2kg
    Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives Picante, 2kg
    £43.95
    Discover the Exquisite Flavour of Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives Picante! Transport your taste buds to the heart of Spain with our Perello Gordal Pitted Green Olives. Aptly named 'Gordal', which means 'the fat one' in Spanish, these olives live up to their name with their succulent and generous...
  19. Kaki Fruit / Sharon Fruit +/-1kg
    Kaki Fruit / Sharon Fruit +/-1kg
    £12.95
    Kaki fruit, also known as persimmons, can be eaten raw or cooked. To eat raw, the top leaf must be removed, then the flesh can be removed from the skin by scooping it out of the fruit or the skin can also be eaten. The flesh inside the fruit can be firm if slightly unripe, or mushy when fully ripene...
  20. Tamarillo Fruit, +/-1kg
    Tamarillo Fruit, +/-1kg
    £17.95
    This egg-shaped edible fruit is also known as the Tomato Fruit. The flesh inside the fruit is firm and contains larger seeds than regular tomatoes, providing higher levels of vitamins and irons but with a much sweeter flavour. 
  21. Grenadilla Fruit, +/-1kg
    Grenadilla Fruit, +/-1kg
    £16.95
    The granadilla fruit has a very similar structure and texture to a passion-fruit; the outer shell is hard and slippery to protect the inside, which is made up on hard black seeds and transparent pulp. The flavour of the pulp is much sweeter and softer than that of a passionfruit.  The granadill...
  22. Passion Fruit, +/-500g
    Passion Fruit, +/-500g
    £6.95
    Passionfruit seeds are found inside the exotic fruit in the pulp, and are sweet yet slightly tart in flavour. Passionfruits can be eaten raw or the juice used in curds or other desserts. Try dolloping the pulp of the passion fruit onto homemade meringue and whipped cream to make the ultimate summer ...
  23. Plantain, +/-2kg
    Plantain, +/-2kg
    £12.95
    Plantain looks similar to a banana, but they are low in sugar and have higher levels of starch. For this reason, they are generally eaten cooked as there is too much starch in them to be eaten raw. It is their low levels of sugar that give them their green colour. Plantain is a highly nutritious pla...
  24. Exotic Fruit Box, Serves 2
    Exotic Fruit Box, Serves 2
    £60.00
    Our new fresh fruit box combines some of the most delicious fruits from around the globe; including Nashi pears and kumquats from China, Dragon fruit from Thailand, and so much more! These exotic fruits will excite your taste buds with a rainbow of flavour! The box includes nine varieties of exotic...
  25. Blood Oranges
    Tarocco Blood Oranges, 2kg
    £13.95
    Tarocco Blood Oranges: A Symphony of Colour and Flavour! Tarocco Blood Oranges, globally recognised as 'blood', 'blood-red' or 'blush' oranges, stand out as a captivating addition to the citrus fruit family. Their distinct appearance, with a deep red hue, sets them apart, making them a visual and c...
  26. Seville Oranges
    Seville Oranges, 2kg
    £8.95
    Unlocking Citrus Excellence: The Marvel of Seville Oranges! Seville oranges, often considered 'bitter oranges,' stand as citrus gems prized for their distinctive flavour profile. Bursting with a delightful acidic twinge, these oranges have found their zenith of popularity in the world of marmalade....
  27. Pomelo
    Pomelo, Fresh x 1
    £8.95
    Pomelo: The Citrus Giant with Subtle Sweetness! The pomelo, a member of the citrus family, stands out as a colossal fruit, often claiming the title of the largest among its citrus counterparts. Not only does it boast an impressive size, but it also brings a unique flavour profile to the table, sett...
  28. Coconut, Fresh x 5
    Coconut, Fresh x 5
    £9.95
    Coconuts are not only delicious, but will last for 6 months at room temperature. Full of milk, they also have a fantastic tasting flesh. Try grating the white flesh on a cheese grater and using the flakes like bread crumbs to panee small goujons of fish or Gambas for an Indian themed dish. Deep fry ...
    Out of stock
  29. Flat White Peaches, +/-2kg
    Flat White Peaches, +/-2kg
    £12.95
    Flat peaches are often referred to as doughnut peaches - wonderfully soft, and juicy, they are in prime season and are bursting with sweetness. Only around for a short period, these peaches boast a more nutty flavour to their yellow fleshed counterparts and are equally delectable served alone or car...
    Out of stock
  30. Finger Limes, 100g
    Finger Limes, 100g
    £14.95
    Finger limes are the latest craze to hit the Michelin starred kitchens. They are prized by chefs because the interior pulp has a caviar-like appearance, which is perfect for seafood garnishes. They have a tangy lemon flavour and the texture of the delicate little pearls is such that they pop on the ...
    Out of stock
  31. Fresh Almonds, 1kg
    Fresh Almonds, 1kg
    £12.95
    Fresh Almonds are another delightful Spring arrival. They are soft and moist in the middle as the seed or 'nut' has not matured. They need to be seasoned well to come alive. Try serving them whole or diced in a salad with feta cheese some crunchy leaves and carrot julienne.
    Out of stock
  32. Black figs
    Black Figs x 6
    £10.95
    This is one of the most special fruit of the whole year. Perfectly ripe black figs, bursting with flavour ready to be devoured. Best eaten just as they are or with proscuitto, mint, mozzarella drizzled with olive oil. They are extremely versatile though and can be grilled, baked or used in salads. T...
    Out of Season
  33. Bergamot Citrus Fruit, +/-1kg
    Bergamot Citrus Fruit, +/-1kg
    £16.95
    An exotic fruit that looks something like an orange and lemon combined, Bergamot gained worldwide fame as one of the ingredients of Earl Grey Tea. Like lemon the flesh is sour, while the fragrant juice is its crowning glory; use to flavour punches, teas and cocktails (gin and high quality vodka are ...
    Out of stock
  34. White Nectarines, x 10
    White Nectarines, x 10
    £23.95
    This white variety of nectarine is full of sweet, fragrant flesh. Their flavour is smooth and the juice is low in acidity. Try grilling to caramelize the juices, and serving with nuts, granola and a spoonful of Greek style yoghurt. They also work well in summer salads, complimenting more savoury fla...
    Out of Season
  35. Lychee, +/-500g
    Lychee, +/-500g
    £13.95
    Lychees are a wonderfully delicious fruit. The gnarly pinkish skin is easily peeled back to reveal milky white flesh that, when bitten into, releases heavenly juice full of honeyed sweetness. They are popular in many parts of Asia where they are often used in desserts. The fruit has a long history o...
    Out of stock
  36. Greengage Plums, 1kg
    Greengage Plums, 1kg
    £9.95
    What separates the greengage from a plum? Some say it is purely in the eating: if, when you bite into a plum-shaped fruit, you feel your mouth filled with the nectar of the gods rather than the flesh, then it is a greengage. Greengages are a type of European plum, often vivid green in colour. They ...
    Out of stock
  37. Buy Micro Melons Online & In London UK
    Micro Melons, 1 x Punnet
    £6.50
    At a fraction of the size of a normal watermelon, these micro melons – otherwise known as mouse or pepquino melons – look just like smaller versions of their cousins. With a refreshing and slightly sour flavour similar to cucumber, the little fruits make an excellent snack, appetiser, co...
    Out of Season
  38. Buy Pomegranates Online & In London
    Pomegranate x 10
    £7.95
    The arresting beauty of a bejewelled pomegranate is enough to make it a temptation in itself, but the burst of sweet juice from each ruby seed is the real delight. Used largely in Middle Eastern cuisine, pomegranate adds both colour and flavour and is a quick and easy way to elevate the appearance o...
    Out of stock
  39. Buy Fresh Cobnuts Online & In London UK
    Fresh Cobnuts, 1kg
    £14.95
    Fresh young cobnuts also know as Kentish cobs are green and golden, dewy green in colour and, as the season progresses, they grow gradually golden in colour. The flavour also alters from juicy and mildly coconutty to sweet and deeply nutty. Cobnuts are a type of hazelnut traditionally grown in ...
    Out of stock
  40. Buy Dark Muscat Grapes Online & In London UK
    Muscat Grapes, +/-250g
    £8.95
    Most commonly known for its role in wine making, the muscat grape is also delicious as a table grape. The perfumed aroma that makes muscat wine so distinguished is apparent in the flavour of the grape, which is floral-sweet and delicious. Thought to be one of the earliest varieties of grape, mu...
    Out of stock
  41. Buy Mirabelle Plums Online & In London UK
    Mirabelle Plums, 500g
    £9.95
    Beautifully sweet and juicy, the mirabelle is perhaps queen amongst plums. The golden skin is flecked with rosy markings and the flesh inside is tender and almost jelly-like when perfectly ripe. Eat raw to invoke the essence of a Mediterranean summer or cook for a fragrantly sweet addition to jams a...
    Out of stock
  42. Giant Cedro Lemons
    Giant Cedro Lemons, +/-1kg
    £14.95
    The Amalfi or Cedro lemon is a highly regarded lemon variety originating from the Southern sun-kissed coast of Italy. One of the richest citrus varieties, boasting a high count of absorbic acid, the Cedro lemon is cultivated in the picturesque Italian reigion of Calabria. Significantly larger than...
    Out of stock
  43. Green Mango, Fresh
    Green Mango, Fresh
    £13.95
    Green mangoes are picked just before they ripen, therefore they have smaller seeds than those found in ripe mangoes. These mangoes are often used in Asian salads and curries, as they can be eaten raw or cooked. The flavour of green mangoes is sour and bitter.
    Out of stock
  44. Alphonso Mangoes, Box of 5-6, Fresh
    Alphonso Mangoes, Box of 5-6, Fresh
    £24.95
    Alphonso Mangoes are grown in India and are considered to be the most superior variety of mango, sought after by many chefs. Whilst the flesh inside the mangoes are a golden colour, the skin of the mango is yellow with red spots. In India, the short season which is usually around 6 weeks, is a good...
    Out of stock
  45. Leafy Clementines, 2kg
    Leafy Clementines, 2kg
    £13.95
    These leafy clementines are sweet, juicy and easy to peel. The best thing to have in the fruit bowl over the festive period - the sweet flavour flavour is truly unbeatable !
    Out of Season
  46. Custard Apple
    Custard Apple, x 6 units
    £21.95
    Embark on a journey to taste royalty with Custard Apples, also known as Cherimoya fruit. This ancient Incan fruit, native to Central America, was once reserved exclusively for the elite due to its unparalleled flavour, earning it the title of the 'King of fruits'. Indulge in the sweet symphony of tr...
    Out of stock
  47. Jelly Nuts, x 3
    Jelly Nuts, x 3
    £23.95
    Jelly coconuts are a younger version of the brown, hairy coconut that we know so well. These young coconuts are typically used for their coconut water inside, as well as the sweet and delicate white meat (however the flesh has more flavour in the more matured coconut).
    Out of stock
  48. Green Papaya x 1
    Green Papaya x 1
    £10.95
    Green papaya, also known as paw-paw, is native to tropical environments, and is particularly prevalent in South East Asia. The skin of the large fruit is dark, with a hard white flesh surrounding white seeds. Green papaya does not have too much of a distinctively strong taste, so it can be used in a...
    Out of stock
  49. Leafy Tarocco Blood Oranges, 2kg
    Leafy Tarocco Blood Oranges, 2kg
    £13.50
    These incredible Tarocco blood oranges are intensely flavourful, sweet with a sharp undertone. They are the perfect citrus ingredient to cook and bake with, or just as delicious eaten fresh! These oranges come with the leaves on for an extra pretty touch if there going to be the centre piece in your...
    Out of stock
  50. French Apricots, Fresh, +/-2kg
    French Apricots, Fresh, +/-2kg
    £19.95
    These fresh apricots are from the South of France, and are picked at full maturity, when the fruit has absorbed the maximum nutritional value. They have a lovely rich pink and orange colour, good acidity and a sweet undertone. Delicious as they are, popped straight intp your fruit bowl, or also deli...
    Out of stock
  51. French Cherries, 1kg
    French Cherries, 1kg
    £17.95
    These juicy cherries, with an intense red coloured flesh, are ripe and ready to eat. With a sweet but subtly tart flavour, they are absolutely delicious however you choose to eat them. These heart-shaped fruits on stems are perfect in desserts, but also just as fabulous used in savoury dishes to add...
    Out of stock
  52. Guava, x 1 Case, +/-2kg
    Guava, x 1 Case, +/-2kg
    £27.95
    Cultivated mainly in Central America or the Caribbean, the guava has long been accredited as a high source of fibre and vitamins. It has been referred to as 'the nectar of the Gods'. The softer a guava is, the sweeter the flavour.  This distinctly flavoured tropical fruit serves as a sweet and ...
    Out of Season
  53. Victoria Plums, 1kg
    Victoria Plums, 1kg
    £9.95
    Victoria plums are a popular variety of the plum family, that were initially found to grow in England in the 1840’s. Victoria plum trees are found in gardens all over the country; the fruit’s skin is mottled purple and red, with a green and yellow flesh. When the plums are cooked, the co...
    Out of stock
  54. Yellow Peaches
    Yellow Peaches, x 10
    £13.95
    Introducing Yellow Peaches: Nature's Juicy Delight! Prepare to tantalise your taste buds with the lusciousness of Yellow Peaches. These vibrant fruits are renowned for their juicy flesh and the perfect balance of sweetness with a subtle touch of sourness. In season during the summer months, yellow ...
    Out of stock
  55. British Gooseberries
    British Gooseberries, +/-300g
    £8.95
    Introducing British Gooseberries: The Perfect Summer Fruit Delight! Indulge your taste buds with the exquisite flavour of hand-picked British gooseberries. Plump, juicy and bursting with natural sweetness, these delightful fruits are a true treasure of the summer season. With their limited availabi...
    Out of stock
  56. Italian Yellow Nectarines
    Italian Yellow Nectarines, Fresh, x 10
    £11.95
    Introducing Italian Yellow Nectarines: A Sweet and Tangy Fruit Delight! Prepare your taste buds for the sensational experience of Italian Yellow Nectarines. These round, yellow-fleshed fruits adorned with a beautiful red blush are a visual and gastronomic delight. Bursting with sweetness and balanc...
    Out of stock
  57. Yellow Yuzu, +/-500g
    Yellow Yuzu, +/-500g
    £26.95
    Available from November, yuzus are yellow in colour when they are at their ripest. Yuzu fruit is the most popular and common fruit used in Japanese cuisine, which is very aromatic with strong undertones of lemon, grapefruit and mandarin. The flavour of yuzu is best used in marinades, dressings and s...
    Out of stock
  58. Baby Mangoes (6-7cm), x 7
    Baby Mangoes (6-7cm), x 7
    £19.95
    Baby mangoes are mini-versions of the regular mango – they taste just as sweet and delicious, and are the perfect size for an individual portion. These baby mangoes are flavoursome, moist and encase the flavours of the tropics in every bite. Perfect for your summer fruit bowl!   
    Out of stock
  59. Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes
    Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes, +/-3kg
    £29.95
    Our Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes are the epitome of fruit flavour and quality. Hand-selected from local Spanish farms, these juicy and ripe tomatoes are packed with a rich, sweet taste that can only be found in the sun-drenched fields of Spain. Perfect for a variety of dishes, these tomatoes are ideal ...
    Out of stock
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Our exotic and enticing selection of specialist fruits is ideal for creating delectable dishes at home all year round.

Add an extra something to a meal or dessert with some unique fruity flavours or enjoy separately as a snack between meals.

Our selection of specialist fruits provides fresh new flavours that complement a variety of dishes. Choose from tangy blood oranges, succulent medjool dates, refreshing micro melons, bitter fraise du bois and much more. You can then create unique dishes that will delight your taste buds.

Find the Right Specialist Fruit for the Season

The Fine Food Specialist team strives to ensure our specialist fruits are as fresh as they can be, meaning we provide the appropriate fruits for each season. Enjoy the zesty burst of citrus fruits during spring and summer, or the tasty flavour of fresh dates from August through to December. We source the finest fruits all year round to ensure you have all you need, whatever the weather.

Not sure what specialist fruit is in season? Check out our handy infographic Are You ‘Fruit True Or False’and test your knowledge!

Use slices of fruit with fresh fish to create delicate appetisers, use them for moreish mains or conjure up a unique dessert with unusual yet enjoyable flavour blends.

Fruits from Around the World


We stock fruits from all over the world, including the daring dragon fruit, Japanese yuzu and Chinese Nashi pears. But we also have a selection of more traditional options from the fruit world. Choose from Sicilian lemons, English cherries and Yellow peaches.

At Fine Food Specialist, we offer such a large variety of specialist fruits and other fine ingredients, helping you easily find the fruits you need to bring new flavours into your kitchen. Our appetising assortment of specialist fruits can please every palette, so why not browse our entire selection of fruits and begin experimenting with exceptional flavours and textures.

 

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