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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
    £14.95
    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
    £14.95
    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 fruits grow in tropical climates,their flesh is sweet and soft and can either be juiced with the seeds removed or eaten in chunks, with the seeds still inside. Dragon fruit which is often called Pitaya originated in Central and South America.(24 hour lead time required for this product.)
  6. Star Fruit, Fresh, x 5
    Star Fruit, Fresh, x 5
    £9.95
    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.)
    Out of stock
  7. Mango, Ripened, Fresh
    Mango, Ripened, Fresh
    £4.50
    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 10 Heads
    Prickly Pears, x 10 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 Pear, x 10
    Chinese/Nashi Pear, x 10
    £12.95
    The Chinese pear hails from Asia and is considered a real delicacy of the East. With a texture that is slightly grainier than an ordinary pear, it is not often used in cooking but eaten fresh and raw where the sweetness can best be savoured. Please note that these pears are extremely delicate, so a ...
  11. Buy Pomegranates Online & In London
    Pomegranate x 5
    £12.95
    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...
  12. Buy Giant Papaya Online & In London UK
    Giant Papaya
    £15.95
    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
    £6.95
    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. Buy Quince Online & In London UK
    Quince, 1kg
    £7.95
    Quince have a lovely fragrant smell but are inedible raw. Once baked, poached, stewed or made into jam or jelly however, the fruit is a delight. Its most common incarnation is in a thick jelly called membrillo, which is delicious when paired with cheese, particularly a hard and salty manchego. 
  15. Leafy Lemons, 1kg
    Leafy Lemons, 1kg
    £12.95
    Rivalled only by Amalfi lemons, the leafy lemons are something truly special. They are less tart and acidic than those that grace our UK grocer’s shelves but the depth of flavour is greater, with a wonderful floral scent.
  16. Buy Mangosteen Online in London UK
    Mangosteen, 500g
    £14.95
    Originating from South East Asia, the purple mangosteen, or simply known as mangosteen, is a refreshingly sweet exotic fruit. Its flesh posesses a texture similar to that of a lychee, with a sweet and tangy flavour. The mangosteen offers a number of health benefits due to its high levels of vitamins...
  17. Tamarillo Fruit, x 10
    Tamarillo Fruit, x 10
    £23.95
    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. 
  18. Grenadilla Fruit, x 10
    Grenadilla Fruit, x 10
    £38.95
    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...
  19. Passion Fruit, +/-1kg
    Passion Fruit, +/-1kg
    £15.95
    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 ...
  20. Prickly Pear, Frozen, Figue De Barbarie, 1kg
    Prickly Pear, Frozen, Figue De Barbarie, 1kg
    £19.95
    Prickly pears, also known as cactus flowers, are harvested in the summer months in Mexico and the South of the USA. To get to the flesh inside, the skin needs to be peeled, getting rid of any small inedible spines. To make your life a little easier, why not use this frozen prickly pear puree? The fl...
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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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