Prickly pear is a highly appreciated Tunisian fruit as call it ” Sultan El Gualla” literally “the king of fruit”.
Once peeled, prickly fig is a very sweet fruit whose flesh is grainy, containing small black seeds.
Depending on the variety, fruits and colors vary from red to white and yellow to orange.
In Tunisia, excellent jam and delicious molasses are produced from the fruit. Recently, producers produce oil from prickly pear seed, the nopal powder, dried fruit, snowshoes, etc..
The prickly pear is a fruit grown in several regions of Tunisia namely Kairouan, North and Cap Bon.
Average nutritional values per 100g:
Energy: 172 kJ (41 kcal)
Carbohydrates: 9.6 g
Fiber: 3.6 g
Fat: 0.5 g
Protein: 0.7 g
In Bulk: Carton box or wooden box: 5Kg, 10 Kg
Processed: Crystal trays: 500 gr, 1 kg