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PRICKLY PEARS

Prickly Pears

ofSicily

AVAILABLE

from August
to November

CULTIVATION

Valle dell’Etna

PACKAGING

Tub of 500g,
750g and 1kg

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Without chemical treatments or fertilisers, the 3moretti prickly pear grows untamed amidst the roughness and finds water in the parched earth to give us its sweetness
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No thorns,
just flavour

Red and purple, orange, yellow, green: always sweet and without thorns, the 3moretti prickly pear comes in many colours and delicious nuances in taste.
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Searching for water
from deserts to volcanoes

A Mexican cactus transplanted for centuries on the slopes of Etna, the Prickly Pear has found its ideal habitat here,
becoming a symbol of Sicily.

Tasty and healthy

An unparalleled source of fibre, vitamins and minerals, 3moretti prickly pears have great antioxidant, cleansing and healing properties for gastric mucosa.
A mine of vitamin C, potassium and magnesium, and valuable fibre for your body
Fibre content
per 100g of fruit.
Plum Banana Pomegranate Apple Pear Prickly pear
1.5g 1.8g 2.2g 2.6g 3.8g 5g

A diet aid!

Thanks to betalain and mucilage,
3moretti prickly pears reduce the absorption of dietary fat in
the pancreas and sugar in the intestines.
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Availability calendar

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Prickly pear                        
* Times may vary depending on weather conditions

How to store
3moretti Prickly Pears

When they are still intact, 3moretti prickly pears last for several days in the refrigerator. Once peeled, it is advisable to eat them immediately, or to store them in the fridge for no more than a couple of days.

To prolong their shelf life, you can store them in a container covered with a well-wrung damp cloth.

Available formats

 
  TUB
of 500g
TUB
of 750g
TUB
of 1kg
BOX
of 3kg
Prickly pears        

Some interesting facts

Did you know that what we call
thorns are actually... the leaves of the prickly pear plant?
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Table of
nutritional values

Water 83.2 g
Energy 63 kcal

263 kJ
Protein 0.8 g
Fats 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sugars 13 g
Total fibre 5 g
of which are soluble 0.13 g
of which are insoluble 4.87 g
Vitamin C 18 mg
Vitamin A 10 mg
* Data based on 100g of product, source www.crea.gov.it
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