Nectarine is a delicious fruit which belongs to the Rosaceae family, just like plums and peaches. In fact, they are quite similar to peaches in appearance except for the lack of fuzziness on the skin, which is there on peaches, also referred to as stone fruits or drupes as they enclose a hard seed inside their outer juicy flesh. Order online and get delicious and fresh nectarine in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi delivered straight to your home in just a few clicks.
Nectarines have a wonderful antioxidant power with a good amount of polyphenols, vitamin C content and carotenoids such as beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin. The skin of the nectarine fruit has a higher concentration of such components as compared to the pulp so, just wash the fruit properly and eat unpeeled.
Nectarines are sometimes called "shaved peaches" because their skin
Contrary to popular belief, nectarines
are NOT a cross between plums and peaches, they are in fact a type of
peach. Occasionally, a peach tree mutates - the gene responsible for the fuzz
is turned off, and out comes a smooth skinned nectarine.