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16 fruits you've probably never heard of

By: Bryan Nelson on Feb. 23, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
A collection of exotic fruits on a wooden table

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Think exotic

A stroll through the produce aisle in a modern supermarket may give the impression that you've got a wide variety of fruit choices, but in reality that's only a small sampling of Mother Nature's bounty. The world is full of bizarre and exotic treats you've probably never heard of before. So live a little, and try something different. Apples and oranges will look pretty ordinary after you look at these wild and delicious options.

This story was originally written in August 2010 but has been updated with additional information.