The Pomegranate belongs to the group of foods richest in vitamins C, water, mineral salts, fructose and antioxidants, and are even those who have labelled them as fruits with miraculous anti-cancer properties. Despite their fragile appearance, they hide inside a concentrated red and juicy pulp in which numerous seeds similar to small red diamonds are immersed.
With an intense and uniform red color, its rind is of medium thickness characterized by a rounded shape with an elongated crown. The flavor of the pomegranates belonging to this variety is the characteristic one tending to bittersweet and its seeds are almost inconsistent on the palate. A characterizing element of the variety is the peel which, by virtue of its important thickness, allows greater and easier preservation and storage of the product, not only increasing its shelf life but also allowing a more constant and modular release on the market. Excellent for fresh consumption or for transforming them into juices, the wonderful variety is among the most popular and famous in the world, the harvest period from mid-October to mid-November is excellent is the storage period between 30 and 40 days.
Very vigorous plant, its fruits are dark red both inside and out, its flavor is very sweet and with a very balanced degree of acidity.
Pomegranates of the AKO variety, is a product famous for its beneficial properties on human health, cultivated with Israeli techniques.
This product has a conservation period that can last a few months in controlled environmental conditions. It is considered the first variety among those on the market, the fruit ripens at the end of August.