Discover 20 White Fruits: The Complete List

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Written by Niccoy Walker

Published: August 17, 2023

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When you think of fruit, you might picture a rainbow of colors. But what about white fruits? This comprehensive list shows an array of beautiful, delicious, and nutritious white fruits, including their benefits, taste profile, and how to eat them. Let’s dive in!

1. Coconut

Coconut whole, coconut milk, shredded coconut

Coconut is one of the most well-known white fruits.

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Health Benefits: Coconut has antibacterial effects, promotes healthy bones, helps your body absorb calcium, controls blood sugar, and contains powerful antioxidants.

How to Eat: This powerful fruit can be used in many ways. Blend it into a smoothie, add to stir-fries, sprinkle on top of oatmeal, or make coconut milk.

Taste: Sweet, nutty, creamy

2. White Strawberry

White Jewel Strawberries

The white jewel strawberry looks tart, but it’s actually sweeter than standard strawberries.

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Health Benefits: White strawberries contain fiber, calcium, vitamin K, iron, vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and manganese. They are gut healthy, heart smart, and boost your immune system. 

How to Eat: You can eat them raw as a snack, slice them into salads, or dip them in chocolate.

Taste: Aromatic and slightly sweet

3. White Wonder Watermelon

Health Benefits: White watermelons contain vitamin C, potassium, fiber, and other nutrients. These melons help with digestion, the immune system, fluid levels, and nerve function.

How to Eat: the best way to eat this rare fruit is to eat it raw and display it on a fruit platter.

Taste: Neutral, juicy, and crisp

4. Banana

Cavendish banana

Bananas are versatile fruits you can use in many ways.

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Health Benefits: Bananas are rich in nutrients, support digestive health, improve heart health, improve blood sugar levels, and are chock full of antioxidants.

How to Eat: Use them in smoothies, slice them on top of oatmeal, or dip them in peanut butter for a filling and healthy snack.

Taste: sweet, fruity, and slightly tangy

5. Pineberry

Pineberry

Pineberries have subtle notes of pineapple.

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Health Benefits: Pineberries are high in antioxidants, fiber, and many nutrients. These berries are excellent for supporting your digestive system, vision, skin, and immune system.

How to Eat: Eat them raw, blend them into smoothies, or top your morning cereal.

Taste: Sweet with notes of subtle pineapple

6. Bosc Pear

Bosc pears or brown pears on a cutting board with a knife on the side and a blue napkin at the back in a black background. Rim light or backlight

Bosc pears are the perfect fall dessert fruit.

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Health Benefits: Bosc pears are a great source of fiber and are packed with nutrients. They are anti-inflammatory, improve heart health, aid in cholesterol management, and improve intestinal health.

How to Eat: You can eat them raw or bake them into pies, tarts, or popovers. You can also glaze, grill, or poach them for a healthy dessert.

Taste: Earthy, sweet, and with a hint of fall spices

7. Dragon Fruit

Drago Fruit

Dragon fruit is bright pink on the outside and white on the inside.

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Health Benefits: Dragon fruit reduces the risk of cancer and diabetes, boosts immunity, fights aging, strengthens your bones, and is excellent for hair health.

How to Eat: You can eat it as is or dice it up and pair it with Greek yogurt, nuts, and honey. It also tastes great eaten alongside fish, like mahi-mahi.

Taste: Slightly sweet, a cross between a pear and a kiwi

8. Cherimoya

Cherimoya fruit cut open

Cherimoya can improve blood pressure and decrease your risk of certain cancers.

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Health Benefits: Cherimoya improves blood pressure, reduces the risk of certain cancers, reduces inflammation, maintains eye health, and strengthens your immune system.

How to Eat: Scoop out the flesh and eat it raw (don’t eat the seeds) or put it in your morning granola or oatmeal.

Taste: Sweet, tropical, and slightly tangy

9. White Peach

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White peaches have a sweet, floral taste.

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Health Benefits: White peaches can reduce wrinkles, keep your heart healthy, aid digestion, protect your skin, and improve eyesight. These peaches are loaded with potassium, fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C. 

How to Eat: You can eat these raw as a tasty snack. Or make homemade peach cobbler with a dollop of vanilla ice cream. They also taste excellent sliced with cottage cheese.

Taste: Floral and sweet

10. Rambutan

Fresh and ripe rambutan sweet tropical fruit peeled rambutan with leaves, Rambutan fruit on basket and wooden background harvest from the garden

Rambutan are odd-looking fruits that taste delicious in smoothies.

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Health Benefits: Rambutan has abundant fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C. This fruit enhanced digestion, aids the immune system, improves blood circulation, and helps with chronic ailments.

How to Eat: This unusual fruit can be used to make smoothies, curry, and rice pudding. You can also eat them raw or make a fresh fruit salad.

Taste: Sweet, fruity, and slightly acidic

11. Lychee

Lychee with leaves isolated on white background. Tropical fruit

Lychee are juicy and tangy and make excellent sweeteners for teas and cocktails.

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Health Benefits: Lychee features iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese, and magnesium. And they protect against cancers, heart disease, chronic illness, diabetes, oxidative stress, and cataracts.

How to Eat: This fruit is popular for making syrups that you can use as a sweetener in tea and cocktails. But you can also blend them into smoothies or make sweet Thai desserts.

Taste: Juicy, tangy, and very sweet

12. Noni Fruit

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Noni fruit is often used to make healthy juice and leaf tea.

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Health Benefits: Juice derived from noni fruit can improve joint health, improve the immune system, maintain normal blood pressure, improve gum health, and improve endurance.

How to Eat: Most people use noni fruit to make a super healthy juice or leaf tea. But you can also slice them and eat them with some sea salt sprinkled on top.

Taste: Bitter, sour, pungent

13. Soursop

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Soursop fruits are covered in spines, and they have white flesh.

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Health Benefits: Soursop is an excellent fruit for reducing inflammation, preventing diabetes, aiding digestion, regulating blood pressure, strengthening the immune system, and maintaining eye health.

How to Eat: The best way to eat soursop is to cut up the flesh and eat it raw. But you can also make delicious smoothies and juices.

Taste: Sour citrus with a mix of strawberry and apple

14. Mangosteen

Fresh Mangosteen in bamboo basket and on old wood baclground. Mangosteen has been known as The Queen of Fruits, asia fruits concept

Mangosteen improves metabolism and digestion.

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Health Benefits: Mangosteen can improve digestion and elevate metabolism. It also contains abundant vitamin C, which prevents body cell injury and accelerates wound healing.

How to Eat: You can make many recipes with this fruit, such as fruit salad, rice pudding, rind tea, panna cotta, and smoothies.

Taste: Juicy, creamy, tart, and sweet

15. Chinese White Pear

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Chinese white pears are delicious with cheese.

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Health Benefits: The Chinese white pear contains high amounts of fiber, copper, potassium, vitamin K, vitamin C, and antioxidants. And it’s excellent at supporting the immune system and controlling blood sugar levels. 

How to Eat: Place these pears on a beautiful fruit and chees board or make a decadent salad. You can also use them as garnish in wine drinks.

Taste: Juicy, crisp, and aromatic

16. White Guava

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Guava is popularly eaten raw or in beverages.

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Health Benefits: White guava has plenty of vitamins and minerals that strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation, regulate the digestive system, and balance fluid levels.

How to Eat: This fruit tastes excellent raw or chopped into salads. But you can also make smoothies and a variety of desserts and sauces.

Taste: Firm, slightly sour, and tropical

17. White Mulberry

white mulberry isolated on the white background

White mulberry is high in fiber, iron, and vitamin C.

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Health Benefits: White mulberry is an excellent source of fiber, iron, and vitamin C. This fruit helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol.

How to Eat: These berries are delicious raw or tossed into salads and fruit bowls. But you can also use them to make fruit jam, wine, or as a yogurt topper.

Taste: Sweet and mild in flavor

18. White Currant

Currant

Currants have smooth stems and are typically red, purple, or blue. But you can also find them in white.

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Health Benefits: White currants are alkaline fruits high in potassium and vitamin C. They promote cardiovascular health, strengthen immunity, boost hydration, and support brain health.

How to Eat: These fruits are often served raw or used to make jellies, preserves, syrups, and wines.

Taste: Sour, sweet, and floral

19. Baobab

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Baobab is tangy, sweet, and citrusy.

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Health Benefits: Baobab fruit is high in antioxidants and polyphenols, which can reduce inflammation. This fruit can help lower blood sugar levels and improve digestion.

How to Eat: This fruit can be eaten raw or used to make stews, soups, smoothies, and desserts.

Taste: Tangy, slightly citrus, and sweet

20. Snowberry

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Snowberries have antimicrobial properties.

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Health Benefits: Snowberries are often used medicinally due to their antioxidants and antimicrobial effects.

How to Eat: You can rub fresh berries on the skin to cleanse, soothe, and heal rashes and burns. Native Americans used this fruit to wash their hair. The snowberry is also edible and tastes somewhat like a wet tic-tac.

Taste: Minty and slightly sweet

A Recap of White Fruits

NumberWhite Fruits
#1Coconut
#2White strawberry
#3White wonder watermelon
#4Banana
#5Pineberry
#6Bosc pear
#7Dragon fruit
#8Cherimoya
#9White peach
#10Rambutan
#11Lychee
#12Noni fruit
#13Soursop
#14Mangosteen
#15Chinese white pear
#16White guava
#17White mulberry
#18White currant
#19Baobab
#20Snowberry


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Niccoy is a professional writer for A-Z Animals, and her primary focus is on birds, travel, and interesting facts of all kinds. Niccoy has been writing and researching about travel, nature, wildlife, and business for several years and holds a business degree from Metropolitan State University in Denver. A resident of Florida, Niccoy enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, and spending time at the beach.

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