One medium-size persimmon contains 66 milligrams of vitamin C – almost as much as an orange, and more than meets daily requirements. It is also a good source of iron and calcium.
Selection and storage tips:
Choose Persimmons that are clean and firm with deep saturated coloured; and heavy for its size. Little black strips on the skin denotes that the fruit is ripe and ready to eat.
Store Persimmons at room temperature till ripe and aromatic, then refrigerate in plastic bags.
Avoid refrigerating once removed from fridge.