Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana

General Information

It belongs to the myrtaceae family, also known as Brazilian guava or guava of the country and fruit of eternal youth. It comes from Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay and has the ability to adapt to various climatic zones.

The pineapple guava is a relative of the Soursop and is recognized for its incredible benefits for human health, it is a round green fruit, acid and sweet taste, it has a fleshy white pulp and seeds, its aroma is quite penetrating.

Pineapple Guava / Feijoa

Latin name: Acca sellowiana
Family plant name: Myrtaceae
Origin: Southern Brazil

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12.92g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6.4g 22%
Total Sugars 8.2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 0.98g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 17mg 2%
Iron 0.14mg 1%
Potassium 172mg 4%
Vitamin B1 1%
Vitamin B2 2%
Vitamin B3 2%
Vitamin B5 5%
Vitamin B6 5%
Vitamin B9 6%
Vitamin C 40%
Vitamin E 1%
Vitamin K 3%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


 There is a lot of talk about the innumerable properties of this fruit, it is rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, and has a large amount of minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, iodine and zinc . Provides fiber and antioxidants, all this makes this fruit a must in our home.


  • Benefits the nervous system: Due to the contained chlorophyll and its innumerable components, it improves mood, fights stress, fatigue and works as an antidepressant.
  • Fight the flu: Due to its high content of vitamin C, it is considered a perfect fruit to prevent colds and reduce flu discomforts.
  • Good for the thyroid: Due to the iodine content of this fruit, disorders that the thyroid gland can present can be treated.
  • Prevents anemia
  • Increase levels of red blood cells
  • Benefits our digestive system: It treats constipation due to the large amount of fiber that it provides, which can function as a natural laxative.
  • Reduces high cholesterol levels
  • Helps pregnant women during pregnancy: It contains folates, an important substance for pregnant or lactating women.
  • It works as an exfoliant and moisturizer for our skin: It is widely used in beauty products.
  • Stabilizes the sleep cycle
  • Reduces the risks of suffering from cardiovascular diseases



It can be consumed whole or in juices, smoothies, jellies, yogurt, ice cream, nectars and jams. It can also be used in facial masks.

Make sure that the fruit does not feel thick and hard to touch, as this means that it is not yet ripe. It is also important that you take into account that it does not present spots or wrinkles, as this indicates that it can no longer be consumed.

Ideally, cut it in half and extract its pulp with the help of a spoon to be able to enjoy it. Its seeds are edible.