Fruits to buy for the New Year


It has been a tradition of every Filipino family to buy and prepare round fruits every New Year celebration. It is believed that having 12 to 13 round fruits attract good luck and fortune to families in the approaching year.

To help you in completing your New Year feast, we have listed down all circular produce that you may buy at the Farmers Market in Araneta City.

  1. Oranges

Oranges are symbols of good luck, with their vibrant color associated with good fortune. They are popular for giving loads of vitamin C, and for lowering cholesterol and blood sugar level. 

Don't throw away the orange peels, as you may use them on your scalp to prevent hair dryness and dandruff.

Farmers Market price: P40 per piece

  1. Apples

This fruit is among the Filipino favorites that are harvested all year round. If you can't decide on what color of apple to buy, here's what each of them symbolizes: red apples signify good luck, while green symbolizes money.

Farmers Market price: P40 per piece (red), P100 per 3 pieces (green)

  1. Grapes

This fruit is a symbol of abundance and strength in Greek mythology, apparent to its nutrients and antioxidants. Grapes are good for the heart, as it helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Farmers Market price: P300-450 per kilogram (depending on color)

  1. Melon

A fruit that is abundant in the country, melon makes an appetizing dessert as well as refreshment every summer. Its high water content helps prevent dehydration.

Farmers Market price: P90 per kilogram

  1. Watermelon

One of the most popular round fruit in the Philippines, the watermelon is not only rich in sweetness; it is also rich in Vitamin C that is good to boost our immune system.

Farmers Market price: P60 per kilogram

  1. Kiwi

It has high vitamin C content and other nutrients that can maintain a healthy bowel movement, boost wound healing and lower blood pressure.

Farmers Market price: P100 per 3 pieces

  1. Pineapple

Northern Mindanao is the top pineapple producing region in the country. This fruit is popularly exported to Japan, South Korea and Japan.

Farmers Market price: P200 per piece

  1. Chico

This fruit is native to tropical countries like the Philippines. Also known as Sapodilla, this fruit is loaded with antioxidants and is rich in iron.

Farmers Market price: P150 per kilogram

  1. Pomelo

Pomelo fruit is filled with several days worth of vitamin C. It is also loaded with potassium and fiber. It is an effective supplement for weight loss.

Farmers Market price: P200 per kilogram

  1. Guava

Commonly found in provinces, guavas are helpful to improve heart health as well as lower blood sugar. They are also effective painkiller for menstruation discomfort.

Farmers Market price: P110 per kilogram

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Farmers Market in Araneta City offers an abundant and fresh variety of fruits and other produce all year long. It is open daily from 5am to 8pm.

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