Joseph Tharappel is a progressive farmer from the southern state of Kerala. He is a 4th generation farmer and his family had been traditionally growing rice and veggies. Around a decade back Joseph realized the demand for exotic fruits like Mangosteen & Rambutan and started growing them at his farm in Kochi. Over years he has learnt extensively and now produces one the best varieties of both the fruit. He has made efforts to grow the fruits 100% organically and now has certified produce.
Native to the Malay Archipelago, the name of this fruit is derived from the Malay word meaning "hairy," and you can see why. But once the hairy exterior of the rambutan is peeled away, the tender, fles .. Read more