Local Fruits on the Islands

Trinidad Fruits List

Here’s a list of 62 common fruits in Trinidad and Tobago including their common and botanical names.

More Fruit Posts

Find the benefits of fruits like barbadine, pomerac and more along with some recipe ideas below.

barbadine on vine
Barbadine or Giant Granadilla

Rich in Vitamin C, barbadine has a unique flavor profile similar to passion fruit.

pomerac with cut fruit
Pomerac or Otaheite Apple

Bright red but soft and white on the inside, this Jamaican apple fruit is packed with antioxidants.

Chenet or Guinep

Also called Spanish lime, this unique fruit is similar to rambutan and has antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds.

purple caimite cut in half
caimite or star apple

This sweet fruit with jelly-like flesh contains a milky latex, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds.

breadfruit on breadfruit tree

Breadfruit is a healthy source of complex carbohydrates, essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, fiber and more.

roucou and roucou seeds
Roucou or Annatto

The seed pigment of this fruit have proven anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits.

Plantain 101

Ripe vs unripe plantains

How to tell when a plantain is ripe and what to do to speed up or slow down the ripening process.

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