Sweet persimmon is one of the most popular fruits in Korea and has a long history of cultivation. The fruit contains various vitamins and essential nutrients beneficial to our body. Grown in the high-quality soil and daylight of Sacheon, sweet persimmon is the number 1 agricultural product of Sacheon.
Sweet persimmon is packed with many health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants. It is also a good source of calcium, which has diuretic effects. The important vitamins in persimmons include carotene (red-orange colored pigments that contain vitamin A) and vitamin C. The vitamin C content in sweet persimmon is twice that of mandarin orange. Sweet persimmon's carotene turns into vitamin A in our body and boosts the beneficial effects of vitamin C and ultimately enhances our immune system and prevents cold.