How to Pick a Pomegranate
When you are buying a pomegranate
fruit, you can want to learn how to pick a
pomegranate that will taste great. To know which
pomegranate fruit will be good, sweet and juice, you
can look at the color of the fruit, the texture of
the skin and how it feels. There will be many pomegranates to
choose from at your local grocery stores.
How to choose and buy a
Look at the color
First of all, spot the pomegranate fruit
that is as brightly colored as possible. You want to look for a
fresh looking, plump and heavy pomegranate. A bright, fresh
color often indicates a good pomegranate fruit.
Look at the size and weight
You want to also pick a pomegranate fruit
that is large. Large pomegranates will have higher proportion
of pulp. You want to also pick one that is heavy because it
will have more juice.
Look at the skin
A good pomegranate will have hard, red
skin that is shiny and not withered. The skin should not have
any blemishes or cracks. The skin is tough but it should be
Feel the fruit
Try picking up a pomegranate that you want
to buy. Squeeze the brownish crown on top of the pomegranate
fruit. It should not be firm but not too soft either. If you
see any cloud of powdery puff coming from the crown of the
pomegranate fruit, do not pick that one.