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Add the exotic tropical flavour, colour and aroma of passionfruit to your bakery goods and desserts

With its vibrant colour, refreshing tropical flavour and distinctive aroma, no other flavour says “tropical holiday” as much as passionfruit

Posted on

September 2, 2022


The most common passionfruit, the purple passionfruit, is a native of Brazil, Paraguay and Northern Argentina, with Brazil producing about 65% of global passionfruit production.

Although fresh passionfruit are also grown here in Australia, with the main fruiting season in summer, it can be time consuming and expensive to purchase and pulp fresh passionfruit as the prices fluctuate so much during the year.

Why is passionfruit such a popular flavour?

With its sweet-but-also-tart flavour and fragrant aroma, passionfruit brings a fresh vibrancy and a tart counter balance to sweet and creamy desserts, which is why it is universally adored as topping for our national dessert, pavlova and cream.

Passionfruit is a tropical fruit, so it also goes really well with other tropical flavours, such as mango, coconut or pineapple, as well as with citrus fruits: lime, lemon, mandarin and orange.
Passionfruit is also widely used in confectionery and in chocolate desserts as it is delicious paired with dark, milk and white chocolate.

What bakery goods and desserts can AFIS Pastrycook’s Passionfruit be used in?

Made from 40% pure passionfruit, AFIS Pastrycook’s Passionfruit Paste 52.797 is the easy way to add the flavour, colour and aroma of real passionfruit to your bakery goods and desserts, providing you with the visual benefits and flavour of real passionfruit in a longer lasting and consistent passionfruit paste.

This tart, deep yellow paste is made using real passionfruit pulp and seeds, and it adds an exotic flavour that is perfect for:

  • Custards
  • Ganaches
  • Buttercreams
  • Icings
  • Glazes
  • Pastry fillings
  • Mousses
  • Sponge cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Cheesecakes

How can AFIS Passionfruit Paste save your business time and money?

Thanks to our AFIS Pastrycook’s Passionfruit Paste, your customers can enjoy the appearance, flavour and aroma of fresh tropical passionfruit in your bakery goods and desserts all year round, without the time or expense of sourcing and pulping fresh passionfruit yourself.

Available in a range of sizes – 2.2kg and 10kg tamper evident, polyethylene buckets – unopened, AFIS Passionfruit Paste will keep 6 months if kept in a cool place away from direct sunlight. Refrigerate if necessary. Once opened, refrigerate or freeze unused portions and use as soon as possible.

If you’d like to taste our passionfruit paste for yourself, you can try our no-bake passionfruit cheesecake recipe.

We manufacture passionfruit paste right here in Australia and we are a family business that has been designing, manufacturing and supplying high quality food ingredients to the Australian food industry for nearly 40 years.

Contact us for a sample and more information.

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