• Fig tree

    Fig tree

    FICUS CARICA
    The fig tree, of the Moraceae family, grows on the Mediterranean basin where it has been cultivated for thousands of years. In France, figs were first harvested under Louis XIV.
  • Melon

    Melon

    CUCUMIS MELO
    The melon is the fruit of an herbaceous plant of the same name discovered in Africa. A member of the Cucurbitaceae family along with the cucumber and the pumpkin, its sweet flesh is watery and gently fragrant.
  • Siracusa Lemon

    Siracusa Lemon

    CITRUS SYRACUSIS
    This citrus fruit has been cultivated for 3,000 years and belongs to the Rutaceae family. Originating in Kashmir, it was first brought to Europe via the Muslim conquests of the Middle Ages and the Portuguese and Spaniards later began planting it in the Americas.
  • Tomato

    Tomato

    LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM
    The tomato, a berry of the Solanaceae family, is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Few people know that it was first grown in South America, and that its name comes from the Inca “tomalt”.