These yellow-orange, tomato-shaped fruits have become a hot ticket item, more than doubling its supermarket sales over recent years. They have a lovely sweet, honeyed flavor, as well as plenty of nutrients such as beta carotine, various minerals, and twice as much fiber as apples. If you look up “persimmons” you will likely find articles on instruction on how to eat them, as the methodology¬†differs significantly depending on whether you are dealing with the firm, non-astringent Fuyu, or the soft, astringent Hachiya.