Serving up a healthy dose of soursop to expats – Tangerine Clarke

Serving up a healthy dose of soursop to expats

– – By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life magazine NYC

Damion DaSilva shows off some of his soursop grown on one of many trees on his farm in Naamyrick, Parika on the Essequibo River in Guyana.

Guyana-based farmer Damion DaSilva is sitting on a gold mind of good health. The entrepreneur and his wife Nalini discovered the wellness benefits the Soursop fruit has to offer while serving up the flavored ice cream at their “Nicky’s Natural Fruit Juices” bar in the capital city.

The business owners planted their first soursop tree over 13 years ago in the fertile lands of Naamryck, Parika – on the Essequibo River, where Nalini born – to meet the demand of their customers at home and abroad, who were clambering for the fruit after a recent study showed that the pulp, is a cure for all.   [Read more}

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  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On 11/15/2013 at 5:30 pm

    Well done, Damion! Guyana needs more entrepreneurs like you.
    Where can I obtain your products in Los Angeles, California?

  • Deen  On 11/16/2013 at 11:51 am

    I’m a fruit lover myself. Obviously, Damion and Nalini are onto something good that is healthful and enterprising.
    Your business has a potential to attract international consumers. Good luck with your endeavors.

  • de castro compton  On 11/16/2013 at 2:04 pm

    Sour sop ice cream or guanabada whatever…it is priceless…

    No comparisons for taste …also unique.
    Sunday afternoons it was our favourite treat …traditional churned sour sop ice cream…I can taste it now by just “remembering” ….um mm

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