Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does Opuntia produce edible fruit?
A: Yes, the opuntia has long been revered for its fruit which is high in antioxidants and has a flavour that is described as a cross between… commonly referred to as prickly pear fruit or “tuna”, it is used in beverages, syrups, jams, and other flavourings.
Q: Is any other part of Opuntia Cactus edible?
A: Yes the pads or cladodes of the opuntia cactus, often referred to as nopales or nopalitos, are also edible and are widely used in culinary applications across the world.
Q: How is opuntia seed oil produced?
A: Opuntia seed oil is a rare and precious oil, obtained by cold pressing the seeds of the fruits of Opuntia. No additives are added or used int he production process.