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Fei Zi Xiao, Sweet Premium Lychee

by DP Wong on June 21, 2017

A delicious and fragrant fruit that’s loaded with health benefits. They are world-famous fruits to be consumed and MBG is very happy to be able to bring this fruit to our outlets. So rush over and get this premium lychee as they come with limited stocks.


Many would have known that Lychee originated and is native to China. Currently, it is also being heavily cultivated in Southeast Asia and some others. India is the second largest production country, just after China. Farming of Lychee also spreads over Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, South Africa, and Brazil. As with other fruit, Lychee Trees flower, and fruit. Lychee fruit mature roughly 90 days after successful pollination. Once a year, harvesting of lychee starts in May and peak in June and July.

Fun Fact

Our Sweet premium Lychee knew as Fei Zi Xiao and is one of the premium lychees from lychees family, which gets its name from a fascinating story. Fei Zi Xiao is also recognized as The Concubine Smiles. This is because of the emperor of Tang Dynasty, Tang Ming Huang ordered transmit house to transport this perishable fruit fresh from the south of China to the palace in the north for the pleasure of his much-loved concubine, Yang Gui Fei. Therefore, this particular kind of lychee, favored by Yang Gui Fei, is named as “Fei Zi Xiao” because it makes the concubine smiles.

Some people might be curious to why some types of lychee have small seeds? This is because the seed in these type of lychee did not manage to mature, specially bred by farmers and horticulturalists.

Nutrition facts: Great Source of Vitamin-A, Vitamin-C, Vitamin-E, Vitamin-K, Calcium, Copper, Zinc and Iron.

Health Benefits:

  • Increases immunity
  • Protects from free radicals that cause cancers
  • Increases blood formation
  • Increases metabolism
  • Promotes healthy weight loss
  • Prevents early aging
  • Prevents high blood pressure
  • Protects from asthma
  • Improves cardiovascular health

Why it must be consumed

Lychee is a fruit that has short storage life. The difficulty and short storage life make Lychee an expensive fruit. The irresistible fragrance and sweetness are the reason to consume it despite its price.