Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear
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Prickly Pear Aseptic Fruit Puree

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Our Ruby Red Prickly Pear puree will captivate your taste buds with its delightful sweetness. Some have described it as similar to melon or kiwi with a hint of bubblegum. Create eye-catching products with its beautiful crimson and deep magenta color. It’s perfect for desserts, ice cream, beers, syrups, kombuchas, seltzers and more! Our prickly pear puree can be combined with mango for a unique tropical taste, or combine it with orange, lime, or lemon for a citric twist.

Refreshing Ruby Red Prickly Pear Puree

The red prickly pear is a unique fruit, grown in arid and semi-arid regions.  It is native to the  southern United States, Mexico and parts of South America.  It grows in many parts of the world and is also a popular staple in the Mediterranean.  The pads of the cactus are commonly eaten, but it is the fruit that grows on the borders of the pads that is delightfully refreshing.  The red varieties are the sweetest, and have been described as tasting like strawberries, watermelon, kiwi with a hint of bubblegum.  While the Red Prickly Pear has a distinct flavor, it is also versatile enough to combine with other fruits and herbs to create an unlimited pallet of flavor options. 

The Red Prickly Pear’s color, which ranges from crimson to a deep magenta, makes it a favorite for food and beverage production. As the saying goes, consumers “buy with their eyes”, and the prickly pear offers a tantalizing option by perfectly intertwining gorgeous color and refreshing flavor. Pair it with watermelon, dragon fruit, pineapple or mango for a tropical and summer blend.  Pair it with strawberries or raspberries to give an exotic twist and accentuate the color of familiar fruits.  Red Prickly Pear can also be paired with hibiscus or cucumber for refreshing aguas frescas, paletas, and other thirst-quenching products.  

Red Prickly Pear Aseptic Puree Specifications

Scientific Name: Opuntia

Otherwise Known As: Cactus Pear, Mission Cactus,Cactus Apple, Tuna Fruit 

Flavor Profile: notes of watermelon, strawberry, dragon fruit, and bubble gum

Pulp Color: Deep red to deep magenta

Shelf Life: Unopened, Fierce Fruit’s black currant puree maintains its quality and freshness for up to 18 months past the date of manufacture. They should be stored away from direct sunlight and below 77° F. After opening, you can refrigerate your puree for up to 10 days or freeze it for the remainder of its shelf life.

Ingredients: Red Prickly Pear puree, ascorbic acid, citric acid

Beverage Uses:



Nano Brewing

Craft Brewing

Fruited Beers

Fruited Sours








Food Uses:

Baking Pastries

Ice Cream



Frozen Desserts




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Shipping: Red Prickly Pear puree orders typically ship within 1 to 3 business days.

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