Longan is a native tropical fruit, commonly grown in tropical Asia and China. Nowadays, the fruit is popular among Asian countries and currently gaining more demand from consumers in Western countries.

Longan tends to grow in clusters. The fruit is round, the size is the same as a large grape and Underneath is tough thin tanned skin. The white soft flesh wraps around a dark seed. With this special texture, longan is also known as "dragon eye". As for the taste ofthe longan flesh is sweet, and juicy when fully ripe

Myanmar, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka,...
85-100 pieces/kg
1kg plastic or carton box. Packed in 10kg carton box or 5kg plastic box
How to eat

Longan’s characteristic juiciness and sweetness have made the fruit a favorite summer fruit among the native of the countries grown in. Apart from being eaten raw by peeling the skin off like other fruits, Longan is also used as an ingredient in Asian soups, snacks, desserts, sweet-and-sour foods. The either fresh or dried, of the fruit, it can be preserved sometimes and canned in syrup.

Health benefit

Raw longan fruit is 83% water, 15% carbohydrates, 1% protein, and contains fats. In a 100-gram reference amount, raw longan supplies 60 calories of food energy, 101% of the Daily Value (DV) of vitamin C, 12% DV of riboflavin, and no other micronutrients in appreciable quantities.

Longan fruit contains very high levels of vitamin C, which promotes the healing of cuts and injuries and also stimulates the production of collagen – an essential part of cartilage, skin, muscles and bones as well as most other organs of the body. Its richness in riboflavin - an important vitamin in the B group of vitamins to reduce the risk of eye disorders, especially cataracts. Therefore, eating longan daily can help you minimize eye diseases and keep your eyes healthy. Besides, the calories and fat in the fruit are relatively low, so people who follow a weight loss diet can safely choose to use this fruit every day.

Export Overview

Longan is an agro-products that holds great economical value in Vietnam, as the economy relies heavily on the cultivation and shipment of the fruit. Not only being one of the leading producers of longan in the world, Vietnam is the 11th biggest longan exporter to the global market. Aside from traditional markets in Asia like Thailand, Korea, Japan, the recent interest in exotic fruits from other parts of the world, notably in Western countries, has opened a new door for Vietnamese longan to overseas markets such as The United States, Australia, Germany and Poland, ... 


Longan is one of FOSACHA’s main exported agricultural products. FOSACHA works directly with our farms throughout the production process, from planting, harvesting, sorting and grading the top quality of longan for any potential importers from international markets. Inheriting long-term farming experience, combined with modern planting and care techniques, according to VietGAP, GlobalGAP process. the product will still retain its traditional flavor while ensuring quality standards for food safety.

Moreover, FOSACHA provides a solution to all the challenges of establishing a traceability system with unlimited information. The information that has been updated on the system can not be changed due to being suitable for product traceability. Therefor the importers will not need to worry about the product’s origin.

If you are looking for a reputable supplier to import high quality, VietGAP, GlobalGAP compliant Vietnamese jackfruit with stable yield, as well as establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership. Please feel free to contact us for further discussion

Storage advice

Stored in a cool, dry place at 0 to 2°C (Fresh) and at -20 ±2°C (Frozen)