FOREIGN FLAVORS

To the average shopper, chayotes, cherimoyas, lychee nuts and Buddha Hands probably sound like things Yoda would mix into some mystical Jedi potion.Fruits and vegetables with these names are very real, however, and are gaining a firmer foothold within mainstream supermarkets, as retailers attempt to broaden their appeal with growing immigrant communities and local foodies."There's just such a mix

To the average shopper, chayotes, cherimoyas, lychee nuts and Buddha Hands probably sound like things Yoda would mix into some mystical Jedi potion.

Fruits and vegetables with these names are very real, however, and are gaining a firmer foothold within mainstream supermarkets, as retailers attempt to broaden their appeal with growing immigrant communities and local foodies.

"There's just such a mix of ethnicities in our market now," said John Odahara, produce director for Lazy

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