Fruits That Start With B: A Quick Guide

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In search of something new? Studying for your upcoming Jeopardy appearance? We have you covered with our list of Fruits that Start with B.

Some Fruits that Start with B:


Bananas stand out as the quintessential on-the-go snack, loved for their natural packaging and sweet, creamy flesh. As a staple in many kitchens, they not only offer convenience but also boast a wealth of nutrients including potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. They’re a versatile fruit that can be eaten raw or used in a variety of dishes, from breakfast cereals to decadent desserts.

  • Seasons Available: Year-round


Breadfruit is a large, starchy fruit that is a staple food in many tropical regions. Round, green, and with a rough, spiky surface, it is often used as a vegetable in various dishes and can be prepared in a number of ways: roasted, fried, or boiled. Loaded with carbohydrates and rich in fiber, it’s an energy-boosting fruit that also provides a good dose of vitamins and minerals.

  • Seasons Available: Summer to early fall


Brambleberries refer to any of the various prickly, scrambling shrubs of the genus Rubus, which includes the blackberry. They are not a single species of fruit but rather encompass a variety of dark berries that are related. These fruits are high in dietary fiber and vitamin C and can be found adorning desserts or eaten raw.

  • Seasons Available: Summer


Barberries are small, tart berries commonly found in Europe and Asia. Prized for their sharp flavor, they are often used as a garnish or in jams and pickles. These bright red berries pack a punch with their high vitamin C content and have historical medicinal uses dating back thousands of years.

  • Seasons Available: Late autumn


Bacaba is a tropical palm fruit native to South America, particularly Brazil. It’s similar to the acai berry in both appearance and use. Often consumed in the form of juices or wines, bacaba is praised for its rich, antioxidant properties and fatty acids that are beneficial to health.

  • Seasons Available: Seasonality varies by local region


Buffaloberries, found in North America, are small, bright red or yellow fruits with a sour taste, which have historically been an important food source for many Native American tribes. They grow wild on shrubs and are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that may have several health benefits.

  • Seasons Available: Mid to late summer


Bilberries are small dark berries that closely resemble blueberries in appearance and are often mistaken for them. Native to Europe, these berries are highly nutritious and a good source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Fresh bilberries are rarely available due to their softness and perishability; however, they can be found as supplements or in juices.

  • Seasons Available: Midsummer

Buddha’s Hand

Buddha’s Hand is a highly aromatic citrus fruit known for its unique shape that resembles fingers extending from the main body. Used primarily for its zest and to impart fragrance in cooking and baking, it is cultivated in northeastern India and China. While not typically eaten as a fruit, it can be used to flavor drinks or create candied citrus peels.

  • Seasons Available: Late fall to winter

Bitter Melon

Bitter Melon, also known as bitter gourd, is a unique fruit that is known for its distinctive bitter flavor. Often used in Asian and African cuisines, it is touted for its medicinal properties, including lowering blood sugar levels. Bitter melon is a rich source of vitamins A and C, as well as iron and potassium.

  • Seasons Available: Summer to early fall

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Chad Kelley
Hi!! This is Chef Chad. I'm a former restaurant chef and turned stay-at-home dad. My wife Yvette and two amazing kids live in North Dallas and are Huge FC Dallas fans.