As Tourism promotion under Visit Malaysia 1994 an Aerogramme was issued which had Fresh Coconut Water as stamp Design and National Flower of Malaysia Hibiscus and logo of Visit Malayasia 1994 logo at lower end .The Lower portion also shows Malaysian Satay Dish.
Satay is a Cuisine which consists of marinated skewed meat grilled over charcoal flame,served with spicy peanut sauce accompanied by rice cakes,cucumber slices and onion.
A set of seven stamps on varieties Dates were issued by UAE on 22 Oct 2008.
Culturally, dates have long played a key role in Middle Eastern cuisine and rituals surrounding hospitality. They’re particularly prevalent during Ramadan, when they’re often given as gifts and eaten to break the fast. They also play an important part in the agriculture of the region: there are more than 400 varieties of date in the UAE and date production makes up the majority of fruit and vegetable farming in the UAE. In 2005, the figures were as high as 60 percent.
Dates are rich in Vitamins,Minerals like Potassium, Natural Sugar like Sucrose, Antioxidants & Amino acids.
A Presentation pack containing seven stamps – A Block of Four setenant and three other stamps is listed. The Varieties Dates on stamps are Abumaan, Jash Hamad, Msalli , Farth, Mirzaban , Abukibal & Salani.
Quince Scented Stamp of Switzerland – Miniature sheet 2017
The Quince was declared Switzerland’s Fruit of Year 2017.To mark this special honor a limited edition miniature sheet was issued on 31 Aug 2017 which gives off fragrance of Quince.
FRUCTUS has designated a fruit of every year since 2008. It is a charitable organisation established in 1985 as a nationwide association in Switzerland to promote a gene bank for all fruit varieties and standard orchards.
The name Quince derives from latin word “malium cydonium” or cydonian apple .
Quince is a stone fruit. A very few foreign varieties can be eaten raw. The Quince found in Switzerland are known for their heady fragrant scent and many delicacies that can be prepared from them .
The miniature sheet features the refreshing color and shape of this fruit as well as its sensuous aromas. the fruit on miniature sheet is treated with a special varnish which releases the aroma when touched.
A set of eight stamps on Fruits of Bhutan was issued on 19 Jun 2017. A miniature sheet showing the eight different stamps on fruits is listed below. The fruits are Mandarin, Banana ,Passion Fruit , Apple ,Peach, Pear,Pineapple, Plum.
Walnuts are part of the tree nut family. This food family includes Brazil nuts,cashews, hazelnuts ,Pecans,Pine nuts, Pistachios and Walnuts. A set of stamps on Fruits of Bhutan including Walnut was issued on 19 Jun 2017.