Naranjilla in syrup is a very popular fruit in Colombia and other Latin countries. It is also known as lulo, obando, cocona or nuqui. One of the main uses of the naranjilla is to prepare juice and it also lends itself very well to combining with other fruits in juices and smoothies. They can also be used to prepare a variety of dishes, from desserts like ice cream and cakes to savory dishes like dried meats or stews.
It has a very different flavor than traditional fruits and tends to become the favorite of those who try it.
Finding this fruit in the United States is very difficult and, in turn, highly sought after by the Latin market or restaurants.