This fruit has a malty flavor. It is often known as the brown sugar fruit for its sweet brown, soft or grainy flesh.
It should be eaten when it turns soft. Cut the fruit into two equal halves, then scoop the flesh using a spoon and discard the seeds.
Sapodilla is a great source of fiber and vitamin C. The fruit is rich in antioxidant poly-phenolic compound tannin. Tannins are a complex family of naturally occurring polyphenols. Research studies found that tannins have astringent properties and shown to have potential anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-bacterial, and anti-parasitic effects.
Fresh ripe sapodilla is a also a good source of minerals like potassium, copper, iron and vitamins like folate, niacin and pantothenic acid. These compounds are essential for optimal health as they involve in various metabolic processes in the body as cofactors for the enzymes.
We pack our Flat Rate boxes as full as we can. The total weight varies depending on the size, shape, and mass of the fruit:
A full Large Box contains up to 10-18 lbs.
A full Extra Large Box contains up to 20-40 lbs.
A Sample Box contains 3-6 pounds of fruit for you to sample a new and exciting fruit!
*CANNOT SHIP TO CALIFORNIA*
USDA restricts the shipment of canistel from Florida to California at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Please check the link below to see which fruits we can or cannot ship to California.