Black Sapote

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Black Sapote

The black sapote fruit resembles a large, round green tomato on the outside and varies in size from two to five inches in diameter. The black sapote’s flesh is rich and custard-like, with a sweet, mild flavor. Some people find the taste to be like chocolate, which gave the sapote its nickname, the chocolate pudding tree.

Names: Black Sapote, Black Persimmon, Chocolate-Fruit, Chocolate Pudding Fruit, Sapote negro, Zapote Negro,Schwarze Sapote, zapote prieto, zapote de mico, matasano (or matazano) de mico, or ebano.

Source: Mexico and Guatemala. It is cultivated in Florida, The Philippines, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Hawaii.

Handling: Allow sapotes to ripen at room temperature, uncovered and out of direct sun; turn occasionally until they are ripe and yield to gentle pressure.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 7.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat .8g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 15g 60%
Sugars 5g
Protein 2g 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.