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Sapote or Sapodilla fruit is a berry, round or oval measuring about 10 cm in diameter and weigh about 150g. Sapote has grey/brown sandy outer surface, once ripen, it becomes soft, acquiring a sweet taste and smooth or grainy texture with slight musky flavor.

Names: Sapodilla, Sapote, Chico sapote, Zapote Chico, Chikoo, Zapotillo, Nispero.

Source: South Florida, Native to Southern Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean.

Handling: Once ripen, the fruit yields to gentle thumb pressure. Mature but unripe fruits must be kept at room temperature for 7 to 10 days to ripen. Firm, ripe sapodillas can keep well for several days inside the home refrigerator.

Varieties:  Brown Sugar, Alano, Hasya, Makok,  Morena, Tikal.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 9.9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.10g 2%
Saturated Fat .2g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 19.9g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.3g 21%
Sugars 20g
Protein 1.5g 3%

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