Sapota Or Chiku




Description

  Sapota Fruit is a brown color fruit having orange-red pulp. In India, Sapota is popularly known as Chiku .In India it is cultivated for fruits which are liked all over the country.  The fruit is a fleshy berry, variable in shape, size and weight (75-150g).  The skin is thin, rusty brown somewhat scurfy looking like Irish potato, and the pulp soft, melting, crumbling with a sandy or granular texture with 1-5 hard, black seeds.  The fruit is a good source of digestible sugar (12-18%) and an appreciable source of protein, fat fibre  ad minerals, Calcium and Iron


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