It can be eaten all alone, usually cut in half and cooled. Its flesh is used for purees and sauces. It gives a special flavor if added to cupcakes and pancakes. Sapodilla is ideal to be eaten in a smoothie as well.
People usually name this fruit as the European loquat. However, in Europe it was replaced by the Japanese loquat because of its better production.
It is believed to be originally from Yucatan and other areas near the Southern Mexico. Today is cultivated in Florida and throughout the tropical areas in America.
83 calories in 100 grams. This fruit is high in fiber. It is good for diabetics because controls the blood sugar level and famous for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, thus is used as an antiviral.