About the Product
This is a large berry.Inside, its flesh ranges from a pale yellow to an earthy brown color with a grainy texture akin to that of a well-ripened pear. Each fruit contains one to six seeds.The seeds are hard, glossy, and black, resembling beans, with a hook at one end that can catch in the throat if swallowed. The fruit has an exceptionally sweet, malty flavor. The unripe fruit is hard to the touch and contains high amounts of,which has astringent properties similar to tannin, drying out the mouth.
The fruit is an excellent source of vitamin A and is a good source of riboflavin niacin vitamin E manganese, potassium and dietary fiber. Research has identified several new carotenoids from the ripe fruit.