• El mamey es considerado un tipo de zapote.
  • El zapote blanco también es conocido como pera mexicana.
  • Mamey is regarded as a type of sapote.
  • The white sapote is also known as the Mexican pear.

It is the fruit of a tree that grows from 12 to 30 meters in height. Its straight trunk has pink inner bark, smells of almonds, has a bitter taste, produces large quantities of white latex, and grows whitish flowers. 

The sapote is a soft and sweet tropical fruit common in Mexico. A number of sapote varieties are grown in Mexico, including the black sapote, white sapote, and chicozapote (sapodilla).

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Nutricional Value: 

Sapote is a source of vitamins such as A, B1, B2, B3, and C. It also provides minerals: calcium, iron, and phosphorous. The sapote is an ideal fruit to lower high blood pressure.

Preparation: 

Sapote is commonly consumed as fresh fruit. Its pulp can also be made into desserts or marmalades.

Basic Facts: 
  • Yucatán is the state with the highest production of sapote, which represents 63 percent of the total volume nationwide.
  • The latex obtained from the trunk of the chicozapote (sapodilla) tree was the traditional basis for making chewing gum.
  • Outside of Mexico the black sapote is known as chocolate pudding fruit.
  • Hidalgo is the state with the highest yellow sapote production in Mexico.
Regions: 
These are the states with the highest sapote production during 2014:
1. Chiapas
2. Guerrero
3. Oaxaca
4. Puebla
5. Tabasco
6. Veracruz
7. Yucatán
Season: 
The rainy season is the best season for this fruit.
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Moderate Production

Abundant Production