STAR FRUIT- Gluten Free

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STAR FRUIT- Gluten Free

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Description:

This unique tropical fruit acquired its name from the five pointed star-shape when cut across the middle of the fruit. Star Fruit goes by many names; Star Apple, Bilimbi and Carambola to name a few and is gaining popularity in the U.S. for use in the culinary world. Star Fruit has a waxy, glossy, golden yellow colored skin. The flavor is reminiscent of a combination of citrus, apples, and grapes; exotically sweet to refreshing and tangy. The broader set the ribs, the sweeter the fruit. Star fruit are an excellent source of vitamin C and can be used as a garnish or in salads, chutney, curries and tarts. Star Fruit are delicious and nutritious when used in tropical drinks and smoothies.

Ingredient Statement:

Star Fruit, Sugar, Citric Acid, Sulfur Dioxide (to preserve freshness).

Contains sulfites.

Star Fruit chicken rice, Star Fruit spinach salad, Star Fruit soup, Star Fruit and ginger smoothie, Star Fruit chutney, Star Fruit salsa and duckling with Star Fruit sauce are just a few of the colorful and tasty dishes you can create using this incredible fruit.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

There is no preparation needed for dried fruit. If used in baking, you may want to rehydrate. To rehydrate dried fruit, pour boiling water over the fruit and let sit covered for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain well before using.

Product Description

This unique tropical fruit acquired its name from the five pointed star-shape when cut across the middle of the fruit. Star Fruit goes by many names; Star Apple, Bilimbi and Carambola to name a few and is gaining popularity in the U.S. for use in the culinary world. Star Fruit has a waxy, glossy, golden yellow colored skin. The flavor is reminiscent of a combination of citrus, apples, and grapes; exotically sweet to refreshing and tangy. The broader set the ribs, the sweeter the fruit. Star fruit are an excellent source of vitamin C.

Physical

Color: Golden to light orange color.

Flavor: Sweet, typical of star fruit.

Size: Approx. 1 to 1½ inches in diameter.

 

Chemical

Moisture: 14%

Sulfites: 300 ppm

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Star Fruit, Sugar, Citric Acid, Sulfur Dioxide (to preserve freshness).

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 6 pcs. (40g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 26g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.