Tropical & Specialty Fruit
MAMEY (AVG. 4.00LB) per/LB (avg. lb) per/lb
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Mamey Per Lb
- Mamey has a flesh that ranges in color from orange, red, to salmon and is soft, creamy, and dense. Within the center of the flesh, there are also 1-4 brown/black seeds. The seeds are toxic and inedible when raw, but they can be treated through an extensive process to remove the toxins for culinary use. Mamey is only edible when fully ripe and gives slightly to pressure when squeezed. The flesh has a sweet and savory flavor, containing subtle notes of vanilla, nutmeg, apricots, and root beer mixed with honeyed pumpkin, squash, and sweet potato nuances.
- Mamey is an excellent source of fiber to assist the digestive tract and vitamin C to strengthen the immune system. The fruits are also a good source of potassium and contain other nutrients, including vitamin E, magnesium, copper, iron, phosphorus, and riboflavin.
- If unripe, store mamey in a warm location, such as near a stove. To extend shelf life, store in a cool area at room temperature. Once fully ripe, mamey should be eaten as soon as possible. Cut fruit or flesh may be stored refrigerated for several days.