Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz
Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz
Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz
Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz
Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz
Star Apple Box Fruits n' Rootz

Star Apple

Regular price Sale price $39.99
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To have your product shipped between Mon, May 17 - Wed, May 19

Fun Fact: The Star Apple is related and a part of the Sapote family.

Star Apple (Chrysophyllum cainito), also known as Caimito or Milk Fruit and is a highly sought after delicacy originating in the West Indies and Central America. We source our Star Apple locally from many farms.

The firm skinned, Apple shaped fruit ranges from white, green to purple and gets its name from the Star shaped core when cut horizontally. The texture of the flesh surrounding the inedible seeds is soft and milky.  

This fruit is a rich source of Vitamin C, B3, Iron and is great for the digestive system. Star Apple has a very short season in the winter.  Refer to our SEASONAL GUIDE

Please Note:

  • *Taste Test Box contains approximately 1.5-2 pounds*
  • *Small Box contains approximately 5-7 pounds *
  • *Medium Box contains approximately 8-10 pounds *
  • *Large Box contains approximately 14-16 pounds*

-Being that fruit comes in all different sizes and weight, we aim to pack our boxes to maximum capacity

-When you place an order please be aware of delivery times to receive your box, as fruit will ripen quickly in the outdoor heat. 

-WE PACK ORDERS FOR SHIPPING AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK FOLLOWING YOUR PURCHASE DATE .  ORDERS DO NOT SHIP UPON PURCHASE. 

Refer To Our Shipping Guide If You Have Any Questions

For Additional Information Visit Our Ripening Guide

Ripening Guide

Star Apple is picked ripe, when you receive it it is ready to eat. Cut it open and scoop out the milky inside with a spoon when ready to eat, the purple/green skin is not consumed. If you do not plan to consume it immediately it is recommended that it is put in the refrigerator. The seeds are not edible.

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**Refund Policy**

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Once the fruit has arrived, in the case that there are any damages to the fruit or the fruit is inedible, please notify us within 24 hours via email with a picture of the damaged/inedible/spoiled fruit to info@fruitsnrootz.com. If we determine that you did in fact submit your photo within our allowable timeframe and your fruit is in fact compromised, you will either be refunded for the portion of your order that you are unable to enjoy, OR if more than half of your box is compromised, we will resend a fresh order. Due to the perishability of tropical fruit we are not able to refund after the 24 hour period.

 

 

When reaching out to us via email, PLEASE bear with us as we are a small business and our response times are slightly exaggerated.  We are doing our best to respond to each email as quickly as possible within a 24 hour timeframe. As long as you have followed procedure and submitted your photos within 24 hours of receipt of your delivery we will do our due diligence to honor your claim. We aim to provide the best quality of fruit and service to our customers. Thank you for your support. 

 

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