Star Fruit (Carambola)

Pack:

8 lb from Taiwan

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Off and On all year

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Truck or Airfreight

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100%

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Varies

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Description:

Native to China, India and Indonesia, Carambola is also known as starfruit, thanks to its appearance when sliced cross-wise. The preferred way of eating them in tropical countries is half-ripe, dipped into or lightly sprinkled with salt. The Carambola’ s skin is very thin and shiny, and the fruit needs only to be washed, not peeled. They are not sweet as some fruits are, but neither are they acid. Western chefs usually use Carambola as a garnish.

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