Salak Fruit

Salak (Salacca zalacca) is a species of palm tree (family Arecaceae) native to Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It is cultivated in other regions of Indonesia as a food crop, and reportedly naturalized in Bali, Lombok, Timor, Maluku, and Sulawesi

Nutrition Facts

  • Energy 1,539 kJ (368 kcal)

  • Fat 0.4 g

  • Protein 0.8 g

  • Vitamin C 8.4 mg

  • Calcium 38 mg

The salak tree has been cultivated throughout Indonesia, and there are at least 30 cultivars, most of which have an astringent taste and are sweet. Two popular cultivars are salak pondoh from Yogyakarta province (found in 1980s) and salak Bali from Bali island - Indonesia.

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