Abiu -Tropical Taste
Abiu (botanical name Pouteria caimito) is an exotic fruit tree that grows in Hawaii. A native of the Amazon region of South America, abiu (pronounced Aa-be-you) belongs to the Sapotaceae family and is commonly found in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. An abiu fruit has a roundish oval shape, about the size of a peach, with a pointy end. Mature abiu trees produce 100 to 1000 fruits each year.