Select firm, ripe, wholesome fruits that are whitish-pink, cream-pink or rose in color and without bruises.
Keep fruits in a cool place and cover to prevent drying. Can be frozen after stewing half-ripe fruits.
Kavika or Malay apple is oval, round or pear-shaped and is white, pale rose or light red in color. The fruit contains a single large seed and has waxy skin (Darley, 1993; English, Aalbersberg, & Scheelings, 1996).