Select fruits that are ripe, clean, and wholesome. Fruits may be picked off the ground but should be free of bruising.
Store fruits in a cool place or freeze the juice for longer storage.
Jambolan, also known as Java plum or jamun, is asmall dark purple fruit that grows on a large tree. The fruit contains a seed surrounded by a thin layer of yellow flesh that is similar to a cherry but with an astringent taste (Rare Fruit Council, 1981; Malolo et al., 2001).