The abiu is a tropical fruit tree located in the Amazonian region of South America. It will grow an average of 33 feet high, and can grow as high as 116 feet under good conditions. The shape varies from round to oval with a point. When ripe, it has smooth bright yellow skin and will have one to four ovate seeds. The inside of the fruit is translucent and white. It has a creamy and jelly-like texture and its taste is sweet like caramel. The abiu is part of the Sapotaceae family.