Generally eaten fresh but can be pickled or hot packed into syrup.
Apple texture and pineapple sweetness gives
good possibilities in pies etc.
There is nothing on the web relating to this fruit that I could
find. The references below are taken from our newsletter in which
we describe the problem of getting the Salaks to set fruit.
Problem - June 1999 Newsletter
Observations of Salak
Fruit Set - August 99 Newsletter
Snack - an exciting new snack made from the Salak fruit SCROLL
DOWN THE PAGE to the Salak Project, a joint-venture between the
Study Program of the Agriculture Technology Department of Universitas
Udayana and the Education for Community Enterprise and Development
Project of Texas A&M University. This project has formed a cooperative
of 101 salak farmes, and with the help of the University developed
drying machines, and created a business plan for the organization.
They also developed packaging and a marketing campaign for the product.