The flavor of Ross sapote fruit is often described as sweet and creamy, with a texture similar to a soft-ripe persimmon or sweet potato. It has a unique, somewhat earthy taste with hints of nuttiness and a slightly sweet, custard-like flavor. Some people describe it as having a flavor that is similar to a combination of pumpkin, sweet potato, and pear. Overall, it is considered to be a delicious and flavorful fruit.
Ross sapote is not a widely known or widely cultivated fruit, so it can be considered rare in some regions or compared to more common fruits. However, it is commercially grown in some countries such as Mexico and it is readily available in specialty produce markets or ethnic grocery stores.