United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  09263, Persimmons, japanese, raw
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Diospyros kaki
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 16%   Refuse Description:   2% calyx, 14% skin
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
fruit (2-1/2" dia) 168 g
Proximates Water g 80.32 5 0.380 134.94
Proximates Energy kcal 70 -- -- 118
Proximates Energy kJ 293 -- -- 492
Proximates Protein g 0.58 3 0.020 0.97
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.19 2 -- 0.32
Proximates Ash g 0.33 3 0.050 0.55
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 18.59 -- -- 31.23
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.6 -- -- 6.0
Proximates Sugars, total 1, 2 g 12.53 3 0.320 21.05
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 1.54 3 0.100 2.59
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2 g 5.44 3 0.270 9.14
Proximates Fructose 1, 2 g 5.56 3 0.040 9.34
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 8 4 2.000 13
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.15 1 -- 0.25
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 9 2 -- 15
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 17 2 -- 29
Minerals Potassium, K mg 161 3 28.000 270
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 1 3 0.000 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.11 1 -- 0.18
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.113 1 -- 0.190
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.355 3 0.109 0.596
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.6 -- -- 1.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 7.5 2 -- 12.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.030 -- -- 0.050
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.020 -- -- 0.034
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.100 -- -- 0.168
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.100 -- -- 0.168
Vitamins Folate, total µg 8 4 0.000 13
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 8 4 0.000 13
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 8 -- -- 13
Vitamins Choline, total mg 7.6 -- -- 12.8
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 81 -- -- 136
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 3, 4 µg 253 2 -- 425
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 3, 4 µg 1447 2 -- 2431
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 1627 -- -- 2733
Vitamins Lycopene 3 µg 159 1 -- 267
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 3 µg 834 1 -- 1401
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.73 -- -- 1.23
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.6 -- -- 4.4
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.020 -- -- 0.034
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.002
Lipids 16:0 g 0.016 -- -- 0.027
Lipids 18:0 g 0.003 -- -- 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.037 -- -- 0.062
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.037 -- -- 0.062
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.043 -- -- 0.072
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.039 -- -- 0.066
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.004 -- -- 0.007
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 4 -- -- 7
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.010 1 -- 0.017
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.030 2 -- 0.050
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.025 2 -- 0.042
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.042 2 -- 0.071
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.033 2 -- 0.055
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.005 2 -- 0.008
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.013 1 -- 0.022
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.026 2 -- 0.044
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.016 2 -- 0.027
Amino Acids Valine g 0.030 2 -- 0.050
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.025 2 -- 0.042
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.012 2 -- 0.020
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.029 2 -- 0.049
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.057 2 -- 0.096
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.076 2 -- 0.128
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.025 2 -- 0.042
Amino Acids Proline g 0.022 2 -- 0.037
Amino Acids Serine g 0.022 2 -- 0.037
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0

Sources of Data

1S.D. Senter, G.W.Jr. Chapman, W.R. Jr Forbus, J.A. Payne Sugar and nonvolatile acid composition of persimmons during maturation , 1991 Journal of Food Science 56 4   pp.989-991
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Variability of the sugar content of foods , 1989  Beltsville MD  
3T Philip, T S Chen Quantitative analyses of major carotenoid fatty acid esters in fruits by liquid chromatography: Persimmon and Papaya. , 1988 J. Food Science 53 6   pp.1720-1722
4T Philip, T S Chen Development of a method for the quantitative estimation of provitamin A carotenoids in some fruits. , 1988 J. Food Science 53   pp.1703-1707
Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1447 PERSIMMON
  • C0138 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION