When mature fruit falls from the lucuma tree it isn’t ripe, and the pulp too hard to eat. The fruit must be stored under hay to break down the bitter, white latex and softens. However even when fully ripe the flesh remains relatively firm. Ripe fruit is then thoroughly washed and cut into small segments, which are fully dehydrated at – 45°C. It’s then carefully milled into a fine powder, which can be stored for two years, retaining ...read more
Once known as “The Gold of The Incas’, its nutritional and symbolic values meant it was used in religious fertility rituals. Today, its seductive, caramel charms make it a Naturya favourite. So we only source from Peru’s best – to bring you the best.
|Typical values per||100g||Serving|
|Sum of Sugars||31.6 g|
|Dietary Fibre||25.9 g|
This lucuma powder is one of the best I have ever tried. I use it a lot in my morning smoothies and of course in my homemade chocolate. When I put it in my desserts it gives them the subtle sweet taste, almost like eating some dried apple and banana together (but not so sweet). Also, in Croatia, it is not always easy to get good quality ''superfoods'' (raw, fine blend, organic...), so I am grateful to Naturya company for such a great touch of South America (Peru) in my country.