Lucuma Powder - Organic

 

150g Pouch £8.99

300g` Pouch £9.75£12.99

  • Benefits include maintaining strong bones and fighting fatigue
  • Wonderfully, naturally sweet, it’s the perfect healthy ingredient for cakes, bakes and ice-cream
  • We only source from Peru’s best – to bring you the best

Product Information

Quality & Provenance

Quality & Provenance

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

Why is it good for me?

Why is it good for me?
  • Source of Iron which contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • High in potassium which contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Source of zinc which contributes to normal cognitive function

How do I use it?

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.

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Nutrition

Typical values per 100g Serving
Energy 1290 kJ
306 kcal
Fat 1.1 g
of which
Saturates 0.3 g
Mono-unsaturates 0.2 g
Polyunsaturates 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 57.3 g
Sum of Sugars 31.6 g
Dietary Fibre 25.9 g
Protein 4 g
Salt <0.1 g
Minerals % NRV
Potassium 760 mg
Iron 4 mg 29
Zinc 2.8 mg 28