Our maca is grown just above 4,000 metres, in the Carhuamayo province of the ‘Meseta del Bombom’ (Bombom Plateau). Maca roots are dug out by hand using a small hoe called a cashu, to prevent damage, then dried naturally in the sun for 10-15 days.
Dried maca roots can be stored for seven years, but we rush ours to a local processing plant, where they’re meticulously weighed and cleaned, with only the finest roots selected for processing. ...read more
The Peruvians have been eating Maca for thousands of years and its reputation and enduring popularity today speaks for itself. Try adding maca powder to smoothies or including it in baking recipes to benefit from the natural mineral content of this “lost crop of the Incas”.
|Typical values per||100g||Serving|
|Maca powder pouch back||1380 kJ|
|Sum of Sugars||38.3 g|
|Dietary Fibre||18 g|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.21 mg||19|
|Riboflavin (B2)||1.95 mg||139|
|Vitamin B6||0.3 mg||21|
This has become my favourite 3pm pick-me-up! It's an amazing natural mental and physical energy booster and I wish I'd discovered it years ago. I simply mix a teaspoon of Naturya's Maca with a couple of teaspoons of cacao powder in warm milk and enjoy it as a healthy hot chocolate. I can't recommend it highly enough!