(16 oz. powder)
A popular flavor of ice cream in Peru, Lucuma also adds splendid nutrition to its unique flavor. Try it once and you'll see why it has been used in Peruvian cooking for centuries.
- Stone ground.
- Natural source of good dietary fiber.
- Source of potassium.
- Natural Source of vitamins A, C, and folic acid.
Lucuma comes from the temperate Peruvian highlands, where it is stone-ground from the exotic dried fruit of the Lucuma Tree. Lucuma has a particularly dry flesh which possesses a unique flavor reminiscent of maple and sweet potato. Once known as the "Gold of the Incas" this finely sifted raw powder has been a staple of both royal and rural Peruvian cooking for centuries. Ojio Lucuma Powder is also a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and fiber, adding nutrition and its flavor to many recipes.