Power Super Foods - Lucuma Powder
Exotic lucuma fruit with its bright yellow flesh, grows on subtropical trees native to the Andean Valley. With a taste similar to caramel or maple and a delightful aroma, natural sweetness and creamy texture, our lucuma is hand harvested and dried at low temperatures ensuring nutrients and freshness are uncompromised.
Good for you, good for the planet
Lucuma is rich in antioxidants and contains beta carotene, vitamin C and calcium. Naturally sweet and low on the Glycemic Index, Lucuma Powder is an ideal replacement for sugar and other sweeteners. Creating economic opportunities in an otherwise unproductive land, our fair trade lucuma provides positive outcomes for small scale Peruvian farmers through economic and social empowerment.
Ways to enjoy
Enjoy Lucuma Powder mixed into yoghurt, cereal, smoothies or your daily hot or cold drink. It's natural sweetness, creamy texture and butterscotch flavour is also perfect for adding to raw and baked treats, chia puddings, nut milks, ice cream and desserts.
Origins of lucuma
Known as "Gold of the Incas", lucuma has long been eaten and cherished by the ancient Peruvians where it was seen as a symbol of fertility and longevity and used as a medicinal aid for digestion. Today its loved for its nutritional properties and taste and is still a favourite ice cream flavour in Peru.
100% Certified Organic Lucuma Powder (Pouteria Lucuma).