LUCUMA

Lucuma is an orange-yellow fleshed fruit which hails from Peru.

 

It’s commonly known as the “Gold of the Incas” as they were apparently huge fans of the stuff. Lucuma is usually consumed in fruit juice, milkshake and ice cream.

 

Health Benefits

  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamin B, minerals, fiber and carbohydrates
  • Lucuma has a super low Glycemic index meaning it’s a great (and oh-so-healthy) sweetener.
  • Stabilise blood sugar, while also curbing cravings and appetite.
  • Its immune-boosting properties, as well as its natural antibiotic and antimicrobial properties.

Products

Jam

Lucuma & Yacon Jam

Lucuma Powder

Lucuma & Maca Powder