Botanical Name: Lucuma obovata
Gold of the Incas from the highlands of Peru - Certifications: ACO, EU
The Subtropical fruit Lucuma (known as “Gold of the Incas”) is native to the Andean valleys of Peru. It is an ancient superfood traced back 8000 BC from Pre-Incas civilizations such as the Moche and Nazca. Lucuma is rich in antioxidants and has many beneficial properties including high levels of carotene, fiber, minerals, B vitamins and more. It is known for its sweet maple flavour and low sugar content. this versatile ingredient mixes very well with many dishes and foods such as cakes, ice creams, drinks, shakes and baked goods. Highly sought-after by chefs to add the final touch or for the base of their recipe.