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  • LUCUMA

  • Pouteria lucuma
  • origin
  • Native fruit from Peru cultivated in the Andean valleys.
  • nutrients
  • High beta-carotene (vitamin A) content. Rich in vitamins B3 and B2. Good source of phosphorus, calcium, iron and zinc.
  • benefits
  • The high content of Vitamin A promotes cellular growth and helps stimulate the immune system. It is also a fiber rich food which can help the digestive system. Recommended as a natural low glycemic sweetener.

Product Application

It is a great source to prepare ice creams as a flavoring. Being a sweet fruit can be used as a sweetener so can be used to prepare juices or add it in smoothies, bakery and desserts to give a sweet flavor as well.

  • Cultivation Area

  • Lima, Ayacucho, La Libertad,
    Cajamarca and Huancavelica

  • Harvest Season

  • From October to February (Coast)
    and from November to March (Sierra)

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