Lucuma is known as one of the most important Incan superfood. Even before Incas, the Moche culture represented its art to the lucuma, as part of its fascination with agricultural products, this representation is known as ‘huacos’.This superfood is considered to be an exotic fruit for its bright yellow color, its unique taste and aroma. It is also known as ‘the gold of the Incas’. It is a gourmet product.
It’s very sweet and often used as an ingredient in tasty desserts; in fact lucuma flavored ice cream is the most popular flavor in Peru.
Harvest: after four or five years and annual harvest after that.
- Provides carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals to the diet.
- Contains beta-carotene, an antioxidant that delays the aging process.
- Reduces the possibility of heart attacks.
- Prevents anemia and strengthens the immune system.
● FOOD INDUSTRY.
● ICE CREAM.