Navitas Naturals Organic Lucuma Powder
Lucuma is native to the highlands of Peru, Chile, and Ecuador where it has been cultivated since ancient times. Today, lucuma is one of the regions most enjoyed foods, and is a popular ice cream flavor among Europeans and South Americans. A wonderful sweetener that is chock-full of maple-like flavor, a little Navitas Naturals Lucuma Powder blended into a smoothie, ice cream, pudding or pie filling makes for a truly delicious experience. And though lucuma is most famous for it's sweet flavor profile, its impressively low sugar content and naturally occurring vitamins and minerals make it the perfect compromise between the sweet tooth and the waistline.
Navitas Naturals Lucuma is grown in the Oxapampa region of the Peruvian Andes. Here, the fruit naturally falls to the ground at maturity, but still needs several days to fully ripen and peak in flavor. After a patient wait, the fruit is peeled, pitted, dehydrated, and lastly milled into a fine whole fruit powder.Allergen Information: Packaged in a facility that also handles tree nuts.
Product of Peru
Raw. Kosher. Gluten-free. Vegan. 100% organic.
Certified organic lucuma (Pouteria lucuma)
Navitas is the Latin word for "energy" and "zest." It embodies the company spirit of bringing ancient power foods to the modern consumer.
Our company is committed to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. We source our premium functional foods through direct partnerships with farming communities around the world. An essential part of our mission is to create economic opportunities among indigenous people in developing countries. Our support of native agriculture helps to expand the development of global organic farming practices.