The lucuma fruit (Pouteria lucuma) native to Peru and the dry Pacific coastline of South America has starchy orange flesh that tastes like a blend of caramel and pumpkin. In Peru, lucuma is the most popular ice-cream flavor, more common than vanilla or chocolate. One clinical study demonstrated that lucuma oil had an anti-inflammatory effect and promotes skin regeneration, which has prompted many people to take lucuma as an anti-aging supplement.
Lucuma powder can be added to smoothies, yogurt and ice cream, or in baking healthy cakes and cookies.
Peruvian Naturals Lucuma powder is certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Price is for five pouches, each pouch weighs 16 ounces (453 grams).
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