Also known as the “white carrot”. Arracacha is one of the oldest Andean plants and the most cultivated in the pre-Inca period, whose domestication preceded the potatoes and maize. The roots contain starch of easy digestibility. Arracacha, with its pleasant flavour, also contains minerals and other micronutrients. It is especially rich in calcium and iron, and Vitamin B3 (niacin), exceeding their content in other tubers. The bright yellow roots are an undoubted source of Vitamin A.
Ecoandino’s organic arracacha powder is the perfect ingredient for your dishes to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. You will love Ecoandino’s organic arracacha powder!
Ecoandino’s organic arracacha is very rich in calcium, iron and vitamin B3 better than potato and cassava. This superfood has a pleasant taste and it is easy to digest due to small size starch grains, this all natural powder is easy to prepare, making it an excellent baby food additive or food for the elderly.
How to Use
You can use Ecoandino’s organic arracacha as an ingredient for desserts, snacks. Also, you can prepare delicious cakes because it substitutes partially other flours such as wheat. You can make magnificent smoothies with gelatinized arracacha mixed with lucuma powder and yacon syrup.
Oxapampa is located in Peru, on the eastern side of the department of the Pasco Region. This place belongs to the natural region known as Selva Alta or high jungle. The location of the region ensure the quality of Ecoandino’s organic arracacha. The tropical weather of Oxapampa makes this superfood one of the best! Farmers harvest the crop under the organic production system.