super fruits Super Lucuma


Basic information

Story tells that an Andean goddess refused to feel love, until a mythological being dressed like a beggar seduced her with an lúcuma, which represents fertility in the Inca mythology. In the northern valleys, their seeds appear on clay basins and po¢ery instruments, as well as in noble’s tombstones.

Seasonal availability

Harvest : after four or five years and annual harvest after that.

Human health benefits

- 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.

Geographical distribution

Nutritional value