Lucuma is an exotic South American superfruit with a delicious taste across between maple syrup and citrus. It is a source of Fiber and Potassium as well as a host of other nutrients such as Iron, Zinc, Calcium and Antioxidants. It has been prized for centuries by the indigenous people of Peru. Traditionally prized for its unique sweet taste, it has been used as part of the daily diet and as a novel culinary flavor in desserts, ice creams and specialty drinks. What makes this low glycemic superfruit so unique is the fact that it can be enjoyed as a healthy alternative to conventional sweeteners, while delivering an incredible taste with the benefit of many important nutrients. Allowed to fully ripen the Lucuma fruit is naturally dried in order to ensure the highest concentration of both nutritional vibrancy and flavor. Natural Traditions Lucuma powder is made from a proprietary gentle cold milling process to ensure optimal nutrient, enzyme and antioxidant integrity not to mention an incredible, intense Lucuma taste with no fillers, flavors added sweeteners or excipients added, just 100% pure Lucuma powder.