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Roots and pods

Mesquite

MESQUITEProsopis pallida

This wonderful thick and leafy tree grows in the deserts located in northern Peru. Its fruit has a rather sweet flavour. It has a bean shape with an approximate size of 20 to 30 centimeters. Due to its content of B vitamins, sugars, protein and fiber, it is considered an energizer and natural antioxidant.

Part used: Pod Region: Coast
Presentations:
-Mesquite in powder form.
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Uses and applications: Sweetener | Used in desserts | Cereal bars.
Origin: Piura
Properties: betacaroteno, polifenoles, vitamin A, vitamins B1