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Roots and pods

Tara protein

Tara proteinCaesalpinia spinosa

This plant is located in the Mountain range of Peru reaching a size of between 2 to 5 meters in height. It is an indehiscent oblong sheath that measures approximately 10 cm long by 3 cm wide. When ripe, it takes on a reddish colour and contains pods with 4 to 7 ovoid and flat seeds of dark colour. It has a high content of protein and dietary fiber that is used as a protein or dietary food.

Part used: Pod Region: Highlands
Presentations:
Tara protein powder.
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Uses and applications: Protein supplements, baked goods and drinks.
Origin: Cajamarca
Properties: amino acids, fiber, glucosilonates, protein, vitamins