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