WHAT IS LUCUMA-the Gold of the Incas

Wow…a sweetener that is healthy for you. I’m so excited that I had to share as soon as I learned of it. I’m sure you may have heard of it since some of you are superfood pros. It’s called Lucuma! So what is Lucuma? All the way from South America specifically from Chile, Peru and Ecuador. It kinda looks like a mango and is a staple of the Incas. The super fruit grows on a tree in the Sapotacease family and the official name is Pouteria lucuma. Pronounced loo-ku-mah.

what is lucuma - tree family of Sapotaceae

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