Maca contains high amounts of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, all the essential amino acids to make a complete protein (maca has a whopping 14% protein content), and nearly 60 phytochemicals. The extraordinary health benefits of Maca are due to the way it promotes optimal functioning of the hypothalamus and pituitary master glands. Maca contains unique alkaloids that stimulate the master glands, which in turn improves the overall functioning of the endocrine system.
Now also available in 1kg size.
$20.75 NZD $24.40 NZD
Pronounced loo-koo-ma, this exotic Peruvian fruit looks a little like a nashi pear crossed with a mango. It has a delicious creamy citrus flavour with a hint of maple and a dash of sweet potato (NZ kumara). It's sometimes called the "eggfruit" in English, due to the texture of the fruit's flesh, which is quite dry like a hard-boiled egg yolk. Our lucuma powder is made by drying the fruit at low temperatures to retain all their vital nutrients, then milling them into a superfine powder.
Lucuma is known by the local people of Peru as the "Gold of the Incas", and has been cherished for centuries, both as a staple food source, and a religious offering associated with fertility. Today, the fruit still plays a big part in contemporary Peruvian celebrations, and is the most popular flavour of ice cream in the country! The fruit is so well loved by the locals, there are even 26 villages named after it.
Our dates are sourced from the best organic farms in Tunisia and grown under optimum conditions. Carefully hand selected at the peak of ripeness then hand pitted, this ensures that they are of the highest quality. Full of dietary fibre and with no preservatives or added sulphites, these little treats make for the perfect snack.
Available in 250g packs, 5kg bulk (diced) and 9kg bulk for the avid bakers amongst.
"A wonderful sweetener which has a glycemic index (GI) rating of 1, compared to glucose at 100. This Is my favourite sweetener for recommending to diabetics and those with blood sugar management issues, as it barely impacts blood sugar levels but is also a completely natural and whole sweetener unlike many other low calorie/low GI sweetener alternatives."
- Buffy Ellen, founder of begoodorganics.com (Auckland, New Zealand)