BLACK OLIVE

The Olive was introduced to Peru approximately In 1560, more or less at that same time, it also was introduced to countries like Chile and Argentina. Due to the diversity of climates and regions of Peru; we have the capacity to be one of the few countries in where the olive can be let mature totally in the tree before being harvested.

That is the main reason why the Olive of Peru has a delicious flavor, aroma and a very substantial pulp, qualities that are very appreciated by the foreign consumers. Our olives come from the Valley of Yauca located in the department of Arequipa, as well as from Valleys of Tacna, located in the South Coast of Peru.

The Black Olives are obtained from fruits gathered in the heat of maturity or shortly before it, being able to present, according to the zone of production and time of harvest, a reddish black color, black violet or dark violet.

 
 
     

GREEN OLIVE

The Olive was introduced to Peru  in 1560, more or less at that same time, it also was introduced to countries like Chile and Argentina. Due to the diversity of climates and regions of Peru; we have the capacity to be one of the few countries in where the olive can be let mature totally in the tree before being harvested.

That is the main reason why the Olive of Peru has a delicious flavor, aroma and a very substantial pulp, qualities that are highly appreciated by the foreign consumers. Our olive comes from the Valley of Yauca located in the city of Arequipa, as well as from Valleys of Tacna, located in the South Coast of Peru.

The Green Olives are obtained from fruits gathered during the Maturation cycle, when they have reached a suitable size. The color of the fruit ranges between  different shades of green.
 
 
     

BRASIL NUTS

The Brazil Nuts is a native tree of South America, specially located in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, the south of Venezuela and Southeast of Colombia. They are like dispersed trees, on well drained grounds, in great forests near the river basin of the Amazon River. It is a tree that reaches between 30 to 50 meters of height and can live for more than five hundred years. Only in Bolivia, Peru and Brazil this product is commercialized.

The Brazil nuts have a very special and delicate taste, they are an excellent source of selenium and magnesium. They are rich in proteins, carbohydrates and fat.

The Brazil nuts or chestnuts come generally from wild trees. In Peru, the department dedicated to the harvest of Brazil nuts is Madre de Dios. The importance of the Brazil Nuts, it`s mainly the contribution to the economy by the exportation, but also that contributes to the preservation of the Amazonian Forest, since its operation restrains the depredation of  forests. Accordingly some investigations maintain that a moderate harvest of this product allows the growth of new trees of this sort.

 
 
     

PECANS NUTS

The Pecano is a fruit tree that belongs to the species Carya Illinoensis, which is also part of the group of the Nuts. It is original of the South of the United States, growing in Oklahoma, Texas and north of Mexico. It is a tree that lives many years, with a dense crown and reaches up to 30 meters of height. Its fruit, the pecan nut, is very healthful due to its high contents of proteins and unsaturated fatty acids, that help  diminish cholesterol LDL. They also provide fólic acid, that exerts cardiovascular protection.

The Peruvian pecan nut has a greater size than the rest of pecanas, as well as a more pleasant flavor, causing theses characteristics great acceptance in the international consumer. Most of it is cultivated  in the department of Ica.

 
 
     

OREGANUM

The oreganum is native of the Asian Euro Region. It is an aromatic plant that is used like condiment  in countless sauces and meals. The oreganum is a rustic plant and of easy culture. The dry Leaves of the Oreganum are those that contain greater flavor and aroma than the fresh leaf.

The production of Oreganum in Peru is concentrated mainly in Tacna and Arequipa due to the favorable climatic conditions and to the good quality of earth. The cultivation of oreganum in Peru can be harvested from 2 to 5 times per year, being this, a competitive advantage for Peruvian exporters, because other countries can only obtain one single annual harvest. Therefore the Peruvian exporter of oreganum can practically offer this product throughout the year.

 
 
     

CANARIO BEAN

The Canario Bean belongs to the species Phaseolus Vulgare. It has a grain of yellow color, smooth texture and very pleasant flavor. This bean is the favourite of both national and international consumers and it`s used a lot in the preparation of stews of Hispanic origin. Also it is rich in proteins, carbohydrates, fiber, minerals and vitamins.

The Canario Bean is produced in the North and South coast of Peru. We provide a product of superbe quality that complies all requests and needs of international clients. Its harvest goes from the month of June to November.

     
 
     

BLACK EYE BEAN

The Black Eye Bean belongs to the species Unguiculata Vigna L. It´s grain has a cream colour   with a black eye in the middle of the grain. It has the advantage of being of fast baking and easy digestion. This bean is rich in proteins, carbohydrates, fiber, minerals and vitamins.

The Black Eye Bean is produced in all the North coast of Peru. It is a rustic plant that adapts to a ground diversity. It is much more tolerant to the high temperatures and the long periods of common drought that other types of beans.

 
 
     

LARGE LIMA BEAN

The Large Lima Bean belongs to the species Phaseolus Lunatus. It is a native product of Peru. It is cultivated mostly in the department of Ica, located in the coast of our country. The Large Lima Bean that we commercialize is obtained  from the region of Palpa, located in Ica.

Generally, it has a creamy white colour and has the shape of a kidney. The Large Lima bean has the characteristic of being less greasy than the other leguminous. It has vitamin B, protein, fiber, iron, potassium and magnesium. Some investigations suggest the consumption of Large Lima beans can reduce the LDL cholesterol level, due to their soluble fiber content.

In November of 2007, Perú obtained  the recognition of  the "denomination of Origin of the Large Lima Beans of Ica" . The reason of the quality of this Lima Bean, depends on  the favourable conditions of its ground for its cultivation , being a product of top  quality, that is used in many dishes, both national and international

 
 
     

BABY LIMA BEAN

The Baby Lima Bean belongs to the species Phaseolus Lunatus. It is cultivated generally in the North coast of Peru. It is a moderately rustic culture, adapts to the conditions of the coast, in bordering Andean valleys.

It has a grain of medium size,  a creamy white colour and its got the shape of a kidney. The Baby Lima Bean has the characteristic of being less greasy than the other leguminous. It has vitamin B, protein, fiber, iron, potassium and magnesium. Some investigations suggest the consumption of Baby Lima Bean can reduce the cholesterol level LDL, due to their soluble fiber content.

 
 
     

SWEET PAPIKRA

The Paprika is a pepper of the Capsicumm  annuum family. At the present time, Peru has been positioned as an exporting country of Páprika and it is cultivated in valleys and irrigations of Barranca, Piura and Nepeña in the North of the country, and in  Lima, Ica, Arequipa and Tacna, in the south of Peru, all areas located in the coast of the country.

Paprika has got a red intense colour, it`s sweet and nonspicy. It is used like a colorant and natural aroma  in meals and in the cosmetics industry. Among the other varieties, most important are, the Papriking, the Papriqueen and the Papribella. The harvest is made manually, when the fruits are slightly mature and of intense red color.

 
 
     

WHOLE PAPIKRA

The Paprika is a pepper of the Capsicumm  annuum family. At the present time, Peru has been positioned as an exporting country of Páprika and it is cultivated in valleys and irrigations of Barranca, Piura and Nepeña in the North of the country, and in  Lima, Ica, Arequipa and Tacna, in the south of Peru, all areas located in the coast of the country.

Paprika has got a red intense colour, it`s sweet and nonspicy. It is used like a colorant and natural aroma in meals and in the cosmetics industry. Among the other varieties, most important are, the Papriking, the Papriqueen and the Papribella. The harvest is made manually, when the fruits are slightly mature and of intense red color.

 
 
     

THE GIANT CUZCO CORN

The Giant Cuzco Corn  belongs to the species Zea Mays L. It´s a native Peruvian product that is cultivated in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in Urubamba, located at 30 km of the city of Cusco, at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level.

It has grains of white colour, circular flat form and a soft breads texture. It is a rich protein product that grants an important source of energy. The giant Cuzco Corn is the corn of greater size of the world, with grains that exceed 15mm. of diameter. The special characteristics of the ground, the altitude and the climate, have taken to the creation of this amazing corn, that could not have been copied in other places of the world.

In 2007, Peru obtained the "Denomination of Origin" of this product, guaranteeing at world-wide level the origin of this wonderful product