Its principal feature is its high pro-vitamin A content, vitamin A precursor. It also has a high number of minerals, carbohydrates and vitamin C content. The fruit has a pleasant scent and acid flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Nutrient Unit Value %DV/ 100g FRUIT
Energy / Calories Kcal 34.86 1.70%
Total Fast g 1.08 1.70%
Max. Sodium mg 4.80 0.20%
Carbohidratos g 5.53 1.80%
Fiber g 0.92 3.70%
Proteinas g 1.04 2.10%
Calcio mg 0.75 0.10%
Iron mg 0.14 0.80%
Magnesio mg 2.35 0.60%
Zinc mg 0.07 0.50%
Cooper mg 0.06 3.10%
Potasium mg 37.42 1.10%
Manganesium mg 0.00 0.00%
VitC mg NE NE%

Properties

  • High amount in Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Fiber
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium

Benefits

About its benefits we can find highly nutritive components as Vitamin C, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2) y Niacin (B3), Minerals (Iron. phosphorus and Calcium) and Carbohydrates

Harvest Season

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Uses and Applications

Due to high pro-vitamin A, it is ideal for children because it has an important function in cellular development and it contributes on the prevention of infectious diseases. Its flavor is acid and its principal use is for fruit juice. It’s also used to produce pulp products like jams, candies and sauces.

Origins

Agroforest crops in southern department of Caquetá and Northern Guaviare, Colombian Amazon Region.

Communities

Farmer and producer’s association from the Caqueta and Guaviare department