Cassava Powder (ER421)
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The price above is for a 1 kg. (2.2 lbs.) R&D sample (smaller samples available upon request).
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Common Name: Cassava
Botanical Name: Manihot esculenta
Origin: South America
Cassava is a native shrub to South America. It is an annual crop used for its edible root. It is one of the top three sources of carbohydrates in South America, making it one of the region’s most important foods. The root is encased in a rind about 1 mm thick and can reach up to 30 cm long. The flesh of cassava is usually a whitish yellow.
Cassava Nutrients & Applications
As mentioned before, cassava is a good source of carbohydrates. The macronutrient is important for energy. Cassava is also full of fiber, with a one-cup serving containing up to 10% of the daily recommended amount of the nutrient.
A couple of well-known nutrients in cassava are folate and vitamin C, but that’s not all it contains. Other nutrients found in cassava include magnesium and copper.
Bring this South American favorite into your product today. No matter whether you’re working with functional foods and beverages, supplements, or anything else, cassava makes a great addition for a nutrition boost.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.