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Organic Gelatinized Sundried Yellow Maca Chips 1 lb

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G-400-CH
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    Gelatinized Sundried Yellow Maca Root Chips, Certified Organic, Fair Trade, GMO-Free, Vegan and Raw 1 lb (454g)

    1 lb = 50 Servings @ 3t (9g) daily.  

    Our Gelatinized Yellow Maca Root Chips are carefully and consciously grown, processed and handled. They come from an organic farming cooperative in and around Junin, Peru. We work only with producers who own and manage their lands at a local grass roots level.  The cooperative of farmers is committed both to organic farming and to producing only the highest quality Maca products.  Gelatinized Yellow Maca is made from Yellow Maca roots, which make up about 60% off the annual harvest in Peru.  These roots are pre-cooked to remove starch content and ease digestion

     

    Specifications: g-400-ch-gelatinzied-yellow-maca-chips-bowl-.jpg

    • USDA Certified Organic
    • GMO Free
    • Fair Trade
    • Grown traditionally with respect for the land - near Junin, Peru
    • Sun dried, carefully processed and packaged immediately
    • Vegan
    • Made from 100% Yellow Maca roots
    • 4:1 product – 4 KG of fresh roots to make 1 KG of Maca chips
    • 1 lb foil lined, double sealed, food grade pouch contains 50 individual servings at 3 t (9g) each.  

     

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    Our Maca Root Chips are the closest to whole Maca roots that can legally be exported from Peru. That’s because Maca is considered a “heritage product” of Peru and the Peruvian government does not allow whole roots to be exported to avoid them being planted in other countries. (Read more about why that’s important here)

     

    Maca Root Chips are simply Maca roots cut into small chunks after being washed and dried. Our chips are pre-cooked (gelatinized) to ease digestion and to make them simpler to consume. Traditionally, dried Maca roots are boiled with water or milk and sugar to make a hearty porridge called Mazamorra. You can prepare Maca chips the same way or experiment with other ways of making them.

     

    Preparation ideas for whole Maca root chips

    1. Simmer ½ cup of Macachips for about an hour and add to oatmeal or other warm breakfast cereal
    2. Simmer ½ cup of Maca chips for about an hour and add them to a smoothie
    3. Steep Maca chips in hot water for 10 minutes to make a tea – add sweetener as desired
    4. Try the traditional Mazamorra recipe – this makes for a hearty meal!

     

    • Ingredients:mazamorra-traditional-maca-porridge.jpg
      • 1 cup (130g) Maca chips
      • 1 cup (130g) flour
      • ¼ cup (32g) sugar
      • 2 cups (250ml) milk
      • Clove, cinnamon and/or anis to taste
      • 4 cups (500 ml) water
    • Preparation: Simmer the Maca chips in water along with spices until soft (about 1 hour), adding water if necessary.   Add flour, sugar and milk and simmer for an additional 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool and enjoy. Mazamorra may be kept in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.

     

    Best Used For:

    Our Gelatinized Sundried Yellow Maca is best for anyone with a sensitive stomach.  About 5% of people have minor stomach irritability, gas or bloating when using Raw Maca.  Gelatinized Maca does not produce this effect at all.   Gelatinized Maca undergoes a process of high heat and pressure to remove the starch content from the powdered root.   This makes the final product easier to digest.

    Compare all of our Maca powders here.

    Storage/Shelf Life:

    Maca keeps well for up to 24 months provided that it is stored in a sealed bag out of direct sunlight and at below 70% humidity.  (More storage and use tips

    Suggested Use:

    1-3 teaspoons mixed in water, juice or smoothies daily. (Complete serving guidelines).

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    We strive to offer the best deals possible on shipping and usually ship out USPS in North America. International orders ship out using USPS Global Priority Air Mail.

    U.S .Delivery Times (est. 2-5 business days.)
    All other countries – (est. 10-14 business days.)

    You will receive a tracking number as soon as your order is shipped. (Complete shipping and return policy).

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    4. US Bank check and money order

    Enjoy the day!

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    We are a small family run company with our entire focus on Maca. Our only mission is to provide our customers with fresh, organic, high quality Maca products from Peru at fair prices. Because of our single-minded dedication, we are able to provide the best selection of high quality Maca products anywhere. We also take pride in expert, friendly customer service. When you order with us you can count on fast shipping and full support with any issues or questions. The bottom line is that we use the products we sell and we treat our customers like we want to be treated. If you have any questions or issues, let us know and we'll take care of it straight away. – The Maca Team

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