Maiz Morado

Maiz MoradoMaiz Morado
Purple Corn

Maiz Morado
Maiz Morado

Maiz Morado is another corn variety cultivated in the Peruvian Andes since ancient times and once has been a staple of the Incan empire. Easy to identify by its deep purple color Maiz Morado is the main ingredient in Peru’s non alcoholic national drink, the Chicha Morada and a famous dessert, the Mazamorra Morada.

Purple Corn is a great antioxidant and is believed to reduce the blood pressure and the cholesterol level, to have a positive effect on the blood vessels and to help fighting obesity and diabetes.

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