Sunday, December 26, 2010

Yacon: Smallanthus sonchifolius-Asteraceae

Yacon, an Andean daisy has become one of our highly valued foodplants.
By juicing the tubers and concentrating the liquid, we make Yacon Molasses, a long storing inulin containing sweetener.

1 comment:

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