- Purple Corn Powder
Purple Corn Powder
Botanical Name: Zea maiz
Nutrient-rich gluten-free flour
Also referred as Blue Corn, our organic non-GMO product is botanically very simillar to the common yellow table corn but with higher content of minerals and vitamins. It is rich in cell protecting antioxidants, as well as containing anti-inflammatory properties. Purple corn has been used in the Inca empire in Peru as a food staple and food colorant for drinks, such as the fermented beverage called “Chicha morada”.
Purple Corn has a higher antioxidant capacity than blueberries with anti-inflamatory abilibities promoting tissue regeneration. Studies indicate Purple Corn may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, inhibit abnormal cell growth, promote collagen formation and improve circulation. This makes it an excellent option for Gluten-free nutrition baking. Use Purple Corn wherever you would use regular corn flour, corn meal, or as a substitute for other flours. It can be used in raw chocolates, breads, tortillas, pancackes, muffins and cakes.