Malanga (White – Purple)

A tuber originally from tropical and subtropical countries that has a significant number of vitamins.

In Ecuador, most of its production is export-oriented.

During 2016, Ecuador was this product’s largest exporter with a participation rate of close to 49%.


  • It contains essential nutrients, carbohidrates and proteins.
  • It has large amounts of dietary fibers, which help regulate and accelerate the digestive process and decrease cholesterol in the body.
  • It has a large amount of vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin B6.
  • It has minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, copper, potassium and magnesium.