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maíz morado
maíz morado

Maiz Morado (Purple corn) is a variety of Zea mays, annual grass that grows between 1000 and 3000 meters.
Its stem, solid and erect, grows up to 4 m. Purple corn is a healthy heritage for humanity; as it contains anthocyanins and phenolic substances in addition to other important phyto-chemicals to health because of its nutritional value, it has been part of the Andean cuisine since pre-Inca times. The cob of this plant a popular drink called chicha, high in phenols is prepared. The dye is a characteristic which is the anthocyanin cyanidin-3-b-glucose, is located in both the grains and the cob. This natural dye has a potential health benefit; because it is an antioxidant rich with proven medicinal properties worldwide.

Andean valleys, central coast and is characteristic of marginal soils. The main producing areas are: Lima, Ancash and Arequipa, and in the high Andes of Peru (Andes Mountains)

Process and presentation:
Whole purple corn
Purple corn powder
Powder purple corn

Available in bulk and final product in organic and conventional

Trade data
Presentation: 5kg or 10kg bags or special order.
Conditions of Sale
From Spain: Exworks prices without transport or DDP (positions in target store). We serve from 20kg minimum orders throughout Europe.
From Peru: Lima FOB or CIF prices in air and sea shipments worldwide. Minimum Order 200kg.


BIO and Conventional products:


  • We provide ourselves directly from Andean and Amazonian native communities.
  • Legal assistance in food supplements & cosmetics.
  • Purchase our raw materials or in bulk(wholesales) for importers, laboratories and distributors.
  • Maximum quality in the manufacturing and supply of raw materials, Inkanat is one of the largest exporters of organic products from Peru.
  • We can send from our warehouse in Europe (Spain) or from Peru.

Private Label

We also offer the possibility to pack or manufacture our raw materials into final product with customers:

  • Small batches: from 100 uni.
  • Powders, capsules and others
  • Ecological or conventional.
  • Sent from Europe or Peru
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Payment methods

  • You can pay on Euros or Dollars
  • FOB, CIF, DAP or other Incoterm price.

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