Aidan Fruit Chips (Prekese) - 3oz

Prekese Local Name: prɛkɛsɛ in Twi

Botanical Name: Tetrapleura tetraptera

Prekese is also know as Aridan, Oshosho, Imiminje, Apapa, Edeminang, Ighirehimi, and Ighimiaka.

Origin: Ghana
Careful Packaged and sold by Ladybugs Foods, LLC

Prekese, is a shiny, glabrous dark purple-brown fruit, 15-25 cm long and about 5 cm across, with four longitudinal, wing-like ridges. It has a slightly sweet, stringent taste. When cooked into soups and other dishes it adds a depth of flavor and a sweet, fragrant aroma. Prekese is widely used in West Africa as a cooking spice and as a traditional medicine

Nutritional Value
Prekese is rich in protein, lipids, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, calcium, sodium, copper, antioxidants, sugars, and vitamin C.