African Yam Tubers - By the Box

Save $30.35

Quantity: Half Box
Sale price$67.65 Regular price$98.00


Yams are mostly tropical species. They are big-looking roots with white to slightly yellow or cream-colored starchy flesh and they can grow so big. Really enormous!It belongs to the group Dioscorea, which has about 600 species. Out of these 600 species, about 60 (some say 150) are edible, and about 10 are major food crops. 

The African Yam is grown in a specific fertile land region in some parts of the world like Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, Togo, and Cote d’Ivoire. Depending on location, it is also popularly referred to as Ghana yam, Nigerian yam, African yam, true yam, white yam, or puna yam

Like potatoes, African yams can be fried, mashed, boiled, pounded, and much more. Yam is a great source of potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, B-complex group of vitamins, complex starch and manganese.

Half a Box - 20 - 25 lbs (4 - 6 tubers)

Full Box - 48 - 50 lbs (9 - 11 tubers)

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