The chufa (tiger nut), Cyperus Esculentus, sativus botanic variety, is an herbaceous perennial plant, with fasciculated roots, not lengthy and a diameter between 1 and 2 millimetres.
High Omega 6 content
High fibre content
High Potassium content
Source of Magnesium
The “Oro de Alboraya ®”(Alboraya Gold) tiger nuts are specially grown to produce Horchata. They are rigorously selected by quality and size, thereby being the most appropriate for the production of traditional Horchata.
Tiger nuts have high lipid content, over 20%, higher than some dry fruits such as peanuts and walnuts. From this nutritional point of view, it is worth emphasizing its unsaturated fatty acids richness (83.8%) and especially its elevated percentage of oleic acid.