Central & South American

Yucca

Yucca

A root vegetable, similar in texture to its cousin the potato, this popular Latin American staple is often served as a side dish in Caribbean and South American cuisine. Just heat and serve.
Pacaya

Pacaya

A vegetable, the initial blossom of a variety of date palm tree; has a slight bitter taste. Used in salads; deep fried in egg batter or served in a tomato based sauce. Most appreciated by Guatemalans and Salvadorians. Consumed year round in particular during Holy Week and November 1 (All Souls/Dia de los Difuntos).
Nance

Nance

Yellow cherries from Guatemala in a sweet syrup with a touch of cinnamon. Perfect for desserts.
Loroco

Loroco

A vegetable, actually a flower bud; favored by Central Americans, but in particular Salvadorians. Served as a topping in pupusas, soups or mixed with rice; and in El Salvador even served on pizza!
Black Volteado Beans

Black Volteado Beans

Pureed black beans that have been lightly seasoned with onion, pepper and other condiments to a creamy paste consistency. Heated in a skillet and flipped or turned over (volteado) like an omelet. Served with platanos, tortillas, rice and either cheese or meat. A staple item in Central America particularly Guatemala.
White and Yellow Masarepa

White and Yellow Masarepa

A precooked corn flour, created through a dry milling process that removes the germ from the corn kernels. Kernels are then treated under pressure and high heat to create a milled, neutral flavored fine flour. Used extensively in Colombia and Venezuela for preparing arepas, polenta, soups, empanadas, hallacas (similar to a tamal) as well as desserts.
Yucca Harina

Yucca Harina

This powdered form of the tremendously popular Yucca vegetable makes a wonderful topping or seasoning with any of your favorite foods.
Quinoa

Quinoa

Quinoa is a small seed that has been cultivated in the Andes for thousands of years. It is not only delicious but exceptionally nourishing, with a higher percentage of protein than any grain, along with calcium, iron, vitamins and amino acids. Rinse before cooking, and then prepare as you would rice: as a side dish, in salads, stuffed peppers, casseroles, soups, and stews.
Puff Pastry Dough for Turnovers

Puff Pastry Dough for Turnovers

Let GOYA® take the work out of empanadas! Our flaky, buttery pastry rounds are also perfect for sweet traditional fillings such as guava and cheese.
Hearts of Palm

Hearts of Palm

Make bright dishes with the unique flavor of GOYA® Hearts of Palm! Just open up a can and add to all your favorite salads.
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Other Central & South American Specialties

•  Gorditas •  Hot Yellow Pepper Paste
Pejivalles/Chontaduro Seda Bean
•  Chiltepe •  Canario Bean
•  Red Volteado Beans •  Bayo Bean
•  Masarepa Amarilla •  Whole Tomatillo
•  Farina de Madioca •  Mango Tierno
•  Ají Panca •  Elotitos
•  Panela •  Jocote
•  Giant White Hominy Corn •  Curtido Salvadoreño
•  White Hominy •  EncurtidoTejote/Manzanilla
•  Yellow Hominy •  Malagueta Pepper