Sweet potato; Kumara(Ipomea batatas)
The sweet potato or yam is a tuber root, similar to the potato. It has an irregular shape, hard, greyish-brown skin and white or orange flesh. The texture is floury, soft and sugary.
- Outdoor growing
- Forced growing in greenhouses
- Preservation in cooling chambers
- Product from several sources
- Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)
Translation of the name
Spanish: Batata; Boniato
English: Sweet potato; Kumara
152 calories per cada 100 grams
Grams which make up a serving
The tree it grows on and its curiosities
The main growing countries are China, Uganda, Indonesia, Vietnam and Nigeria.