Succulent cactus plant from Mexico

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 23 May 2008

Citation

(2008), "Succulent cactus plant from Mexico", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 38 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/nfs.2008.01738cab.052

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Succulent cactus plant from Mexico

Article Type: Food Facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 38, Issue 3.

With 40 per cent of us spending £360 million on health supplements every year Oro Verde. Organic Nopal launched in the UK recently with a simple message "go natural for better health". Nopal is a natural whole food grown at high altitude in Northern Mexico. It comes from the pad of the prickly pear nopal cactus, which is used widely in the staple diet in the region.