Malanga Coco

  • PLU #4644
Pack size
  • 38lb
  • Malanga Coco, similar to a ñame in appearance, brown log except it has rings on the surface of the skin. It also has red or purple thread-like lines throughout the flesh. Malanga Coco is also similar in texture and appearance to the Taro
  • Malanga Coco can be prepared mashed, baked, boiled, or sautéed. Very commonly fried and used as chips.
  • Central America, Caribbean (especially in Cuba and Puerto Rico), Asia
Country of origin
  • Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua
Quality specifications
  • Color – Light to Dark Brown
  • Cleanliness – Must be clean (no dirt, spotting, dust, or any other foreign material).
  • Other – Can have no scarring, cracks, splits, breaks, or mechanical damage.
  • Defects – Softness or blackening inside the flesh
Display and storage
  • Storage- 35-45 degrees, Dry environment
  • Display- Room temperature
  • Shelf life- 6-10 days