African Superfoods 

Ethically farm grown ingredients from Africa.

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Nourishment from Nature

At Iya Foods, we believe the best ingredients come from nature. That’s why we use all-natural, wholesome, and flavorful African superfoods to add flavor and nutrition to our top products. Each ingredient mentioned below has substantial antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals—all of which help keep you healthy. 

Love your body with nourishment, from Mother Earth.

Clean. Simple. Wholesome. 

Sustainably Grown. Ethically Sourced. 

Cassava Flour

Cassava

Nutritious yuca root vegetable similar to a sweet potato 

Benefits

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Energy-boosting
  • Soft & creamy
Plantain Flour

Plantains

Starchy, versatile fruit used in African, Caribbean, and South American cuisine

Benefits

  • Rich in fiber
  • Resistant starch
  • Near-neutral taste
Brown Tigernut

Brown Tigernut

 Ancient root tuber vegetable named after its striations and flavor  

Benefits

  • Potassium-rich
  • Lactose substitute 
  • Creamy taste
Fonio Grain

Fonio

Nutrient-dense ancient grain, fonio acha, eaten cooked or raw

Benefits

  • 3x the fiber
  • Calcium-rich
  • Resilient 
Cacao

African Cacao 

Nigerian-grown seeds from the pods of cacao trees

Benefits

  • Rich flavor
  • Smooth texture
  • High in fiber
Cacao

Baobab Powder

Originates from the fruit of the baobab tree also called the “Tree of Life”

Benefits

  • Rich fiber
  • Protein
  • High in Vitamin C

Beetroot Powder

Created from a powerful and versatile deep red root vegetable used in cuisines worldwide

Benefits

  • Whole food powder
  • Essential vitamins
  • Heart-healthy compounds
Paradise Pepper

Celery 

Versatile ingredient to helps lower cholesterol and promote healthy digestion 

Benefits

  • Whole food powder
  • Antioxidant
  • Detoxifying
Benin Pepper

Moringa

Similar to matcha, this nutritious plant has been used for centuries due to several health benefits.

Benefits

  • Antioxidants
  • Reduce inflammation
  • 7x more Vitamin C than oranges

Melon Seeds (Egusi)

 Native to West and Central Africa, these flavor-neutral seeds are used in cuisines around the world

Benefits

  • Protein-rich
  • Amino acids
  • Vitamins and minerals
Paradise Pepper

African Calabash Nutmeg 

West African spice found in evergreen forests

Benefits

  • Warm, nutty flavor
  • Calcium-rich
  • Aromatic
Benin Pepper

Ginger

Derived from the ginger root of a plat, this spice is slightly peppery and sweet

Benefits

  • Antioxidants
  • Heart-healthy compounds
  • Pungent and spicy aromas
Tumeric

Turmeric

Used in Asian, Indian, and African cuisines, this golden spice enhances any dish or beverage

Benefits

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Earthy and bitter
  • Orange and ginger aromas

Garlic

Cultivated worldwide, this bulbous plant is a member of the ​​ allium sativum (onion) family.

Benefits

  • Low-calorie
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Spicy when raw, nutty when cooked

Golden Onions

Found in temperate regions, this versatile ingredient is used in dishes around the world

Benefits

  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Strong, sweet flavor
Paradise Pepper

Paradise Pepper 

Ground red-brown seeds derived from the plant aframomum melegueta

Benefits

  • Citrus & cardamom flavors
  • Antimicrobial
  • Aphrodisiac
Selim Pepper

Selim Pepper (Udah)

Ground seeds from an African shrubby tree (Xylopia aethiopica)

Benefits

  • Rich taste
  • Musky flavor
  • Antioxidant

Yellow Pepper

Found in temperate regions, this versatile ingredient is used in cuisines worldwide

Benefits

  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Strong, sweet flavor

Whole Red Chili 

One of the hottest peppers in the world with 175,000 SHU 

Benefits

  • Spicy & flavorful
  • Vitamin C
  • Anti-inflammatory

Crushed Red Pepper 

Household staple spice implemented in a variety of cuisines worldwide

Benefits

  • Antioxidants
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Sharp, earthy, spicy flavor
Benin Pepper

Jos Pepper

It can be chopped or crushed. It's usually blended with onion tomato to make paste for cooking.

Benefits

  • Spicy rich taste
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Anti-inflammatory

Scent Leaf

Native to Nigeria and Ghana, this aromatic herb is used extensively for culinary and medicinal purposes

Benefits

  • Vitamin-rich
  • Reduces blood sugar
  • Relieves bloating

Uziza Leaf  

Ground seeds cultivated from dried Benin fruit 

Benefits

  • Spicy & flavorful
  • Rich in fiber
  • Anti-inflammatory

Iya’s ingredients are mostly Gluten-Free, Vegan, Non-GMO, Kosher, and delicious!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*

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