Yucca (Manihot esculenta Crantz) also known by different names as cassava, guacamote, or tapioca is native of South America. It has been cultivated in most of the tropical and subtropical areas of the American continent including Caribbean island. Yucca is a common ingredient in the diet of South America peoples.
Yucca Root Powder produced from M. esculenta is a source of energy, contains carbohydrates, it is gluten free and improves digestion. Also, it contains starch, fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals.