Prickly Pear – Dehydrated Canarian Prickly Pear Powder

  • Exhibitor: José Ledesma
  • Brand name: TUNO CANARIAS
  • Organic Exhibition Area
  • Innovation Area

Improve your life in a delicious way, using our Canarian prickly pear from the Canary Islands as a topping over yogurts, puddings, porridge or salads.

Enjoy it instantly by adding a spoonful in milk, juice or your favourite yogurt. You can use it with cereals, yogurts, desserts (ice-creams, cakes, custards), drinks (cocktails, smoothies, teas and infusions), cheese and in endless dishes.

We can use the dehydrated Canarian Prickly Pear powder in sauces like guacamole, hummus or yogurt sauce. Mix it with salt, pepper or aromatic herbs to make Prickly Pear pepper or other personalised mixtures to your own taste. Sprinkle it on stir-fried vegetables, whilst cooking or once cooked. Use it in baking, such as buns, muffins, biscuits or sponges. Add it to the water of the artichokes to add an extra flavour. Add the Prickly Pear powder to your favourite tea. Sprinkle the Prickly Pear powder over toast with avocado, salt and pepper. Try out new ways of using, you will surely discover new ways of how to enjoy it. Use it as another ingredient by adding it to body care home-made products, such as bathing teas, balms, body exfoliators, face masks or soaps.

Dehydrated at a low temperature. This manufacturing process allows the ingredients to keep all the nutritional values.

The Canarian prickly pear is one of the best sources of betalains that exists in the vegetable kingdom. Betalains have proved to improve circulation and sport performance in research. Organic.

The properties of the Canarian Prickly Pear (Opuntia Dillenii) are noticeable. The Canarian Prickly Pear has incredible benefits according to research done worldwide; you can read them in this link: ‘’

INGREDIENTS: Canarian Prickly Pear (Opuntia Dillenii) dehydrated at a low temperature and fibre, 200 g.

Also used as a natural colouring, it doesn’t contain nitrates and has better organoleptic properties than beetroot.


We are a family business, Ledesma Global S. L., in love with our beautiful Canarian land and its resources, lovers of what is healthy and natural.

At our farm in La Florida, located in El Valle San Lorenzo, under the slopes of the Teide, we take care of our succulent and wild prickly pear cactus’, which follow the bed of the ravine.

We chose to share the goodness that this fruit provides us.

Red Prickly pears grow on the islands in a wild and natural way, they are completely organic and eco-friendly. Its nutritional valuesare a lot higher than the majority of fruits and it’s another ingredient to complete our diet. Rich in nutrients, vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre, prickly pears are a marvellous choice which add benefits to your diet. You can use them for cooking, health, therapeutic or medicinal purposes. Its low cholesterol and saturated fats content make them a suitable aid for people suffering from obesity and other problems.

It has been used since ancient times by the Canarian, American Indians and other cultures as a remedy for many ailments.

This cactus plant was traditionally used by native Americans as a natural and healthy sweetener.

Brought to the Canary Islands by our ancestors and now rediscovered for you.