The ancient Ecuadorean legume being hailed as a new superfood
7 June 2012 Last updated at 21:28 BST
Chocho is an ancient South American legume that is now being heralded as a superfood for its nutritional benefits.
Agricultural experts in Ecuador say it contains healthy fats, Omegas 3 and 6, and it is 50% protein.
Marek Pruszewicz reports.