Authentic Purple Corn from Peru, the main ingredient for the popular drink 'Chicha Morada'. Purple corn, a variety of maize, is an Andean crop from low valleys locally called maiz morado. Purple corn can be found mostly in Peru, where it is cultivated in the coast, as well as in lands almost ten thousand feet high. There are different varieties of purple corn, and all of them originated from an ancestral line. A nutritious and delicious way to make your own flour for purple tortillas, chips and cornbread.