Superfoods

ACAI POWDER

acai

Growing RegionsAcai powder is made from freeze-dried acai berries which grow on acai palm trees native to Brazil, Trinidad and northern South America.

Variations: Powder

Uses: Acai powder is taken as a supplement or added to drinks and food to boost nutritional value.

EFSA accredited claims: Dietary fiber, Antioxidants, Vitamin A

Availability: Organic

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ACEROLA POWDER

acerola

Growing Regions: Acerola is native to South America, Maxico, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Central America.  

Variations: Powder 

Uses: Used to make juices or mixed into other foods for its high Vitamin C content.  

EFSA accredited claims: Vitamin C, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, Antioxidants.  

Availability: Organic

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CAMU CAMU

Camu camu

Growing Regions: Camu Camu is native to Peru and Brazil.               

Variations: Powder

Uses: Used in traditional Amazonian dishes. The powder is sometimes consumed in capsule form by those who want to lose weight.   

EFSA accredited claims: Vitamin C, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, Antioxidants.  

Availability: Organic

 

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CAROB POWDER

carob powder

Growing Regions: The carob tree is native to the Mediterranean region, including Southern Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean Islands, the Middle East and Iran. The carob fruit is cultivated mostly in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece and Morocco.

Uses: Cocoa powder replacement in chocolate bars.

EFSA accredited claims: Source of protein, fibre, foliate, iron, phosphorous and vitamin B6, B5.

Availability: Organic

 

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GUAR GUM

guar gum

Growing Regions: Guar gum is produced from guar beans which are dehusked, milled and screened. The guar bean is principally grown in India, Pakistan, U.S, Australia and Africa

Variations: Flour

Uses: Guar gum is used in a number of industries including textile, paper, pharmaceutical and cosmetics. The main industry for guar gum is food. It is used in baked goods, dairy, meat, condiments and soups as a thickening agent or stabilizer.  

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Availability: Organic

 

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GUARANA

guarana

Growing Regions: Guarana is a plant native to the Amazon basin, especially common in Brazil.

Variations: Powder 

Uses: Dietary Supplements, soft drinks

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Availability: Organic

 

 

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LUCUMA

luccuma

Growing Regions: Lucuma is a subtropical fruit native to the Andean valleys and produced mainly in Chile, Peru and Ecuador.  

Variations: Powder

Uses: Used in various native South American dishes and deserts  

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Availability: Organic

 

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MACA POWDER

Maca

Growing Regions: Maca is native to Peru.

Variations: Powder

UsesMaca is used mainly for medicinal purposes in both cooked and fresh forms.

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Availability: Organic

 

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MORINGA POWDER

moringa root

Growing RegionsMoringa powder is made from naturally dried moringa leaves.

Variations: Powder

Uses: Used in various native South American dishes and deserts  

EFSA accredited claims: Vitamins C, B, A, K, Manganese, Protein, Iron, Magnesium.

Availability: Organic