açaí berry

“The Amazon Superfruit”

The Açaí (Euterpe Oleracea), a little dark violet berry, comes from the açaí zero,
a palm tree from the Amazon rainforest. Açaí berries are rich in nutrients and energyizing properties, therefore it earned a place among the superfruits.

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Main benefits of Açaí berry:

Fights free radicals with anthocyanins;

Contains Vitamins A, C and minerals with a powerful anti-inflammatory effect;

Includes Omega fatty acids, reduces cholesterol and heart disease risks.

Nutrition Facts

Properties
Benefits
High Antioxidant Content. Fights free radicals and helps repairing DNA damage.
Rich source of
Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 9.
Fights bad cholesterol.
Rich source of Iron (4% GDA). Improves immunity system.
Rich source of Calcium (4% GDA). Maintains healthy bones.
Vitamin A (11% GDA). Maintains healthy skin.
Vitamin C (2% GDA). Helps improve immunity system.
Rich source of Fiber. Improves the intestinal function.
High energy input. Ideal for sports.
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Petruz Fruity has 35 years of experience in the field of harvesting and producing Açaí berries. In all these years, we have learned a lot about this superfruit. Now we want to share it all with you.

FAQ:

  • Is Açaí Petruz Fruity Organic?
    Yes, it is! Petruz offers an Organic line with Açaí Pure and Açaí with Guaraná. We own all the major international BIO and NON-GMO certifications, which allow us to export our products to all over the world.
  • How can I eat Açaí berries?
    In the Amazon region, the Açaí is eaten with fish, shrimps and tapioca, while in other Brazilian regions it is most commonly used as a juice base for smoothies and ‘tigelas’ (açaí bowls topped with fresh cut fruit).

    Fresh açaí berries have a short shelf life and they are not available outside the Amazon. As an export product, they are sold as a frozen fruit purée, dried powder or pressed juice.
  • When should I eat Açaí?
    You can eat Açaí anytime during the day, but we suggest you to have it as breakfast, giving you the ideal charge to start the day! You can use it in various recipes, like smoothies or bowls. Discover our recipes.
  • Does Açaí really help you lose weight?
    Açaí will help you lose weight if combined with a healthy diet and exercise. It also metabolize all fats and sugars faster! Anyway like all food, it should be consumed in moderation as a part of a balanced diet.
  • How do I pronounce Açaí?
    Take a deep breath and say: “ah-sigh-ee”!