Andean Taste Superfoods

Camu Camu

camu camu powder

Camu Camu is a fruit native to the Peruvian Amazon, characterised by its high natural content of vitamin C and antioxidants. It contains beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorus, leucine and valine. It helps to balance mood and is a natural and safe antidepressant, it is also used in cooking and baking.

Important:

  • Increases the strength of the immune system
    Helps prevent cancer
  • It has the highest amount of natural vitamin C of any food on the planet.
  • Camu Camu is an astringent, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, etc.
  • Camu Camu flour has about 8% vitamin C by weight.

EASY TO INCORPORATE

Camu Camu Powder goes great mixing into Smoothies, Stir into Yogurt, Sprinkle on Oatmeal, Bake into Goodies, blend with Juices and Mix into Salad Dressings for a hint of tartness and extra nutrients.

SUPPORTS INMUNE FUNCTION

The high vitamin C content in Camu Camu can help bolster the immune system. A single teaspoon of Camu Camu powder may contain around 600 to 800 milligrams of vitamin C, which is more than the daily recommended intake for most adults.

EXCEPTIONAL VITAMIN C CONTENT

Camu Camu is known to contain up to 60 times more vitamin C per serving than an orange, with some estimates suggesting it can provide as much as 3,000 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 grams.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS

Some studies suggest that Camu Camu's anti-inflammatory properties are comparable to those of turmeric and ginger. Its potential to reduce inflammation can contribute to overall well-being.

POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANT

Camu Camu's antioxidant capacity is significant, thanks to its rich vitamin C content. Antioxidant levels in Camu Camu are estimated to be 10 times higher than those found in kiwi.

PROMOTES COLLAGEN PRODUCTION

Vitamin C is crucial for collagen synthesis. Camu Camu's vitamin C levels support the production of collagen, which can lead to healthier skin, hair, and nails.

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HARINA DE CAMU CAMU

Dehydrated Camu Camu Powder

Dehydrated camu camu powder, is less processed and therefore may retain more of the fruit’s natural nutrients and flavor. It may also be more affordable than spray dried powder. Additionally, some people prefer dehydrated camu camu powder because it is produced through a more natural drying process.

Spray Drier Camu Camu Powder

Spray Dried Camu Camu Powder has the advantage of being more soluble in liquids and has a longer shelf life than dehydrated powder. This makes it a good choice for use in functional foods and beverages, as well as in dietary supplements.

Origin of our Camu Camu

Our Camu Camu is planted and harvested along the Pucallpa and Satipo floodplain forests in the departments of Ucayali and Junin and is cared for throughout the cultivation and harvesting, from planting to hand picking.

The farmers receive a fair income for their produce and are trained to ensure the best product at all times.

Top quality Camu Camu is available all year round.

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