A lime is a citrus fruit, usually smaller then a lemon. The fruit is scientifically known as ‘Citrus Aurantiflora’. 100 gram of Lime, provides 35% of the daily value vitamin C. As it contains a high acidity, it is often considered as powerhouse to accent or bring out the flavors in foods and beverages. It […]


Pineapple is a tropical plant, originating from the Americas. The English translation derived from the Spanish ‘Piña’ as this name is familiar among people from the Piña Colada drink. The scientific name however is ‘Ananas Comosus’, implicating that it is an excellent fruit. Ever since the Columbus era, the fruit was brought to Spain, and […]

Coconut Water

Coconut water is a very popular refreshing drink, specially in the tropical countries, because of its high content of mineral salts that can hydrate the body after exercises or long warm days. Benefits The coconut water reduces the arterial pressure, prevents atherosclerosis, facilitates the renal functions and digestion and also controls the blood circulation and […]


The Ubá mango (Mangifera indica L. Ubá variety) has excellent flavour and aroma qualities and it is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions because of the favourable conditions in temperature, luminosity and humidity, such as in South Asia, North America, South America and Central America. The fruit has short and soft fibers, can be […]

Guaraná – Rich in Caffeine

Guaraná (Paullinia cupana) is a native Amazon basis fruit. It has the size of a coffee bean, is brown to red on the outside and black and white on the inside. Known for its stimulant and medicinal properties, Guaraná has been used for centuries by indigenous people of the Amazon. Benefits Vitamins: Rich in caffeine: […]

Passion Fruit

Pleasantly sweet and tart, Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) is highly consumed throughout the world with its aroma and taste that are unique and unmistakable, as well as its nutritional properties. Native to the subtropical wild regions of South America, it is an avid climber which grows on anything that it can grapple around through its […]

Açaí – Powerful Antioxidant

Species native to the Amazon Region, the Açaí (Euterpe oleracea; Euterpe precatoria) is a small, rounded, dark purple fruit, similar in appearance and size to a grape but with fewer pulp. It has always been a very important food in the diet of northern Brazilians, since pre-Columbian times, but became a trend in the other […]

Acerola – Natural Vitamin C

Small but full of benefits, Acerola (Malpighia Emarginata; Malpighia glabra) is a wild plant that grows in tropical and subtropical climate zones, originating in Central America and the Septentrional area of South America. The fruit goes through a developing process, being easily detected by its colour that starts from green, changing to yellow and red […]