Particle Size Standards
<3000 micron = 10%
>2000 micron = 20%
>1000 micron = 60%
>500 micron = 10%
Cupuaçu is a delicious melon-sized fruit with a creamy white pulp that grows in the Amazon Rainforest drainage basin in souther-eastern parts of Bolivia. Cupuacu is known in the Amazon as “the pharmacy in a fruit” and could be considered one of the most nutritionally beneficial superfruits ever introduced to the marketplace. As a cousin of the cacao fruit, cupuaçu has a prized tropical flavor combining elements of chocolate, bananas, pear, passion fruit and pineapple.
Preliminary Health Research
It is one of the few fruits of the cocoa that acts as an energerizer and doesn´t contain caffeine. Cupuacu is extremely rich in anti-oxidants, which helps improve brain function and prevents several diseases related to the degenerative and cardiac type.
The vitamin C in an antioxidant that protects the organism.
Used in flavorings, capsules, energy drinks, and supplements. Cupuacu’s primary health benefit is stimulating the immune system thus supporting the body’s ability to fight disease. Cupuacu has an energetic effect, but does not contain caffeine. It is one of the few cocoa relatives that does not.