Camu camu are red-purple berries from Myrciaria dubia shrub. It is mainly grown in Peru. The fruit is about 3 cm in size and their high zinc and vitamin C content is remarkable. Approximately 2-3% of the fresh fruit exceeds the vitamin C content of an orange by 40 times.
Camu camu strengthens the immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties. Camu camu supports eyesight, the pulmonary function and airways. Contributes to the maintenance of mental clarity in times of stress and anxiety and has anti-aging effect.
Camu camu is sourish to bitter taste, dry, woody, slightly exotic background with sweet flavours. It enhances other flavors and adds an exotic touch.
Use in dressings, sauces, desserts, pastries, ice creams, sorbets and yoghurt
Recommended Use: Mix 2-3 teaspoons of powder with 250ml of smoothies, shakes, milk, fruit juices or desserts.
NB! Can cause diarrhea in case of overdose!
Unit price: 163.60 EUR/kg