The giant of the Amazon

12 Dec 2020

The Amazon nut offers a variety of health benefits and provides high-value ingredients for the food, supplements and cosmetics industries. Its organoleptic characteristic is a rigid and compact consistency, it has a particular scent and colour with or without the shell along with distinctive taste.

The Amazon nut offers a variety of health benefits and provides high-value ingredients for the food, supplements and cosmetics industries.Its organoleptic characteristic is a rigid and compact consistency, it has a particular scent and colour with or without the shell along with distinctive taste. As a physical-chemical characteristic The Amazon nut comes from the Bertholletia excelsa, a tree of the Lecythidaceae family, native to South America in the Amazon region. These trees can reach up to 50 meters in height, among the tallest in the primary and pristine Amazon forest, the most biologically diverse type of forest. These trees play an essential role in the conservation of the primary forest ecosystem and can live for over 500 years.

The giant of the Amazon

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