It's no secret: We LOVE Acai. Through this passion, we've had the opportunity to partner with some amazing people, to supply their cafes, restaurants, and food trucks with this premium organic purple superfood. It's so amazing to hear the stories behind these places serving Tambor Acai; why they started and how they're using acai to influence their community by offering healthier options. This week we bring you the behind the scenes story of More
We took a trip deep into the Brazilian jungle to document the Tambor Acai Amazon Harvest and the special community of farmers that are thriving on the growing acai trade. Through this one crop, they're able to support their families and are as proud as we are to be apart of a sustainable and organic product trade that is also kind to the environment. We are immensely thankful to work with these farmers to bring... More
If there's one person that may be as acai obsessed as we are, it's got to be our friend Ksenia, AKA founder and superfood blogger Breakfast Criminals. About 3 years ago she tried acai in Hawaii for the first time and from then on has never looked at superfoods the same. And how could she? Acai is a powerful little berry, packed with essential nutrients and deliciousness that your body needs.
We were so... More
Through your inquiries to know more about acai, we've gathered up some facts that you many not already know. Today we're answering the question; How Does Acai Grow?
In short: Acai grows on a palm.
In more detail: Euterpe Oleracea is the acai fruit bearing species of the Euterpe palm family [ 7 in total ].
The acai palm can reach heights up to 80ft! This somehow doesn't seem to intimidate the harvesters we've met whom climb... More
We first met Leonora during our November 2015 trip to Brazil. As a Masters in Forestry candidate from Yale, she was living in Belem studying organic certification in acai agroforestry systems as part of her Fulbright Scholar program. She accompanied João (Director of Instituto Peabiru), our guide for the day, as we visited a small scale cacao farmer and specialty chocolate producer named Dona Nena, one of the beneficiaries of the Wild Honey Bee... More
If you've never made an açaí bowl before or are simply browsing for a good one all around, you're in the right place. When it comes to a Classic Homemade Acai Bowl the possibilities are endless, though it's good to first learn the essential elements. Dan's Original Breakfast Bowl recipe is our founder Daniel's take on a traditional açaí bowl from the heart of Rio. If you're new to the açaí lifestyle, welcome! This is... More