Life in Rhythm. You may have noticed that we use this phrase a lot and wondered, what does it mean? We named our company Tambor, which in Portuguese means drum. For us, a day without açaí sends life out of rhythm. In Brazil, drums play an important role in the culture, setting the beat to which people live, work, and celebrate. Açaí is the same way to us, setting a good rhythm... More
This post is written for foodservice business managers and prospective business founders interested in making their acai bowl service more efficient.
By far the number one dissatisfaction we've heard from acai bowl business owners and operators is that "it takes too long to blend an acai bowl!". This is a daily dilemma for foodservice businesses that must keep expenses in check, maintain product quality, and serve to... More
What started as a solely wholesale business, providing our products to cafes and restaurants throughout North America and Hawaii, has grown into a direct-to-you online shop where you can order Tambor organic açaí through our website. All of our frozen pulps are wild harvested in the Brazilian Amazon and we're a passion-driven company dedicated to delivering organic açaí of unprecedented quality. Grade A 'Especial' quality to... More
Today we've whipped up a delicious Purple Majik Acai Smoothie with a guest appearance by Blue Majik! In addition to the social trend of turning all smoothies into mermaid food, Blue Majik has a ton of nutritional properties. This blue powder is an extract of Arthrospira platensis, AKA spirulina. And boy does it smell like the sea! Though oddly and thankfully when blended, no algae-like taste is apparent. Like other types of blue-green algae, Blue... More
For some people, the scariest things in life are green. We're not talking about Halloween gooey ghosts or goblins, we're talking about those leafy greens; spinach, kale, seaweed (aka spirulina). This Scary Good Green Monster Acai Bowl will give you all the feels, and the fuel to trick-or-treat into the night. Don't be afraid, there's only powerful antioxidants, essential amino acids, phytonutrients, and more hiding in the dark purple depths of this... More
For us, Summer is all about the good vibes, good acai bowls, and anything that keeps us cool! When the heat seems to tell no sign backing off, there's one treat we love to whip up... It's a 3-Ingredient Summer Acai Popsicle Recipe, the perfect way to cool down and a fun way to get your acai fix. Yes thats right, there's just 3 ingredients in these popsicles! If you want to add on 'toppings',... More
Guarana, you may have heard of it, but do you know what it is? Many people have asked us, "What is Acai with Guarana?". Here at Tambor we currently offer two consumer styles of frozen acai pulps, Traditional Acai and Acai Mix. The Acai Mix packs are our premium organic acai with guarana and a hint of organic cane juice for a little sweetness. More... More
We're all about foods that fuel us. Gone are the days of settling for basic breakfasts and foods that offer no benefit to our bodies. There's just too much good fresh organic goodness out there, and we only want nutrient rich foods that sustain our energy levels and suppress hunger longer so we can power through our days. If you're reading this, you're probably on a similar program, and we've got just the breakfast for... More
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
Sweetened acai or unsweetened acai, which do you prefer? If you're not sure what the big difference is, this post ought to clear things up.
In our online shop you'll see these two types of acai. It's there you'll find that our sweetened acai is called Acai Mix, and the unsweetened acai is called Traditional Acai. All of our acai pulps are premium Grade A Especial,... More