The Brazil nut tree, one of the biggest in the Amazon, which can reach up to the 50m (164ft) of height, could tell us stories of more than a thousand years. The indisputable king of the forest vegetation possesses a treasure in shape of wood pills, storing a source of wealth for the palate and body. The Brazil nut, a delicious and healthy dried fruit, full of energy, fiber and protein without calories, is one of the main ingredients for newborns and kids foods.
Harvest: after 12 to 15 years, and annual harvests after that.
- It is considered an energy food due to its high amount of carbs.
- Maintains balanced sugar levels and suppresses the apetite.
- Helps the protein synthesis.
- Helps to control hypertension.
República del Perú - Comisión de Promoción del Perú para la Exportación y el Turismo - PromPerú