Camu camu powder is a 100% natural product made from fresh fruits of Myrciaria dubia, the scientific name of camu camu. Only healthy and ripe fruits are harvested through a mechanical extraction process. Then, they undergo refining, flash-pasteurization, cooling, and freezing processes for proper preservation.
The frozen product is free of preservatives, artificial food flavorings, and coloring. Its harvest season is from February to April and then from September to December. This product is perfect for making fruit juices, nectars, ice creams, yogurts, jams, and pastries.
Frozen camu camu pulp is available in 190 kg cylinders and 18 kg buckets.
According to the website Peru.info, camu camu has beneficial effects on the human organism because it provides amino acids such as serine, valine, and leucine, along with other essential nutrients such as sodium, potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, and copper.
It has a high vitamin C content, which helps protect bones, cartilage, ligaments, and teeth because it is a superfood that provides collagen. Also, it is an essential protein for the tendons and blood vessels growth. Furthermore, camu camu helps prevent immune system illnesses.
About the company:
Selva Industrial S.A. is a Peruvian company with over 50 years of experience in producing and exporting frozen fruit, tropical fruit pulps, and organic and conventional vegetables, especially oranges, pineapple, star fruit, camu camu, and goldenberry.
The company has two modern agro-industrial plants. The first one is in Callao, and the other one is on the borders of the Central Amazon and the Andes. The Selva Industrial S.A. professionals actively fulfill the laboratory procedures established by ISO, AOAC, ICMSF, and IFU methodologies. The company exports mainly to France, Germany, the United States, Spain, Chile, and the Netherlands.