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Acerola Frozen Pulp

Starting at: £44.00

Acerola Frozen Pulp

Also known as Barbados cherry, it's got 80 times as much vitamin C as Oranges (so tastes a little tart).  It's great in cocktails or smoothies.  Mix with freshly-squeezed orange or apple juice for a vitamin C rich smoothie.

Acerola (Malpighia glabra) or Acerolla, also known as Barbados cherry or wild crapemyrtle, is a tropical fruit-bearing shrub or small tree in the family Malpighiaceae. It ranges from southern Texas south through Mexico and the Caribbean to Peru and Bahia in Brazil. It is also cultivated in India. It grows to 3 m tall, with a dense, thorny crown. The leaves are evergreen, simple ovate-lanceolate, 5-10 cm long, with an entire margin. The flowers are produced in umbels of 2-5 together, each flower 1-1.5 cm diameter, with five pink or red petals.

The fruit is bright red, 1.5-2 cm diameter, containing 2-3 hard seeds. It is juicy, often as much sour as sweet in flavor, and very high in vitamin C and other nutrients.

Acerola Cultivation and uses
The fruit is edible and widely consumed in the species' native area, and is cultivated elsewhere for its high vitamin C content.

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  • Manufactured by: Sublime Foods

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 12 August, 2009.

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