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Tara - Rich source of plant-based protein

Tara (Caesalpinia spinosa), also known as spiny holdback, taya and algarroba tanino, belongs to the Fabaceae family, the Caesalpinioideae subfamily and the Caesalpinieae tribe. A small leguminous tree native to Peru, it is typically cultivated…

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Banana - Delicious and So Nutritious

Bananas are one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. Often eaten fresh by themselves, or added to yogurt, fruit salads, shakes, smoothies or baked goods, they are a convenient snack food that is both delicious and nutritious. Consuming…

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Cat's Claw - Valuable Vine of the Amazon

Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)  is so-named because of its hook-like thorns resembling the claws of a cat. Its roots and bark contain potent phytochemicals that made this vine popular in South American traditional medicine.…

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Sprouts are trending in the nutraceutical market for a multitude of reasons - they are low calorie, a great source of protein and fiber, and have an impressive array of vitamins, minerals and important plant compounds.


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Coconut - A Nourishing Gift from the Tropics

Coconuts (Cocos nucifera)  are the green mature fruits of the coconut palm. These versatile fruits have many culinary and non-culinary applications, and the source of refreshing Coconut water and tasty Coconut meat from which Coconut…