Acai Pulp

Acai Pulp

Acai Pulp

The Acai berry is round, of about 25mm in circumference, and is similar in appearance to a small grape, with a dark purple and black colour. 80 to 90% of the berry is made up of a hard single seed.

The Acai berry grows in large bunches on palm trees that can grow up to the height of 15 to 25m and is mostly found in the amazon jungles of Brazil.

The small amount of edible pulp and skin is seperated from the seed, and processed into juices, powder or pulp, which is why Acai isn't available commercially as a whole berry.

Our growers comply with Global Gap and all traceability standards and pesticide policies.

Acai products available:

  • Conventional Acai Pulp
  • Organic Acai Pulp
  • 100g sachets, 10kg buckets or bulk options
  • A Grade
  • Industry Grade

Certifications & Documentation

Certifications:

Global GAP

HACCP

BRC

Organic

Standard Documentation:

Certificate of Origin

Third party quality control certificate / inspection report

Shipping documents (Commercial Invoice, Bills of lading, Packing list)

Phytosanitary Certificate

Tariff Codes, Duties and Import Info

Import information for Acai Pulp

Commodity Code: 0811908500 (source and source)

08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons
11 Fruit and nuts, uncooked or cooked by steaming or boiling in water, frozen, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
908500 Tropical fruit and tropical nuts

 

Import Duties for Acai pulp from Brazil

Duties vary based on country of origin and importing country.

Brazil > EU/UK: 9.0% (source)

Brazil > USA: 14.5% (source)

Customs in your country makes the final determination of what the correct rate of duty is for all products imported and you should consult a customs broker or professional to determine the up to date and applicable duties for this product in your country.

 

Packaging & Shipping

Acai Shipping Instructions

Risks: Acai can risk defrosting if refer container is in transit for extended amounts of times without the freezer unit powered on.  For quality assurance we recommend a temperature data logger is used.

Packaging: 100g sachet packed in multiples of 4, 10kg or bulk barrell.

Labelling: TradeLink can provide this product with personalized labels and own branded packaging.

Shipping: Sea freight refer container.

Quantity per container:

  • 9.3 metric tonnes in 20ft container (palletized)
  • 19.6 metric tonnes in 40ft container (palletized)

Specifications for Frozen Acai Pulp from Brazil

 

Sample Product Specifications

TradeLink specializes in supplying product to your specifications. Use our quote request tool at the bottom of this page to submit your particular requirements.

Country of Origin: Brazil

Appearance: Solid pulp.

Taste: Typical

Colour: Dark Blue

Metal Detection: 1.0mm Ferrous, 1.0mm Non Ferrous & 1.5mm Stainless Steel

Storage: at a temperature of -18°C or below

Shelf life: 24 months from production date.

Packaging: 100g pouch, 10kg bucket, 180kg drum

Quality
Dirt and foreign bodies: absent
Soluble Solids in °Brix: 1,9 a 3,5°
pH: 4,0 a 6,2
Total acidity (Citric Acid g / 100g): ≤ 0,40
Total Solids (%): 11 a 14

Microbiological Specifications
Coliforms at 35°C CFU/g: Zero
Total Bacteria CFU/g: ≤ 1000
Yeast and Mold CFU/g: ≤ 1000
Salmonella sp/25g: Absent
Pesticide Residues : MRL to Australian Standards

Nutritional Information (per 100g)
Calories: 63 kcal = 265 kJ
Total Carbohydrates: 6,2 g
Sugars: 6,0 g
Protein: 0.8 g
Total Fat: 3,9 g
Saturated Fat: 0,7 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2,0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0,4 g
Dietary Fiber: 2,6 g
Sodium: 5,0 mg
Vitamin C: 41 mg
Vitamin E: 1,8 mg
Calcium: 35 mg
Iron: 0,4 mg
Magnesium: 17 mg
Zinc: 0,3 mg
Potassium: 124 mg
Manganese: 6,2 mg
Phosphorus: 16 mg

Video of Acai Pulp processing:

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