Popsicle
Acerola

Acerola Popsicle

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Name: Acerola

 

Originaly from: South America , Central America , Antilles

 

Seasonality: The whole year

 

Main features: The Acerola has a red color and has 20 to 40 grams. There is many kinds of Acerola, but in Brazil the most common species is “cabocla”, “cereja”, “apodi”, “furta-cor”, “Olivier”, “roxinha” e” rubra”, fruit typical of many tropical regions,that need the Sun very much to developing. It has vitamin C. The Acerola has, for example, more than 100 times the amount of vitamin C that orange has. The southeast region is the biggest producer in Brazil.

 

Utilization (benefits for humans): The Agribusiness makes, juice, frozen pulp, ice cream and others products.

 

Flavors: It is sour, and smells like an apple.