The copoazú seeds have less content of fats than common cacao and additionally it has a greater amount of linoleic acid.

Nutritional Facts

Nutrient Unit Value %DV/ 100g FRUIT
Energy / Calories Kcal 284.90 14.20%
Total Fast g 3.60 5.50%
Max. Sodium mg 2.20 0.10%
Carbohidratos g 52.30 17.40%
Fiber g 16 63.80%
Proteinas g 10.90 21.90%
Calcio mg 6.10 0.60%
Iron mg 2.00 11.30%
Magnesio mg 30.00 7.50%
Zinc mg 0.50 3.60%
Cooper mg 0.30 16.50%
Potasium mg 193.40 5.50%
Manganesium mg 0.80 38.40%
VitC mg 9.20 28.90%

Properties

  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamina C
  • Vitamina A
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium

Benefits

Because of its high number of antioxidants (as the antocianins and flavonoids), its ingestion brings important benefits for the health.
Strengthen the cardial function as the flavonoids has shown to:

  • Improves the arterial pressure
  • Keeps the veins, arteries and blood vessels strong and flexible
  • Keeps a free flux for the blood circulation
  • Its high amount of Pectin eliminates the toxic waste inside the body.

Harvest Season

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Uses and Applications

the use of its almond it’s a great chocolate substitution, the use of manure from its shell makes it a nutritious product for the earth and causes a low-environmental impact as its decomposition doesn’t create any kind of air pollution.

Origins

Agroforest crops in southern department of Caquetá, Colombian Amazon Region.

Communities

Farmer and producer’s association from the Caqueta and Guaviare department