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The basics

What is Açaí?

Açaí is a small, dark purple berry that grows in clusters high up on Açaí palm trees in the rainforests of Central and South America.

How do you pronounce Açaí?

Açaí is pronounced ah-sigh-ee.

What's in a bottle of Be Bright Açaí

100% organic, freeze-dried Acai berries.

No GMO's, bulking agents, added flavourings, preservatives, carbohydrates or added sugar

What does Açaí taste like?

Pure Açaí berries have earthy tones, likened to dark, unsweetened chocolate, with a hint or tartness.

Is be bright Açaí organic?

Yes, certifed at source.

Our suppliers are all B Corporation certified and are signatories of the UN PACT, joining a global movement using business as a force for good.

Why is it is freeze dried and not fresh fruit?

The berries go rancid within 24 hours of being harvested, making it impossible for the fresh fruit to be successfully exported to consumers around the world. Freeze drying the berries within 24 hours locks in its full nutritional value thereby ensuring that pure, concentrated Açaí is available to you.

Are all Açaí products the same?

Many products containing Açaí use a small amount of Açaí and load the products with other fillers, unnatural sugars or bulking agents. Pure Açaí is very dark in colour and has an earthy flavour, often likened to unsweetened dark chocolate. Be sure to check the label for any ingredients other than pure Açaí.

Why is it expensive?

Açaí is expensive because the berries have to be freeze dried within 24 hours of being harvested to keep their nutritional profile intact. The berries are transported from deep in the Amazon where they are harvested to facilities where they are freeze dried to preserve the goodness of Açaí berries that is found in the skin and pulp.

Does Açaí have any side effects?

Pure Açaí is a potent antioxidant and is high in fibre. If you experience any side effects, please stop using the product and consult with your primary healthcare practitioner.

Açaí benefits

What makes Açaí powder special?

Açaí is an antioxidant powerhouse. Close to unrivalled in it’s unique nutritional profile, this nutrient dense fruit boasts high fibre content, naturally occurring fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, zinc and copper, as well as vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and E.

Does Açaí have anti-ageing properties?

Nicknamed the beauty berry, Açaí is an anti-aging warrior. Brimming with antioxidants, Vitamin A, B, C, and E and anti-inflammatory properties, Açaí protects skin against dryness and helps the body fight acne and skin breakouts.

Does Açaí help you to lose weight?

Açaí is a fruit. As part of a balanced diet along with exercise, Açaí contributes to overall wellness. Its specific weight loss properties have not been established.

Why are Omegas 3 and 9 important?

Açaí is rich in essential Omegas 3 and 9 for excellent heart and brain health.

Is it high in fibre?

Yes, Açaí is very high in fibre which promotes positive digestive health

What are antioxidants?

Be Bright Açaí is a powerhouse of antioxidants. Antioxidants fight free radicals. Free radicals are produced when your body breaks down food and play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases.

Antioxidants may also assist in slowing down the ageing process and reducing inflammation in the body.

How does Açaí boost immunity?

Acai is a great source of Vitamin C, A and Calcium, a powerful combination for fighting off common diseases

How to use

How much Açaí powder should I take each day?

A teaspoon a day is perfect. Remember to speak to a health practitioner before adding any supplement to your diet.

When should I take it?

You can consume Açaí at any time of day. What's more important is that you remain consistent and take it every day

How do I store Açaí powder?

In a tightly sealed container out of sunlight. We recommend keeping it in the fridge for maximum freshness.

Will Açaí interfere with any medications I'm taking?

Açaí is a completely natural product but please consult your health practitioner before adding any supplement to your diet.

How long will 1 bottle of Be Bright Açaí last?

At the recommended 1 to 2 teaspoons a day a bottle of Be Bright Açaí can last over 2 months

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