THE BRAZIL NUT
The Para-nut or Brazil nut is the seed of a tree called Brazil Nut tree (Bertholletia Excelsa), native from the Amazon Rainforest. The Brazil Nut tree has majestic size, measuring up to about 50 meters height.
The Brazil nut comes inside a round hard shell, which contains 5 to 25 seeds (“nuts”) with different shapes and sizes inside.
This Brazil nut is tasty, very appreciated by consumers in national and international market, and it is healthy and sustainable, because it respects the environment, helps to prevent deforestation of the Amazon forest and generates income for the local population, which is a very important factor of social development. The Brazil Nut is a natural product, very healthy and a source of selenium.