Our juniper berries actually come from Europe as for now we haven't found a quality supplier in the tropics.
Our supplier is a family in the North of the country.
In the indigenous Tupi-Guarani language "caju" means "a nut which grows". Originally from the Brazilian Northeast, its aroma is intense and striking, you can feel it whenever you open a bottle of Arapuru.
A plant common in the Northeast of Brazil. Its fruit resembles cinnamon, being slightly spicy and sweet, the locals use it in confectionery.
A nut quite common in the Amazon region, substitutes the nutmeg. They say that nnature has joined cloves, cinnamon and star anise in one ingredient.
In Tupi-Guarani, pacová means "a rolled leaf". Common in southeastern Brazil, in small quantities its leaves give flavor and aroma. We use the seeds to substitute the cardamom.
This unique citrus fruit is the result of spontaneous mutation, discovered in 1940 in Campo do Meio, in the area of the municipality of Montenegro (Vale do Caí, Rio Grande do Sul).
Rangpur Lime Peel
Quite common in the Southeast of Brazil, it is also known as lemon-lime or lemon-tambaqui. Tasty strong citrus fruit whose aromatic, intense green leaves.
Originally from China, it exudes a pleasant spicy but sweet aroma. When distilled, it adds earthy and slightly bitter taste.
Produced in the Midwest region, but quite widespread in Brazil. Its unique aroma and medicinal properties make it an ingredient present in several local recipes.
Typical tree in the southern regions of Brazil, the aroeira gives bright red aromatic and sweet fruits.
Produced in the region of Goiás, it has yellow flowers with a red base, being widely used in cooking. Its leaf is known to locals as “vinagreira”.