Acai berries actually come from palm trees
|Acai berries actually come from palm trees||Darrell Miller||12/11/16|
December 11, 2016 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Acai berries actually come from palm trees
Most people have heard of acai berries by now. They are known for their high nutritional content, but a lot of people do not know of their exact origin. Many would assume they come from a bush like other similar berries. However, they actually come from palm trees in Brazil. For years, they were food for the poorer families in South America due to their availability and amount of nutrition. Unfortunately, the surge of popularity for the berries in other countries has driven up demand and prices for the fruit and caused them to be unattainable for most poor families.
- Acai berries have become very famous in recent years as an antioxidant-packed superfood.
- Unfortunately, the growing global popularity of acai berries has led its price to increase in some parts of Brazil, pushing it out of reach for some of the poorest families.
- This is a classic example of how global food politics can have unintended consequences and is a good reason to preferentially eat local superfoods over imported ones.
"Acai berries have become so famous in recent years as an antioxidant-packed superfood that even many people who don't stay actively informed on health food topics have heard of them."