Travel Diary: Sourcing Açai in the Amazon with Sambazon's Jeremy Black
Acai Harvester Brazil
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Travel Diary: Sourcing Açai in the Amazon with Sambazon's Jeremy Black

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Jeremy Black/Sambazon

And because we know you were wondering, it’s pronounced ah-sah-ee.

The Harvest Begins

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"The farmest that harvest the açai climb the trees like someone would climb a tree for a coconut, and they bring them down these 'brooms.' They call them brooms because that's what they look like, with all those little white things coming off. So they bring those down, and with those gloves on, they basically just strip those little brooms of the berries."

Acai Harvester Brazil

Travel Diary: Sourcing Açai in the Amazon with Sambazon's Jeremy Black

The Harvest Begins

"The farmest that harvest the açai climb the trees like someone would climb a tree for a coconut, and they bring them down these 'brooms.' They call them brooms because that's what they look like, with all those little white things coming off. So they bring those down, and with those gloves on, they basically just strip those little brooms of the berries."

Jeremy Black/Sambazon
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