Power Super Foods Maqui Berry - 100g
Maqui - this “Patagonian Superfruit' with a super deep purple colour and mild berry taste is native to Chile and regularly consumed by the Mapuche Indians. Maqui is raw wild-harvested and freeze-dried (not spray-dried) for maximum nutrient preservation and has no fillers or sweeteners added.
Maqui berries are believed to have the highest concentration of antioxidants of ANY food available on the market today.
With an ORAC antioxidant score that's 3 times higher than even Acai berry it has the added punch of antioxidants like anthocyanins (like blueberries) polyphenols Vitamins A & C iron potassium and Omega-6.
Maqui Berries contain an antioxidant called anthocyanin. Recent research from Japan showed that anthocyanins had the ability to affect how fat cells behaved and had strong weight loss qualities when included in high concentrations into a diet. The maqui berry contains ten times more anthocyanins than any other food and this is why it is beneficial for fighting fat.
Add to smoothies yoghurt cereal or porridge fruit juice salad dressings iceblocks your water bottle - anything!
Power Superfoods Salad Dressing: this tastes so delicious and is really lovely for guests (consider using all-organic ingredients)
Pour below dressing over a salad bowl of baby spinach and fancy lettuces garnish with toasted hazelnuts or similar.
In a sealable container shake until well mixed:
- 1/3 cup walnut or other tasty salad oil
- 1 Tbsp Maqui Berry Powder
- 1.5 tsp Dijon or Grainy Mustard
- 2 Tbsp raspberry wine vinegar
- 1 Tbsp Sustainably Sweet Coconut Palm Sugar
- 1/2 Tsp dried Herbes de Provence (or 1 Tbsp mixed fresh herbs)
- salt & fresh ground pepper to taste
Optional: 1 Tbsp plain yogurt
Maqui berry happily grows in over-exploited soils in its native country of Chile and as such is a great erosion deterrent. The Mapuche Indian tribe located there were the only tribe in North or South America unconquered by European colonisers - they reportedly ate very little solid food but frequently drank a fermented Maqui beverage which they attributed to their relatively long lives and superior strength.
How do you describe the texture/taste/aroma??
A very fine-grain powder with a faintly “berry' aroma and pleasantly plain “citrus-kissed' taste - and much like Acai powder!
Are the superfruit powders 100% pure?
YES! there are NO fillers free-running agents or sweeteners (eg. maltodextrin)
What's the difference between freeze-dried and spray-dried powders?
Freeze-drying is a snap cold process ensuring maximum nutrient and antioxidant preservation and preserving the deep natural pigment colours. Spray drying can subject the product to potentially nutrient-robbing heat during processing often changing the colour texture or flavour so sweeteners are then sometimes added in.
About the Company
Since 2001 Power Super Foods is your premier source for the finest organic super foods and 100% Australian-owned. Power Super Foods traveled the globe (30& countries !!) absorbing the ancient wisdom and searching for unique traditional plants that provide energy and enhance wellbeing. They invite you to experience something new and enjoy adding these healthy traditions to your modern lifestyle.
Power Super Foods specializes in organic vegan raw Low GI fairly traded gluten-and-dairy-free functional foods and their drive to lead the industry in introducing these unique foods to the Australian marketplace is appreciated by health conscious consumers around the country. Their premium quality "superfoods" are always free of artificial preservatives or colours free of synthetic flavourings or additives.
Certified organic means they are grown without the application of petrochemical fertilizers or chemical pesticides and are non-GMO and non-irradiated. The absence of all these elements speaks to the purity of the products. Power Super Foods will continue to introduce more and more intriguing functional foods and products as they come to their attention - helping you meet your nutritional needs deliciously naturally and simply.
Power Super Foods is committed to socially and environmentally responsible business practices and uses green energy. Part proceeds are donated every year to amazing organizations around the world devoted to changing this planet for the better - check out their current and past philanthropy in "Donations" section for each product range. Power Super Foods source their premium products through partnerships with farming communities around the world and pay a fair price to create economic opportunities among indigenous people in developing countries supporting native agricultural traditions and helping to expand the development of good organic farming practices globally. Power Super Foods™ is proud to be a green business.