Client : Grupo Andina

About

Grupo Andina is a group of Peruvian companies that incorporate advanced technology, in order to generate solutions for the agricultural market.
Grupo Andina began 40 years ago with the distribution of supplies in the mining sector. In 1993 (25 years ago), it started its activities in the agricultural sector.

View & mission

To be the regional reference recognized for the development of innovative agricultural solutions adapted to the needs of the client.
They are a leading company that develops agricultural solutions to add value to the crops of our customers with a broad portfolio of products and services, innovative, effective and friendly to the environment.

Products

Andina has a lot of products, see at the bottom of this page.

Special offers at this moment

Açaí

Now available. They have frozen Acai Pulp available in packings of 1, 5 or 20 kg. This is available the whole year round, see description further down the page.

Pitahaya

They can deliver Pitahaya yellow skin white pulp, pink skin white pulp in 2,5 kg. carton boxes. It is a product from Peru and Ecuador, from the month of July 2020.

What is Açaí?

It is a small dark purple fruit from the Peruvian jungle. Due to its appearance, it is very similar to blueberries and grapes. It is a fleshy fruit with a flavour reminiscent of chocolate and is usually consumed as a powder. Centuries ago they were already known and used by indigenous tribes, but their working have become known worldwide recently. However, in Peru, Brazil and Bolivia its consumption is habitual and it is common to see Açaí among the ingredients of different recipes, especially mixed with fruits in the form of bowls or ice creams.

Benefits of Açaí

If something has made Açaí so popular in recent years, it is its excellent characteristics, which make it a very complete food. Take note of all of them:

  • Antioxidant: Açaí contains almost 33 times more antioxidants than a black grape. It also has more antioxidants than cranberry.
  • It is high in protein: more than 1 ½ eggs in fact. So, it is highly recommended in vegan diets.
  • Energetic: this fruit is satiating and provides a great vitality and energy after consumption. Therefore, it is widely used by athletes.
  • It reduces the effects of aging: thanks to its high content of antioxidants, it helps to fight free radicals.
  • It is an ally against constipation: its high content of natural fiber benefits intestinal transit, making it perfect for people suffering from constipation.
  • It regulates cholesterol: its contribution of fiber, its antioxidant effect and its high content of omegas hinder the absorption of fats, preventing them from turning into cholesterol. So, it can also be said that it helps to lower bad cholesterol (LDL) levels, making it a good option to fight and prevent cardiovascular diseases.
  • It strengthens defences: its ellagic acid content (a polyphenol) helps to fight bacteria and viruses./
  • It strengthens the nervous system: the omega acids it contains help to strengthen and keep the nervous system in good condition.
  • It is a diuretic: beneficial for those who need to eliminate retained liquids, since Açaí has a mild diuretic action.
  • It is very nutritious: it contains 16 amino acids and many minerals, such as calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, and a high content of potassium (930 mg per 100 gr.) In addition to containing vitamin E (45 mg per 100 gr.) vitamin C (20 mg) and vitamins of the group B.
  • And best of all, it is delicious! As you can see, eating a healthy diet does not mean giving up the pleasure of enjoying delicious foods, but quite the opposite. And if you do not believe it, take a look at the recipe ideas our company proposes.

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