WHY CHOOSE BAOBAB
The baobab tree, Adansonia digitata, grows slowly but can live for a thousand years. Growing in a natural and clean environment, the harvest and processing of the fruits can easily be certified organic.
The ripe dry fruits of the baobab tree fall to the ground and are collected and processed by the women. The hard-skinned fruits contain the powder and seeds. The powder is tasty and packed with nutrients.
The women collect undamaged clean fruit and take care of the processing.
They determine the price according to their needs. The surplus is exported.
Investments are being made in new plantings and in support of organic production
to continue to be able to meet the growing demand without disrupting baobab as a local food source.
The imposing tree has meant a lot in terms of shelter and nutrition for the African population for thousands of years.
God would have pulled up the ugly tree and put it back into the ground.
But it is not for nothing that baobab is seen in many cultures as the tree of life. Good spirits would live in the tree. The hollow trees were used as prisons. The Baobab tree is also called monkey bread tree.
It has always been a gathering and meeting place for humans and animals.
The dry pulp is ground into a powder rich in nutrients.
A high content of vitamin C, packed with anti-oxidants, a lot of fiber, a lot of potassium, calcium and iron, as well as B vitamins and omega fatty acids.
Baobab powder is a valuable addition to breakfast, smoothies, yogurt, etc. with a delicious sweet and sour taste.