The Açaí berry is a super nutritious and healthy berry that grows in Brazil's rainforests. Furthermore, it's known to have an incredible amount of antioxidants. It looks like grape but is mostly comprised of a single seed. It has an exceptional taste that is described as a mix of chocolate and wild berries. The best way to eat it is fresh and raw.
This berry is a staple for the Caboclo populations in the Amazon region and has been harvested the same way for centuries—twice a year between July and December. Because of the low sugar, it has to be picked and processed very quickly or it will turn brown and lose its beneficial qualities. So if you want to try something that is delightful and healthy at the same time, visit Rio and find some fresh açaí berries.