Camu Camu
Camu Camu
Camu Camu
Camu Camu

Camu Camu

Camu Camu is all the power of the Amazon at the service of your vitality. It is the highest concentration of natural vitamin C in the world . Camu Camu powder is a tonic, it increases resistance to cold and fatigue while helping to fight against external aggressions. 

  • Cherry potency: 7/10
  • Main notes: Characteristic note of camu camu
  • Use: Every morning
  • Active Principle: Vitamin C, minimum content 17.61 in accordance with Brazilian regulations 
  • Native:  Amazonas and Northern Brazil
  • 60g bag

Discover our powdered camu camu, Arnaud selects the best powdered camu camu berries for you to offer them to you at the best price per kilo. Buy a quality camu camu. 




Buy camu camu powder from Comptoir de Toamasina. Let yourself be seduced by Camu-Camu , a jewel of Brazilian nature. 

Arnaud, the creator of Comptoir de Toamasina, personally visited the most beautiful plantations in the Amazon to select the camu camu which has more vitamin C than an orange. 

Buy  this exotic superfruit and stock up on natural vitamin C.

With Camu-Camu, you're not just buying a simple vitamin; you invite the sun and the vitality of the Amazon into your home.


Camu camu is a fruit native to the Amazon, scientifically known as Myrciaria dubia. This small fruit is renowned for its exceptionally high vitamin C content, making it one of the richest natural sources of this important nutrient. In addition to its nutritional value, camu camu helps strengthen the immune system, it is ideal for preventing minor colds.

It comes from the Myrtaceae family.

The camu camu shrub grows mainly in Peru and Brazil, where it has been cultivated for millennia by local populations for its health benefits.

Unknown for a long time outside of this region, camu camu is now gaining popularity as a natural and beneficial dietary supplement.


The flavor of camu camu is tangy and slightly bitter, making it an interesting addition to various dishes and drinks.

When consumed in powder form, camu camu can add a touch of freshness and vitamin C to your favorite recipes, giving it a unique and enriching taste profile.

But camu-camu powder in particular is appreciated for its versatility in cooking. By adding a teaspoon of camu camu powder to your smoothies, yogurts or desserts, you benefit not only from its distinctive flavor but also from its nutritional benefits. You can also create creative cuisine with it. 


Camu-camu, a natural treasure of the Peruvian Amazon, thrives in the diverse soils of its ecosystem. From fertile flooded lands to white sandy beaches, this hardy plant shows remarkable adaptability. Its roots extend in poor soils to support biennial or triennial fruit production, while in rich soils it can offer several harvests per year.

Botanical and Habitat Description

The camu-camuzeiro (Myrciaria dubia) is a woody shrub typical of the Amazon, which grows along the rivers and lakes of the Amazon basin. Its height varies from 1.5 to 4 meters, with stems of similar caliber emerging from the ground, and sometimes a short stem before the main branch. The camu-camu fruit is spherical, with a fleshy and whitish mesocarp. Immature, it is pale green, turning wine red when ripe, and measures between 1.4 and 2.7 cm in height and 1.6 to 3.10 cm in diameter.

Nutritional Value and Use

Camu-camu is recognized for its exceptional vitamin C content, varying from 800 to 6,100 mg per 100 g of pulp, particularly stable and increases when ripe. It is used in a variety of food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, harnessing its potential for vitamin C and anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that give ripe fruit juice its distinctive pink-red color.

Culture and Economy

Camu-camu is grown in diverse Amazonian ecosystems, with notable genetic variation between regions. Seeds distributed across Brazil have shown successful adaptation, particularly in the regions of Minas Gerais and São Paulo. Its flood-resistant crop is expanding, with improved varieties offering up to 23 kg of fruit per plant per harvest. Cloning techniques allow efficient vegetative propagation, and the transformation of the pulp into soluble powder enriched with ascorbic acid is particularly promising.

Social and Commercial Impact

Camu-camu harvesting is often carried out by local fishermen during river floods, providing an alternative source of income. Although little known locally, it is in high demand internationally, particularly in Japan, the United States and Europe, where it is exported in the form of frozen pulp. Derived products include soft drinks, jams, ice creams, and nectars, as well as shampoos and syrups produced in Brazil.


Camu camu is known for its exceptionally high vitamin C content, exceeding that of many other sources such as oranges. This concentration of vitamin C makes it a valuable ally for maintaining good immune health and promoting the production of collagen, essential for healthy and radiant skin.

Thanks to its unique nutritional composition, camu camu has become a popular dietary supplement, providing a natural and concentrated form of vitamin C to meet the body's needs in times of stress or weak immune system.


When it comes to consuming camu camu, it is recommended to follow the dosages recommended by medical professionals. In general, one teaspoon of camu camu powder per day is an appropriate amount to benefit from its many benefits. However, it is always advisable to consult a specialist to adjust the dosage according to individual needs.

Since the vitamin C content of camu camu is very high, it is important not to exceed the recommended doses to avoid any potential adverse effects. By following the recommendations for use, you can get the most out of the beneficial properties of this unique and valuable fruit.


Camu camu is a fruit rich in vitamin C and other beneficial nutrients. To benefit from its advantages, there are several methods of use:

  1. In powder form : Camu camu is often sold in powder form. You can add this powder to your smoothies, juices, yogurts, or even your baking recipes for an extra vitamin C boost.

  2. In drinks : Mix camu camu powder in water, tea or infusions for a vitamin boost. It is also possible to add it to natural energy drinks.

  3. In culinary recipes : Incorporate camu camu into your sauces, vinaigrettes or even cooked dishes. It can bring a unique tangy flavor to your preparations.

  4. Topical use : Some people use camu camu in facial masks or skin care products, thanks to its antioxidant properties.


Le Comptoir de Toamasina offers you recipes with camu camu: 

Energizing Camu Camu Smoothie

Ingredients :

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any other plant-based milk)
  • 1 teaspoon of camu camu powder
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup (optional)

Preparation :

  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Camu Camu and Fruit Yogurt

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup of natural yogurt (or vegetable yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon of camu camu powder
  • 1/2 cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup
  • A few nuts or seeds for garnish

Preparation :

  1. Mix the camu camu powder with the yogurt until well incorporated.
  2. Add the berries and honey. Mix gently.
  3. Garnish with nuts or seeds before serving.

Camu Camu Lemonade

Ingredients :

  • 4 cups of water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of camu camu powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Preparation :

  1. In a large pitcher, mix the water, lemon juice, and camu camu powder.
  2. Add the honey or maple syrup and mix well until dissolved.
  3. Add ice cubes and garnish with lemon slices.
  4. Serve well chilled.

Camu Camu vinaigrette

Ingredients :

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of camu camu powder
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation :

  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients until the vinaigrette is well emulsified.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  3. Use this vinaigrette to dress your favorite salads.

Energy Bars at Camu Camu

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of camu camu powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds

Preparation :

  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined.
  2. Spread the mixture in a square mold lined with parchment paper.
  3. Press firmly to compact the mixture.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into bars.
  5. Store the bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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Myrciaria dubia
Camu Camu
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1 Reviews

Imbattable !
Vous êtes les seuls a avoir ce produit avec quasiment aucun gout, et c'est carrément un plus comparé à d'autres. Donne une pêche d'enfer, soutient vraiment le corps. Merci !
By Pierre on 09/08/2022

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