Ana Mendes – BRAZIL

The juçara fruit (also known as açai) is a staple food for the indigenous peoples and traditional communities in the North- eastern part of the Brazilian Amazon. Juçara is harvested by women from the local communities using traditional methods, and owing to the proximity to the sea, is o en eaten with fish or shrimps, but may also be eaten with meat and cassava flour.

Ana Mendes – BRAZIL

The juçara fruit (also known as açai) is a staple food for the indigenous peoples and traditional communities in the North- eastern part of the Brazilian Amazon. Juçara is harvested by women from the local communities using traditional methods, and owing to the proximity to the sea, is o en eaten with fish or shrimps, but may also be eaten with meat and cassava flour.