When choosing packaging for our products, we take into consideration contributors such as food safety, food waste, energy usage and reducing waste mass to name a few. We have a dedicated team and invested resources to test new materials and technologies that can be composted with a goal of working towards 100% plant-based or recyclable packaging. Keep reading to learn about our our product packaging facts!
Sambazon’s Biodiversity Research Shows How Fair Trade and Organic Certified Açaí Can Help Preserve the Rainforest
Sambazon Inc offered a $35,000 grant for a biodiversity study of the wild harvest Açaí environment held under our Fair Trade Certification in the Amapá region of Brazil! Learn all about our grant recipient, Dr. Gabriel Damasco, and his findings here.
Sambazon is the first Certified Organic and Fair Trade Açaí company in the world. We actually helped develop the initial rules that govern the standard in partnership with one of the largest international certification agencies, Ecocert, in 2008. To date, we’ve donated about $800,000 to fund Fair Trade projects in Brazil: from farmers/families support, to health, education, water and sanitation, and infrastructure projects in the Amazon Rainforest. Keep reading to learn more!
When Sambazon founders Ryan and Jeremy Black learned about young Ryan Hickman and his mission to clean up the planet, they knew they wanted Sambazon to help. We are now proud to share that Sambazon has helped Ryan reach and surpass his goal of ONE MILLION cans recycled. Keep reading to learn more about the story, where the proceeds are going and what you can do to help our planet!
Take an in-depth look at National Geographic Explorer Asher Jay's journey to Brazil in her blog post, Walk the Purple Trail with Me. Asher highlights her relationship with Açaí from her initial discovery of it, to her visit to Sambazon's factories and harvesting communities on the Amazon delta in Amapá, to all she's learned about this little purple berry to date!