Sambazon is a vertically integrated manufacturer and retailer of organic beverages and consumer-packaged goods with the Brazilian fruit Açaí. Açaí is a berry with a high nutrient profile, which grows only in the Amazon River Basin. The company sources from over 10,000 small-scale farmers across the Amazon, encourages environmental stewardship, protects biodiversity through agro-forestry systems, and provides alternatives to logging, cattle, soy, charcoal, and monoculture plantations.
Amazon River Basin (production), USA (sales)
$68,000 US Dollars
Impact Metrics for 2017
- 30,000+ Local family suppliers
- 2.5 million acres organic certified and fair trade rainforest growing areas
- 250+ Communities involved