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CATALOG 2018


about

our team

Ecommodities is dedicated to promoting healthy products that grow in the valleys and mountains in the Andes and in the Amazon

"Our team is as diversified as our geography. Communicators, business administrators and economists, work together to provide

rainforest of Peru. These products are prepared with care and delivered to our customers in any corner of the world.

our clients with the best products. We oversee from their production until they reach international markets."

We export high quality superfood such as cacao, maca, acai, lucuma, golden berries, sacha inchi, camu camu, yacon, and purple

"We realize the importance of fulfilling our client’s orders and standing by our contracts. To accomplish this we provide the

corn. Furthermore, we provide Andean grains such as quinoa, amaranth, and canihua.

necessary support starting at the farmland and supervising all orders until they are shipped. Our goal is also to help improve our ecology and provide the best natural products from the Andes and the Amazon rainforests."


Cacao

ROASTED CACAO NIBS

Much of what we know about cacao in Mesoamerica, in pre-Hispanic times, is due to the Mayan

They can be considered as a healthy form of chocolate chips, which are sliced from the cacao beans and then roasted to acquire the digestible/tasty form. Furthermore, they can be used as a tasty snack, added to cookies, trail mix, smoothies and ice cream.

culture, especially during the Classic period (250 – 909 A.D.). During the Classic Period, the Maya built their temples and imposing cities, and developed a complex social system where art and science flourished. Cacao was so important to the Mayan culture that it was also used as a currency. Furthermore, cacao tops the list of foods with the highest antioxidant content, exceeding that of a green tea, red wine and many fruits. Cacao is a great source of magnesium, which is essential for heart health, strong bones and healthy blood pressure levels. Also, cacao has powerful antioxidants.

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BEANS These are fully fermented fatty seed from which cocoa solids and cocoa butter can be extracted. This is the purest form of cocoa from which all other forms of cocoa can be processed.

POWDER This is a great source for making cacao brownies, hot chocolate, mousses, cakes or just mixing with milk. This is great source for making a healthy dessert, which many times is used to alleviate stress.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin.

Health Benefits Anti-oxidants helps protects skin against cell damage Helps to support healthy nails, skin, and hair May help athletes to recover from oxidative stress and relieve stress.

BUTTER This is fantastic for baking pastries such as: cookies, cakes, donuts, chocolate bread, chocolate pudding etc. The key word in this would be pastries and desserts.

PASTE Cacao Paste is prepared by grinding cacao nibs at temperatures below 118°F to yield a rich paste that is then cooled and dried, forming chocolaty chunks. Moreover, it can be used to make your own chocolate creations, as well as, baked goods.

Can help reduce bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol, by using free radicals Helps with digestion Essential for heart health, strong bones, and healthy blood pressure levels Stimulates the immune system It improves the health of the liver and prevents certain types of cancer

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Maca

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MACA POWDER Maca roots come in a variety of colors but the most prominent varieties are yellow, red, and black. Maca is grown at elevations of 3,800 to 4,800 meters above sea level in theAndes

This is a great source of nutrients/vitamins, which can be used to make cupcakes, pancakes, and many other pastries. It can also be used to make milk shakes or even mix with water.

Mountains, of Peru. Each one has its own unique health properties. Maca is considered a “Superfood” because of all its health oriented properties.

MACA CHIPS During the growing process the Maca plant uniquely absorbs the rich nutrients in the soil to provide a “Superfood” that gives great balance to the body. For this reason the fields where Maca is grown for two years must also lay for four years to replenish the nutrient content of the

These chips are mainly used to mix with infusions, such as tea or chamomile.

soil.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, copper, and manganese.

MACA CAPSULES Maca capsules are great for using as a daily dose of vitamins, minerals, and energy.

- Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin C, B6, and niacin.

Health Benefits

MACA TABLETS

The unique alkaloids found in maca, called Macainas, have been shown to nourish and support the endocrine system.

Maca tablets are great for using as a daily dose of vitamins, minerals, and energy.

Helps to have a healthy physical stamina, energy and strength levels May help with having healthy blood sugar levels Helps to the regeneration of cartilage and bones It contains aphrodisiac properties and stimulates fertility. Dietary supplement for women, men and elite athletes Stimulates the immune system It improves memory and cognitive capabilities

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Acai The acai berry fruit is one of the most nutrient dense “superfoods� in the world. Acai grows in the Amazon rainforest and it is abundant in antioxidants, Omega 6, Omega 9 fatty acids which

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are rarely found in fruits. The berries also contain combinations of essential amino acids, polyphenols and flavonoids. Furthermore, it contains minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium and vitamins B1, B2, B3, C and E.

POWDER Acai powder is great for making smoothies, milkshakes or just mixing it with water. This is an excellent powerfruit to eat on a daily basis and can be used to make pastries and juices. It is a quick source of energy with health benefits.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and others in less quantity.

FROZEN PULP

- Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin B1, B2, B3, C, and E This is a fresher source of Acai fruit. It is great in juices, fruit bowls, desserts, smoothies or yogurt.

Health Benefits Has powerful anti-aging food because of its high content of Antioxidants One of the highest ORAC ratings (The Antioxidant levels in food) May improve energy levels Can help reduce bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol, by using free radicals May support healthy body weight Helps to support healthy hair, skin and nails. It improves the health of the liver and prevents certain types of cancer

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Lucuma It is a native fruit of the Peruvian Andean region. It grows at temperate elevations between 2,700 meters to 3,000 meters. According to historians, the use of Lucuma pre – dates the Inca Empire. This delicious fruit / powder is rich in niacin (Vitamin B3), which helps to stimulates the

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functioning of the nervous system, it is also rich in fiber, iron, zinc, calcium and beta carotene, and an excellent source of carbohydrates, making it a high energy food.

POWDER

Nutritional Benefits

This is great for making lucuma milkshakes, smoothies, lucuma ice cream, lucuma eggnog, etc.

- Contains these Minerals: Sodium, iron, potassium, zinc, magnesium, and calcium. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin B, beta-carotene, and niacin.

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Health Benefits It has a super low Glycemic index meaning it’s a great (and oh-so-healthy) sweetener. It can help stabilize blood sugar, while also curbing cravings and appetite - making it great for sprinkling on your porridge in the morning. This super fruit is full of fiber, which can help the digestive system work properly, reducing constipation and bloating. A study by Rutgers University also found that Lucuma extract had an anti-inflammatory effect on wound healing and skin ageing. Other wondrous health benefits of the fruit include its immune-boosting properties, as well as its natural antibiotic and antimicrobial properties.


Quinoa

Ways we provide it GRAIN This is a great source of protein which can be used for making quinoa salads, quinoa pudding, quinoa risotto, quinoa burgers, quinoa porridge and many other recipes.

Quinoa originated about 5,000 years ago in the Andean region of Peru and Bolivia. Quinoa grows at the altitude between 8,000 ft. and 13,000 ft. which is generally inhospitable to other

PRECOOKED

grains. The Incas referred to Quinoa as “The Mother of all Grains�. Quinoa is gluten free, high

This is great for making any recipe mentioned previously in the quinoa grain section. Furthermore, it is fairly quick to have this grain ready since it is already cooked and only needs to be cooked in hot water for 3 minutes.

in protein, fiber, folate, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese.

READY TO EAT

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, iron, zinc, calcium, and sodium. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin A, E, B6, thiamin, niacin, and folate.

This product is completely cooked and preserves completely within the package. In order to consume this product all one has to do is open the bag and eat it, if they want to make something such as quinoa salad. On the other hand, one may open the bag and microwave it for a minute.

FLAKES Quinoa flakes are great for mixing and baking with oatmeal. This can be great to make oatmeal-quinoa flake cookies, as well.

PUFF Quinoa puffs are great for adding to breakfast cereals, oatmeal, yogurt, making energy bars, and many more breakfast/desserts in a healthy and tasty way.

Health Benefits Aids in weight loss and managing diabetes Protects against chronic diseases and cancer

POWDER Powder can be used to bake quinoa pancakes, quinoa cupcakes, quinoa bread, quinoa cookies, quinoa milkshakes, etc.

Boosts immune system and helps to detoxify body Helps to maintain optimal liver, Kidney and heart health Beneficial in maintaining lower levels of bad cholesterol Reduces risk of atherosclerosis and corona heart diseases Prevents development of cataract and delays the onset of macular degeneration

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Sacha InchI With more than 3000 years of antiquity sacha inchi, also known as the ¨Nut of the Incas¨, originates from the Peruvian Amazons. This nut was used by Amazon Natives as a natural anti-oxidant, a way to reduce cholesterol, as well as a way to reinforce the immune system.

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SACHA INCHI SNACKS These are the roasted form of the seeds and can come in 2 forms: salted and unsalted. Furthermore, it can be used as a tasty snack, used in form of trail mix, protein bars, etc.

It contains a high quantity of fatty oils (54%), proteins (33%) and it is also one of the seeds with the highest amount of Omega 3 (49%). Sacha Inchi contains higher count in unsaturated fatty acids and lower in saturated fat compared to all seeds used in the production of vegetable oils: such as olive, soy or sunflower.

Nutritional Benefits

SACHA INCHI POWDER It is considered a complete protein source because it contains all nine essential amino acids which may facilitate cell growth to maintain normal muscle support. It is great for protein shakes and for baking.

Contains Omega 3, fibers and high amounts of proteins. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamins A, and E

Health Benefits

SACHA INCHI OIL It is great for daily intake of nutrients, salad dressings or even food toppings.

It may help to strengthen the heart and maintain a stable blood pressure. Promotes the reduction of the level of bad cholesterol in the blood. It’s a functional food ideal for pregnant women because it favors the proper brain development of the fetus. It favors the increase of the speeding of the different brain functions that are linked to memory, intelligence and reasoning. Helps transport nutrients through the bloodstream and helps maintain metabolic balance. It is a natural antioxidant

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GoldenBerry Golden Berry or Incas Berry, has been known as a native Peruvian fruit since the time of the Incas. It was one of the preferred plants in the “Gardens of the nobles” and was particularly cultivated in the “Sacred Valley” of the Incas near the Inca capital of Cusco. By drying the fruit, the water activity index – which refers to the amount of water in a food – is significantly lowered. As water is needed to provide the environment for molds and other bacteria to grow. Foods with a low water activity have a much longer shelf life and are far less

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likely to spoil. Golden Berries can be used for various methods, such as: salad toppings (like raisins), juices, yogurts, etc. Golden berries can be used as a cocktail mix.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Phosphorus, calcium, potassium, iron, and magnesium. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin C, B, riboflavin thiamin, niacin, and beta-carotene.

Health Benefits Aids in weight loss and managing diabetes Protects against chronic diseases. Boosts immune system and helps to detoxify body Helps to maintain optimal liver, kidney, and heart health Beneficial in maintaining lower levels of bad cholesterol Reduces risk of atherosclerosis and coronary heart diseases Prevents development of cataract and delays the onset of macular degeneration

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Chia

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Chia Seeds are one of the world’s oldest sources of nutrition, which are documented to have been eaten by the ancient Aztecs and Mayans as early as 3,500 B.C. Derived from the desert plant Salvia Hispanica, Chia seeds offer the highest combined plant source of Omega 3’s, fiber and protein, as well as, a large range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Chia Seeds contain all nine essential amino acids and is a complete protein source.

SEEDS This is great for making chia salads, mixing with pudding, mixing with water, mixing with juices, making protein bars or even making chia with oatmeal.

OIL

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Calcium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, zinc, and manganese.

This is great for salad dressings, smoothies or even just taking a daily teaspoon in the morning. It can be added to any pastries without altering the taste of what is being baked.

- Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B8, and E.

POWDER

Health Benefits

This is perfect for baking bread, pancakes, cupcakes, chia-cacao brownies, cookies, milk shakes, smoothies, etc.

Blood sugar regulator Can lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or "good" cholesterol. Help with satiety, which is the feeling of being full and satisfied, which helps lower food cravings between meals. Used often as an energetic, especially in sports Helps to prevent hypertension. Helps to maintain a healthy weight, and are important for energy metabolism and a part of DNA synthesis. Gives Relief from Arthritis, Gout & Other Inflammation Related Issues Helps in strengthening follicles, and preventing male pattern baldness.

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Camu CamU Camu Camu is a fruit that grows in the floodplain of the Amazon rainforest of Peru. This fruit contains phytochemicals which are non – nutritive plant chemicals that have protective

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properties. In other words, Camu Camu contains nutritional properties which can protect the human body from diseases.

POWDER

It contains 40% more vitamin C than an Orange. Camu Camu Powder can be incorporated into various recipes. For instance, camu camu cider, camu camu frozen yogurt, coconut quinoa porridge with camu camu ompote, camu camu honey, juices, smoothies, etc.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Calcium, phosphorus, iron, and other minerals in less quantity

FROZEN PULP

- Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin C, A, niacin, thiamine, and carotene. This is a fresher source of Camu camu. It is great in juices, fruit bowls, or desserts.

Health Benefits Is highly effective in strengthening the immune system Is great for the gums, eyes, and skin May improve energy levels Reduces risk of infertility in men Helps to facilitate growth and protection of muscles Helps balance mood swings and mental anxiety Reduces risk of cancer and diabetes Protects against viral and bacterial infections May help to prevent cognitive disorders (Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia)

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Brazil NuT The Brazil Nut is rich in protein and essential amino acids. Needless to mention, it is ideal for people with nutritional problems and is often used as an energy supplement in the diets of sportsmen or those who exercise. Furthermore, it provides vitamins, such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 and B2. It also

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contains minerals such as: Calcium, Phosphorus and Iron.

POWDER They are usually consumed raw or toasted because of their excellent and wonderful flavor, hence they are used in the manufacture of sweets, cakes and cookies, or simply are single meals accompanied by other drinks and food.

Nutritional Benefits - Contains these Minerals: Magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc, and calcium. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin A, E, B1, and B2.

Health Benefits It may help to lower high cholesterol or lower Triglycerides in the blood, thanks to its high amounts of Omega 6. The presence of selenium is a key mineral in caring for and protecting the heart. Its high amounts of protein allows the human body to have more energy. Its natural antioxidants helps reduce the negative effects of free radicals.

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Yacon Yacon root powder provides an amazingly sweet and delicious snack. Our Yacon powders are made from heirloom varieties grown in Peru and are dried using a proprietary low-temperature

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POWDER

process to provide the highest nutritional and enzymatic quality. This is great for baking pastries such as: pancakes, cupcakes, yacon smoothies, cookies, etc. A relative of the sunflower, Yacon root stands alone in its health properties. While most edible root plants store carbohydrates as starch, Yacon stores carbohydrates as fructooligosacaride (FOS). Yacon pieces contain 30-70% FOS, which has been shown to be helpful in digestion and nutrient absorption. This versatile “superfood” simply can’t be beat when you’re looking for a

CHIPS

healthy sweet treat. Because the Yacon’s sweetness comes chiefly from fructo-olifosaccharides, compounds which the human body doesn’t absorb, it is a low-calorie and low-glycemic food.

Nutritional Benefits

This can be used to drink with hot infusions, such as: tea.

SYRUP

- Contains these Minerals: Calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and iron. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin A, B1, C, carotene, riboflavin, and niacin.

Health Benefits It improves the health of the liver and prevents certain types of diseases Can provide an addition to a healthy balanced meal Can be helpful in digestion and nutrient absorption. It regulates blood sugar levels and lowers “bad” cholesterol Stimulates the immune system

This can be used as a creative salad dressing, used as a sugar supplement, can be used for pancakes (instead of maple syrup), chicken glaze topping, etc.

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Mesquite Panela (Saccharum officinarum) is typical from Latin and Central America. It is a traditional food consume in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Traditionally panela is produce by small farmers that process their own sugar cane with traditional technology. Nowadays they are starting to use better technology, since demand has

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increased. It is produced with sugar-cane organically cultivated and processed with natural inputs, without chemical preservatives. It is characterized by being a food whose only ingredient is Sugar cane juice, Which is dried before going through the purification process.

MESQUITE POWDER

That same process that turns the juice into brown sugar.

Nutritional Benefits

This is a great source of minerals and vitamins. It is a great addition to your diet, which can be used in smoothies, desserts or energy bars.

- Contains these Minerals: Phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, silicon and calcium. - Contains these Vitamins: Vitamin D and vitamins of group B, among which B1, B2 and B3 stand out.

Health Benefits This magnificent superfood contains high quantities of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc. It also contains other essential nutrients, as for example is the case of provitamin A and beta carotene and a good amount of fiber. It is a natural energizer, Given that 50% of its composition are sugars and 10% proteins. It stands out for being very low in fat and for providing an interesting satiating effect, very useful for diets of slimming. Is noted for its high fiber content, Which means that its regular consumption is extremely beneficial for our intestinal transit, since it improves and regulates it.

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Panela Panela (Saccharum officinarum) is typical from Latin and Central America. It is a traditional food consume in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Traditionally panela is produce by small farmers that process their own sugar cane with traditional technology. Nowadays they are starting to use better technology, since demand has

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increased. It is produced with sugar-cane organically cultivated and processed with natural inputs, without chemical preservatives. It is characterized by being a food whose only ingredient is Sugar cane juice, Which is dried before going through the purification process.

PANELA POWDER

That same process that turns the juice into brown sugar. It can be used to make soft drinks as well as in baked food. It also can be drink with coffee or with lime added to it in hot or cools drinks.

Nutritional Benefits - Vitamins: The panela is very rich in vitamins of group B, A, C, D and E. - Minerals: Provides good amounts of phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc and copper.

Health Benefits It gives us energy, necessary for the development of metabolic processes. It is a type of sugar free of substances that can damage health. It contains different minerals like Copper, zinc, magnesium, iron and calcium. It is healthier that refine sugar and suggest immunological benefits, as well as more micronutrients and lower glycemic index. It provides essential nutrients for the body.

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Turmeric In PerĂş is called Palillo this ancient superfood and key ingredient in curry powder has been used by Indian Ayurvedic healers for centuries. But in recent years, also the scientific community has begun to show interest in the potential health benefits of the turmeric root. Curcuma longa, and its main active component curcumin, have been evaluated as potential natural remedies for conditions like cancer, allergies, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive decline, cataracts, ulcerative

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colitis, Crohn's disease, and cardiovascular disease.

TURMERIC OWDER

Nutritional Benefits

It can be used to prepared drinks like Tea, broth or a sunrise smoothie. to make curry to prepare a soothing face mask, acne gel, brighten your teeth and to stop the itch.

- Vitamins: Very rich in vitamins of group B, C, E and K. - Minerals: Phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc and copper.

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Health Benefits It contains bioactive compounds with powerful medicinal properties Is a natural anti-Inflammatory It dramatically increases the antioxidant capacity of the body It boosts brain-derived neurotrophic factor, linked to improved brain function and a lower risk of brain diseases It can help prevent cancer Studies show that curcuma has incredible benefits against depression


When a great world wide Company like Ecommodities starts its own Brand good things happen. Vitalinti is the search for great superfoods taken to the next level. We want you to experience what we love doing and that is making the best of every superfood. Our product lines of Superfoods, Healthy Snacks, Ready to eat and Cereals will let you understand what we are talking about. This is our invitation for you to start living. Enjoy!

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Vitalinti  

Ecommodities is dedicated to promoting healthy products that grow in the valleys and mountains in the Andes and in the Amazon rainforest of...

Vitalinti  

Ecommodities is dedicated to promoting healthy products that grow in the valleys and mountains in the Andes and in the Amazon rainforest of...

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