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CONTENTS 4. What is Açaí? 5. Our story 6. Why you should serve Açaí 7. Choosing the right format 8. Ways of serving
Bowl ideas Smoothie ideas
10. Sampling 11. Point of sale
PERFECT FOR BOWLS AND SMOOTHIES Açaí can be blended into a smoothie or simply poured or scooped into a bowl, and topped with granola.
WHAT IS AÇAÍ?
Açaí is a powerful berry that grows naturally in the palm trees of the Amazon Rainforest. Sambazon Açaí is always organic, fair trade, vegan, non GMO & gluten free.
IS IT HEALTHY?
Açai is a superfood, packed with powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals and healthy omegas 3,6 & 9 that promote brain and body health.
Our MightY Mission PAYiNg FAiR WAgeS PAYiNg PAYiNg FAiR FAiR WAgeS WAgeS PAYiNg FAiR WAgeS 30,000+ WE DIRECTLY SUPPORT
WE DIRECTLY SUPPORT WE DIRECTLY SUPPORT
WE DIRECTLY SUPPORT FAMILY FARMERS FAMILY FARMERS FARMERS FAMILY FAMILY FARMERS
PReVeNTiNg DeFOReSTATiON PReVeNTiNg PReVeNTiNg DeFOReSTATiON DeFOReSTATiON 2.5 MILLION PReVeNTiNg DeFOReSTATiON WE HELP PRESERVE OVER
WE HELP PRESERVE OVER WE HELP PRESERVE OVER
2.5 MILLION 2.5 MILLION
WE HELP PRESERVE OVER ACRES (AND COUNTING!) OF AMAZON RAINFOREST ACRES (AND COUNTING!) (YOU CAN’T SAVE THE FOREST ACRES (AND COUNTING!) OF AMAZON RAINFOREST WITHOUT THE TREES!) OF AMAZON RAINFOREST ACRES (AND COUNTING!) (YOU CAN’T SAVE THE FOREST
(YOU CAN’T SAVE THE FOREST OF AMAZON RAINFOREST WITHOUT THE THE TREES!) WITHOUT TREES!) (YOU CAN’T SAVE THE FOREST WITHOUT THE TREES!)
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AÇAÍ SEEDS SEEDS AS AS FUEL FUEL AÇAÍ AÇAÍ SEEDS AS FUEL
PiONeeRiNg PROgReSS SAMBAZON WAS THE PiONeeRiNg PROgReSS PiONeeRiNg PROgReSS CERTIFIED ORGANIC AND SAMBAZON WAS THE FAIR-TRADE AÇAÍ COMPANY SAMBAZON WAS THE PiONeeRiNg PROgReSS CERTIFIED ORGANIC AND
IT’S BEEN ABOUT ORGANIC PEOPLE, PLANET CERTIFIED AND SAMBAZON WAS THE AND PROGRESSAÇAÍ FROM DAY 1 FAIR-TRADE COMPANY FAIR-TRADE AÇAÍ COMPANY CERTIFIED AND IT’S BEEN ABOUT ORGANIC PEOPLE, PLANET IT’S BEEN ABOUT PEOPLE, PLANET FAIR-TRADE AÇAÍ COMPANY AND PROGRESS FROM DAY 1 AND PROGRESS FROM DAY 1 IT’S BEEN ABOUT PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROGRESS FROM DAY 1
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PICKING IS BEST! BEST! BY HAND IS IS BEST!
you should have
açaí On your menu
YOUR CUSTOMERS WANT IT
Açai based foods are forecasted to grow at 13% over the next 5 years, with a further 30% growth in food service. Additionally, an estimated 67% of customers are willing to pay more for ethically produced food.
3 ON TREND
Healthy and delicious food-to-go is an increasingly popular trend. Add to that the interest in organic and gluten free products and companies that work for societal and environmental change, and it’s clear that Sambazon and what it stands for is at the forefront of consumer demand.
P lant based is BECOMING mainstream
Meat consumption is declining rapidly in the UK and customers are looking to plant-based foods to fill the gap. In fact, 88% of Millennials say that they are making plantbased foods a priority in their lives.
4 SUPER EASY TO SET UP
Whether scooping or blending, Sambazon Açaí is super easy to set up and serve and allows for large profit margins.
(1) Mintel, 2017 smoothie report (2) Future market insights (FMI), April 2017 (3) Food Management March 2018 Millennials Want Ethical Snacks - to-go (4) 2018 SZ collegiate study
CHOOSING THE RIGHT FORMAT
Scoopable SORBET Frozen Scoopable Açaí ACASORB3.6L
Frozen SaChets Frozen Sachets ACAPURE60X100G ACAORI60X100G
The Perfect Bowl Machine Mix
N O O S G N I COM
You can make great bowls and smoothies from all of our Sambazon products. Whether scooping or blending, Sambazon Açaí is easy to set up and serve.
SCOOP OR BLEND?
Scoop and serve or blend (with fruit and or milk)
Blend with fruit and liquid of choice (e.g oat milk)
Prepared machine mix, ready to put straight in electrofreeze machines.
SKILL & EQUIPMENT NEEDED
Simply scoop and serve for bowls or blend in a blender for a smoothie or an Açaí bowl.
Blend in a blender for both smoothies and bowls.
Electrofreeze machine required.
SPEED OF SERVICE
< 1 minutes
HANDLING & STORAGE
Store frozen. Take out of freezer at least 30 minutes before serving. Keep chilled at service, return to freezer at end of service. Has a shelf life of 7-10 days once tempered.
Store frozen. Rinse under warm water for 30 seconds before breaking into blender.
Store frozen. Needs to be defrosted for 72 hrs in either a fridge or cabinet before placing in machine. Has a shelf life of 18 days once tempered.
BEST SUITED FOR
Both high and low footfall operations. Easy to store and use for smaller and larger establishments.
Smaller operations, or dedicated Açaí concession areas with blenders.
High volume, high footfall operations (100+ bowls per day). Speak to Sambazon rep for T&Cs.
A FEW SIMPLE RECIPES TO GET YOU STARTED. VISIT UK.SAMBAZON.COM and seed-bank.co.uk FOR MORE RECIPES COCONUT BERRY BOWL 2-3 scoops Sambazon Scoopable Açaí ½ cup of granola Sliced strawberries Blueberries Coconut shavings
THE ORIGINAL RIO BOWL 2-3 scoops Sambazon Scoopable Açaí ¼ cup of granola Sliced banana Perfect Açaí toppings available at Vegetarian Express: Chia seeds, coconut chips, peanut or almond butter, cacoa nibs and gluten free granola
smoothiE Ideas A FEW SIMPLE RECIPES TO GET YOU STARTED. VISIT UK.SAMBAZON.COM and seed-bank.co.uk FOR MORE RECIPES PURPLE IMMUNITY 1 Original Açaí sachet 1 banana Handful of frozen cherries 1 piece of ginger 1 cup of non-dairy milk
AÇAÍ AND PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE 1 Pure Unsweetened Açaí sachet 1 Banana Handful of mixed berries TBSP nut butter 1 cup of oat milk
HOW TO Build the Buzz
To drive sales and increase awareness we recommend sampling your Açaí products.
Top tips: • Use small compostable sampling pots and spoons • Hand out quick fact post cards • Ensure free POS is in place • Remember to let your customers know when and where it’s happening
Talking points • Tell them about the amazing antioxidants and healthy omegas • Tell them about how every bowl helps preserve the Amazon Rainforest
Posters A3 & A4
Available Point of Sale Ask your Sales Contact for more information.
Tent card 450 X 120mm
TABLE TALKER A4
@SambazonUK uk.sambazon.com firstname.lastname@example.org