Jul. 23, 2024

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Sambazon Press Release:

We are excited to share that our first human clinical trial has been completed and we had very promising and positive results.

We funded Medicus Research  to conduct a pilot study with 10 adult male and female participants where each participant consumed 100 grams of Sambazon Açaí Pure packs twice daily for one month.  After 30 days of consuming Sambazon açaí, participants’ fasting glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, and LDL (bad cholesterol) were significantly reduced, as compared to the baseline. In addition, post-prandial (between meals) increases in blood glucose levels were significantly reduced.

To date, more than 175 media outlets have picked up our press release, so it’s receiving great coverage so far!

This study was presented at the Scripps Integrative Health and Alternative Medicine Conference on January 23 and we won third place for our presentation and findings.

This is a big win for us and we look forward to doing more research to prove the benefits of consuming our products.

To see the entire press release and to read more about the results of our clinical trial: ClickHere

About Sambazon

Sambazon is the global market leader in Açaí - a delicious and powerfully nutritious purple berry that grows on palm trees in the Amazon Rainforest. Sambazon's product portfolio of Organic Açaí beverages, frozen Açaí berry products and Açaí supplements are enjoyed by both world-class athletes and health-conscious consumers, and available at major retailers across North America including Whole Foods Market, Jamba Juice, Krogers and thousands of grocery chains, specialty stores and juice bars across the country. Sambazon's market-driven conservation business model in the Amazon Rainforest promotes forest stewardship, creates new jobs, improves living conditions and educational opportunities for thousands of small family farmers through the sustainable management of the Açaí palm tree. In 2006, Condoleezza Rice named Sambazon winner of the "Secretary of State Award for Corporate Excellence" for helping to create worldwide awareness and demand for the Açaí fruit while supporting local indigenous communities in Brazil. To learn more about Sambazon Açai and creating positive change in the Amazon and beyond please visit us at www.sambazon.com.

About iTi Tropicals, Inc.

iTi Tropicals, Inc. is an independent company headquartered in Lawrenceville, NJ. Its sole business is importing high quality tropical and exotic fruit purees, concentrates and IQF pieces. They are constantly searching the globe for manufacturers who meet their high tropical and exotic fruit standards.

In business since 1988, iTi Tropicals has become one of the leading US suppliers of processed exotic tropical fruits. Over time they have established many long-standing relationships with their suppliers. These relationships enable them to guarantee a reliable and quality supply of tropical fruit for their customers. They also provide complete service with their fruit products including the expertise of their in-house Food Scientist with backgrounds in Quality Assurance and Product Development.

iTi Tropicals maintains an inventory of both frozen and aseptic tropical and exotic purees, juices, and concentrates as well as IQF tropicals throughout the USA. Their focus is on products such as: coconut water & cream, banana, guava, papaya, mango, passion fruit, Açaí, guanabana (soursop), lulo, acerola, mangosteen, tamarind and moraberry. They constantly search for new, commercially viable, tropical fruit flavors. Call us for juice, concentrate, and puree samples and you will experience our outstanding service first.



For more information about our company and product lines, please go to: www.iTitropicals.com.   Also, for detailed information on samples and specifications please visit www.iTitropicalscom.  



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