The legendary Baobab tree is a native to Africa, where its fruit has proved to be a fantastic source of nutrients. With over 50% Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Magnesium and Calcium it is the perfect booster for your smoothie!The Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata L.), is known by many names, but is commonly known as monkey bread tree or upside down tree. Its fruit hangs down on long stems and is similar in shape to a coconut.The large Baobab tree grows in the savannah and in the arid regions of Africa, but also can be found in America, India and Sri Lanka. Superfruits Baobab comes from South Africa and Senegal. NutritionBaobab is a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium. The powder has a unique, tangy flavor that has hints of pear and grapefruit. The power is 100% natural Baobab fruit, making it completely vegan. Baobab fruit powder forms naturally inside the mature Baobab fruit shell. The shell is cracked open and the pulp and seeds removed, then the fruit is ground down to a homogeneous powder. The complete process takes under two hours. No other processing or added preservatives are needed. High Fiber contentBaobab contains more than 50% Dietary Fiber, of which approximately 77% soluble and 23% insoluble. The fiber content is much higher than most common fruits such as apples, pears and bananas that contain less than 10% Dietary Fiber. Baobab contains more Vitamin C than kiwis, more Calcium than milk, and more Magnesium than bananas. Baobab is easy to use in smoothies and drinks. But you can also use it in baking, yogurt, ice cream, jam etc. In Africa they make a drink by mixing just the powder with water or other fruit juices.Is Baobab sustainable and ethical? By valuing the Baobab fruit we encourage locals to protect their trees that also provide habitat for wildlife and other diversity. By paying producers a fair price for their Baobab fruit we make a huge difference for many families who have no other means to support themselves. The income from the Baobab fruit changes lives and provides opportunities for health and education.