Updated on February 26, 2024

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Created on April 3, 2022

Bioguaviare

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Bioguaviare is a Colombian company that produces pulp and natural oils from wild fruits of the Amazon rainforest.

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Product Description

Bioguaviare is a Colombian company producing fruit pulp and natural oils from the wild fruits of the Amazon rainforest and supplying it internationally. It has developed a business model based on sustainable management of the forest as a strategy of social conservation and inclusion of producer communities as founding partners of the company.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 1: No Poverty

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Bioguaviare and their suppliers.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Bioguaviare obtains 100% their fruit from farmers and indigenous communities living in Guaviare. It is unknown as to where and how the fruit is processed.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Users can obtain the product by contacting the manufacturer.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown.

Design Specifications

The fruit pulp specifications include:

  • Sensory characteristics
  • Bromatological characteristics (%)
  • Physiochemical characteristics
Frozen Asai Pulp: Fresh fruit, water, acidulant (citric acid), preservatives (sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate) With flexible packaging options: Transparent coextruded polyethylene bag with a capacity of 125 g. Transparent poly bag 3 gauge with a capacity of 1 - 5 kg Frozen Araza Pulp: Fresh fruit, preservatives (sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate) Frozen Buriti Pulp: Fresh fruit, water, preservatives (sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate)

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Bioguaviare provides technical assistance for fruit collectors.

Replacement Components

The fruit pulp and oil products need to be supplied at regular intervals as per the demand.

Lifecycle

Frozen Asai Pulp: For 12 months at freezing temperature, without breaking the cold chain. Frozen Araza Pulp: 6 - 9 months at freezing temperature (+/- 18°C) and 3 months at refrigeration temperature (+/- 12°C) without breaking the cold chain. Frozen Buriti Pulp: 12 months at freezing temperature, without breaking the cold chain. Fresh fruit, water, preservatives (sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate).

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Performance targets include maintaining a high quality product, providing a new source of income for farmers in the region, and purchasing the fruit at fair prices.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown.

Safety

Safety instructions include:

  • Consume the product before the expiration date.
  • Do not thaw and refreeze.

Complementary Technical Systems

The company's business model is based on sustainable management of the amazonian forests by means of conservation and social inclusion of local communities.

Compliance with regulations

Bioguaviare meets the following regulations:

  • Decree 3075 of 1997
  • Resolution 2674 of 2013
  • Resolution 3929 of 2013
  • Resolution 2505 of 2004
  • Resolution 4506 of 2013
  • International Code of Practice - General Principles of Food Hygiene (CAC/ RCP 1-1969, Rev. 4- 2003).

Other Information

Bioguaviare has structured its business to be socially and environmentally responsible. The business model is helping peasants and indigenous people in the region. 100% of Bioguaviare fruits are obtains  from farmers and indigenous communities Technical assistance provided by Bioguaviare Bioguaviare Performance targets Data sheet for Frozen Asai Pulp Data sheet for Frozen Araza Pulp Data sheet for Frozen Buriti Pulp  

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