Acerola is a tropical fruit with unique flavor and recognized nutritional value. The fruit flavor is slightly acidic and the scent is similar to apple. It has vitamins A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), calcium, phosphorus, iron and especially vitamin C, which in some varieties, comes to be present at up to 5 grams per 100 grams of pulp . This value is up to eighty times than orange and lemon, for example.
It's delicious taste can be enjoyed in the form of juices, ice creams, jams, syrups and candies.