The Pichuberry® Company Introduces Organic Dried Pichuberry Fruit in Time for the Holidays

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Dried Pichuberry is a ready-to-eat snack or ingredient and is packed with immune supporting nutrients

It’s important to maintain a healthy immune system with natural ingredients as the weather cools down the holidays approach. Dried Pichuberry® is a nutrient-rich, antioxidant-packed berry, native to Peru and the Lost Incan Civilization that can promote a healthy immune system this fall. Studies show the Pichuberry® contains withanolides, a rare group of antioxidants shown to reduce oxidative stress and support the immune system to fight against carcinogens. With its sweet and tangy flavor, you can use dried Pichuberry® as a snack or in recipes including breads, muffins, stuffing’s, salads and desserts. Sprouts Farmers Market ( is the latest grocer to carry this delicious treat, in more than 240 stores from coast to coast.

Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., a nationally respected dietitian and author of two books Peruvian Power Foods and Whole Body Reboot: The Peruvian Superfoods Diet, serves as a national spokesperson for the fruit, which is also featured in his books.

“The Pichuberry,” notes Villacorta, “is deliciously sweet when ripe, with a mildly tart finish. In terms of its nutritional and health benefits, the dried Pichuberry® is peerless.”

Just 1/3 cup (40g) of dried pichuberries provides 39% of your daily value of Vitamin D, 50% Vitamin A, 8% Iron, 15% of some B Vitamins and is also rich in other vitamins and anti-oxidants. It is high in fiber 9 grams per serving (40g) and good source of protein 3 grams.

Spokesperson Manuel Villacorta will be available for print, radio, online, and TV interviews so that he can answer your questions, describe the health benefits and tell the story of the healthiest fruit. He will also provide recipes and tips on how to add this delicious dried fruit into anyone’s diet.

About the Pichuberry Company:
The Pichuberry Company is devoted to establishing the Pichuberry® as a conventional, affordable fruit, and available in the United States markets. In addition to its strong Global GAP Certified supply chain in Colombia, the company is working to perfect the greenhouse domestic production of the Pichuberry®. It is also dedicated to establishing the Pichuberry® as the new super ingredient in juices, protein bars, teas and other consumer products. The team is committed to making a difference for particular causes around the world. A percentage of Pichuberry® product sales will go directly to social responsibility project development. The Pichuberry Company is based in Phoenix, Arizona. To learn more about Pichuberry visit

About Spokesperson Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D.:
An Internationally recognized award-winning nutritionist with more than 18 years of experience as a registered dietician, Manuel Villacorta, M.S., R.D., is a respected and trusted voice in the health and wellness industry. Manuel is the founder behind Whole Body Reboot, an international weight management and wellness program, and one of the leading weight loss and nutrition experts in the country. He is also a contributor for Univision Television Network, Huffington Post and Fox News Latino. More about Manuel

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