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Win a Trip for Two to Brazil

In Brazil, açaí (ah-sigh-ee) palms grow wild along the Amazon river near Macapa. These palms produce small purple berries that are packed with powerful antioxidants and are very versatile. Açaí has a unique flavor, reminiscent of berries but with a hint of chocolate. In Brazil, açaí is traditionally served in bowls as a thick pulp. Since it requires freezing to preserve its flavor and nutrients, açaí is a natural for smoothies and other frozen concoctions. It also makes a great mole, an awesome salad dressing and an incredible BBQ sauce. Read on to learn how to enter for a chance to win a trip to Brazil. Founded in 2000, Sambazon is the pioneer of organic Amazon superfoods, providing functional juices, smoothies, sorbets and frozen products made from blends of handpicked Brazilian açaí along with fruits and botanicals. Known for introducing açaí into the U.S. market, Sambazon has been working with Brazil’s local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to build the supply of organic açaí. Over 10,000 people in the Amazon now help Sambazon harvest açaí through their organic and Fair Trade program, providing a livelihood for generations to come. Sambazon wants to connect you to the amazing story behind açaí. From June 20th through July 20th, go to the Whole Foods Market Facebook page and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Brazil. One lucky fan and a guest will win a week-long vacation for two to Brazil, where they will visit the beautiful beaches of Rio de Janeiro and explore the Amazon Rainforest. The grand prize trip features a unique opportunity to visit Sambazon’s production facilities and meet the family farmers who grow the organic and Fair Trade açaí used in the company’s products. This trip will provide a comprehensive look into the lively Brazilian culture and plentiful rainforest. Here’s a taste: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnyHXeoevUQ&feature=player_detailpage And that’s not all. For each entry received, Sambazon will donate $1 to Whole Planet Foundation (up to $20,000) to help alleviate poverty worldwide. The contest also coincides with a two week in-store promotion in which Sambazon will give 5 cents to Whole Planet Foundation for every Sambazon juice sold. Combined, Sambazon has pledged to donate up to $25,000 to Whole Planet Foundation by the end of July. Through valued microfinance institution partners worldwide, Whole Planet Foundation has empowered 146,000 clients with microcredit loans in five years, supporting more than 800,000 people in 36 countries in Asia, Africa and Central and South America. Click here to go to the contest entry page on Facebook – and don’t forget that you must enter by July 20th. Full rules are available on the contest entry page. Good luck! Boa sorte!

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Bepkom says …

@luv2garden: Please email customer.questions@wholefoods.com for alternate entry instructions. Our team can help!

Bepkom says …

@Mary: Please email customer.questions@wholefoods.com for alternate entry instructions. Our team can help!

Bepkom says …

@Nick: Please email customer.questions@wholefoods.com for alternate entry instructions. Our team can help!

Bepkom says …

@Jay: Please email customer.questions@wholefoods.com for alternate entry instructions. Our team can help!

Kathy D. says …

I also do not like contests that require facebook. You must be tired of writing "Please email customer.questions@wholefoods.com for alternate entry instructions. Our team can help!" Why don't you just post the alternate entry instructions?

Dianne says …

Looks great! Who wouldn't want to go on this trip.

Myron Maupin says …

Brazil -- a fascinating country with many wonderful gifts which are available to be opened -- but only if we are there to open them. Looking forward to that opportunity.

ii cange says …

just gotta eat naturally

tom feld says …

sounds like an exciting adventure

Marilyn Thorson says …

Being at the beach is the ultimate in outdoor living. The best activity of the summer season!

ann ethington says …

We need to break the boundries that seperate us and unite along common goals , to learn from one anothers cultural practices including agricultural practices and become acclimated to other cultures, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn what works for others in restoring the earth and keeping it alive

Susana J. says …

Wow, "BRAZIL" I learn about Acai Berry before it became popular and have enjoyed it since then, I would love a chance to go to Brazil and see this beautiful Country.

J.Ann Campbell says …

Brazil is one of the most exciting destinations in the world! I would simply love to go!

jose melo says …

How can I get to represent the SIMBAZON in Canada?

Nikki - Community Moderator says …

@JOSE - If you are looking to work with Sambazon I would suggest reaching out to them directly!

Josh bramasco says …

Win a trip to brazil is my dream and going to brazil is my life dream ill be so happy

Angelo Gutierrez says …

After reading so many articles about the Acai Berry...I went looking for the strawberry/blueberry antioxidant smoothie. After finding the product I bought a few bottles. They're empty within a few days, and I'm waiting on my next paycheck to buy more and maybe even try out the Powder. You do have to like a strong berry taste (and I DO)...and it really adds the perfect PUNCH with tons of good antioxidants for your body!

MALUCE MAHDAVI says …

YOUR PRODUCT ARE THE BEST, I USED THEM ALL THE TIME, SPECIAL EVERY DAY MY BREAKFAST I EAT ACAI BOWL & ENJOE A LOT . THANKS VERY MUCH .

Pamela OBrien says …

It would be a dream come true to visit the Rain Forest. Thank you for this chance Pam OBrien

Maria Casillas says …

Brazil is an awesome country, it has forest, beatiful cities and beaches. To be there is a dream come true to everybody.

Robson vanolli says …

the best market i and always great products. I love Whole foods market.

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