Just to make things confusing a coconut technically isn't actually a nut, it's a drupe and they are found growing on palm trees. Coconuts are massively versatile and can be use for coconut milk, coconut water, coconut oil and dried coconut flakes to name just a few!
Baobab powder is made from the dried fruit of a Baobab tree. Species of this tree are native to Africa, the Arabian Peninsular and Australia.
The flavour is tart and has been said to have a similar taste to sherbert!
Carob powder is made from the pod of a Carob tree (part of the pea family!) and is found in the Mediterranean, North Africa, Middle East and Western Asia to name just a few.
Carob is most commonly consumed as a powder by drying and grinding down the pod, but can also be consumed as chips or in syrup form. It's mild sweet flavour means that it is sometimes used as a substitute for cacao.
This little gem of goodness is the fruit found on the wild rose, Rosa Canina. Packed full of vitamin C, it boasts more than the trusty orange!
It has a long history of use in medicine and most is commonly used in oil form on the skin. With it's skin nourishing properties it is no surprise that you will find rosehip powder in our Skin Food Booster.
Basically, it's an algae! We know that doesn't sound particularly appealing, but Spirulina is one of the most nutritionally dense plant products we use in our foods, boasting an impressive list of vitamins and minerals.
Whilst fairly new to the western world health food scene, Spirulina was first cultivated by the Aztec's and is central to some Asian diets.