Two: Choose your toppings
There are so many different flavours and toppings that go with Acai. Try the three below or come up with your own creation.
Banana Berry Açaí bowl
Scoop as much Sambazon Açaí Sorbet into your bowl as you want; add muesli, frozen berries, sliced banana, and sprinkle with coconut chips.
Chocolate & Peanut Butter Açaí Bowl
Blend an Original Açaí Pulp Sachet with 1 cup of non-dairy milk, 1/2 cup of frozen berries, and a spoonful of cocoa powder. Drizzle with peanut butter and top with muesli, dark chocolate chunks, and fruit.
Summer Fruits Açaí Bowl
Blend an Unsweetened Açaí Pulp Sachet with 1/2 cup of coconut and 1 cup of frozen mango. Top with fresh summer fruit, muesli, pistachios, and coconut flakes.
Sambazon and its staff are doing some great things to give back to the environment and support the local communities they work in, some of these initiatives to name a few include:
- Whole Planet Foundation: funds microloans for people living in poverty where Whole Foods sources products. Sambazon has been a proud donor of this organisation since 2011.
- The Climate Collaborative: was setup for bold climate action among natural products companies. 💪 It brings together manufacturers, retailers, brokers, distributors and suppliers to build existing climate solutions and find new, innovative ways to help reverse climate change.
- Sambazon Green Team: created in 2017 Sambazon volunteers meet regularly to promote the Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility of Sambazon and come up with new ideas for doing even more.
- Sambazon packaging: Sambazon has a dedicated team and invested resources to test new materials and technologies that can be composted with the goal of working towards 100% plant-based or recyclable packaging.
We are proud to represent their products in the Australian market.
Did we also mention that Sambazon has a mini docu-series with National Geographic Explorer Asher Jay? There are seven short episodes highlighting the Brazilian culture, and the importance of the Acai berry, and how their business platform is centred around people, planet and prosperity.
3 Simple Sliders:
Beef & Bacon Sliders
You can’t go wrong with beef and bacon. Add some swiss cheese and an onion ring and you have a winner!
- Cut a cooked Butlers Chef Choice 100g Burger Pattie into 4.
- Place 1/4 pattie into the slider bun.
- Layer a Big Country onion ring and a rasher of bacon.
- Add some smokey chipotle aioli and swiss cheese to finish your slider off.
Fish Sliders – By Jamie Oliver
This easy variation of Jamie Olivers Fish Sliders will add a fresh bite to your slider trio.
- Cook Markwell’s Bigger Tempura Fish to the pack instructions
- Spread bun with store-bought or homemade tzatziki.
- Layer sliced cucumber, Fish Bites, and top with fresh or pickled red onion.
Vegan Falafel Sliders
Butlers Falafels makes offering vegan sliders quick and easy.
- Cook Butlers Falafels to the pack instructions.
- Spread bun with store-bought or homemade hummus.
- Layer thinly sliced cucumber and crunchy slaw with one or two falafels.
15 years ago, when someone said “Açaí,” you might have said, “No idea what you’re talking about!” Sambazon started importing Açaí into the West in 2000 after its founders discovered the incredible Amazonian fruit on a surf trip to Brazil.
But how much do you actually know about Açaí beyond the fact that it tastes delicious? Because this little purple wonder holds a world of surprises and we think you should know about them. Here are our top 5 Açaí facts.
🍇 Açaí grows on palm trees
We kid you not: Açaí is actually a palm fruit. It grows on the Açaí Palm (Euterpe Oleracea) which is native to Brazil and northern South American countries. The Açaí Palm grows in the floodplains of the Amazon rainforest and as one of the most abundant trees in the region, it is tall and slender, growing nearly 90 feet (25+ meters) tall with pinnate leaves up to 10 feet (three meters) long. The trees themselves have multiple trunks and are used mostly for fruit, hearts of palm, and building materials.
🍇 Açaí can go rancid if not frozen
People often ask us why they can’t just buy Açaí berries in the store and why it has to be frozen. There’s actually a very good reason for that…because of the levels of healthy omega fats found in the Açaí fruit, if it’s not frozen after being freshly picked, will start to turn rancid. We pick and freeze our Açaí within 72 hours of harvest All Sambazon Açaí is flash-pasteurized. Flash-pasteurization guarantees that Sambazon Açai is safe for all while preserving taste and nutrition value. What’s more, we carry out continuous and exhaustive laboratory testing to make sure Sambazon’s processing techniques achieve negligible nutrient and flavour losses while guaranteeing full food safety. The flash pasteurised Açaí is then frozen and transported around the world!
🍇 Açaí is packed full of healthy omegas
Unlike any other “berries” you might be familiar with, Açaí naturally contains omegas 3,6, and 9. The overall fatty acid profile of Açaí is very similar to that of olive oil and Açaí is said to support heart health, brain function, and healthy skin and hair, all while providing sustaining energy. Can your blueberries say that?!
🍇 Açaí is one of the only fruits that doesn’t contain sugar
Yes, you read that right! As much as we love our strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries over here, we keep an eye on how many we consume due to the sugar content (one cup of blueberries = 15 grams of sugar). Açaí on the other hand, is sugar-free in its natural state. Of course you can sweeten it with sugar, agave, or honey, but if you start with a pack of unsweetened Açaí in your smoothie or bowl, the rest is up to you (and your sweet tooth!).
🍇 Açaí is high in antioxidants
That wonderfully deep purple colour that gives away the fact you just chowed down on an Açaí bowl? That’s thanks to its anthocyanins content. Anthocyanins are a type of flavonoid — a class of compounds with antioxidant properties (you might recognise them from red wine). As well as being free-radical busters (the job of antioxidants), anthocyanins may also offer anti-inflammatory benefits.
4 Simple Winter Warmer Menu Additions:
This Spanish rice dish is ideal as a Winter Warmer. If you’re not a seafood fan then personalise the recipe and use chicken and chorizo instead.
We highly recommend using our prawn meat, whole cooked mussels and Pipi clams
Our Chef’s Choice 120g Burger is perfect for this! This premium grass-fed beef combined with delicate herbs and spices creates a chef’s quality burger.
Some unique toppings you could use
- Salsa, Monterey Jack cheese, and Jalapenos
- Blue cheese and BBQ sauce
- Barbecue sauce, fried onions, Swiss cheese, and bacon
- Honey mustard, brie cheese, and Granny Smith apples
Nothing beats pasta in Winter!
Why not try a creamy garlic pasta, seafood spaghetti marinara or our favourite – this tuna, zucchini and pea spaghetti
You can use our excellent quality sashimi tuna
And our premium quality garden peas.
Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
You can please everyone with our variety!
Try our mouth watering Italian flavoured meatballs made from 100% Australian beef. And for your vegetarian customers, we have no meat balls – Vegan friendly and made in Australia.
What do you serve with our premium, grass-fed beef burgers? So many people have such different preferences so how do you please everyone?
We have listed a few of our favourite toppings (some traditional and some unique) that are sure to satisfy most of your hungry customers.
🍔 Sweet Potato & Avo Burger
Simply add cooked sweet potato fries, sliced pepper jack cheese & either mashed or thinly sliced avo.
🍔 Breakfast Burger
Fry your bacon and egg as you like it and serve on top of our Chef’s Choice beef burger patty with BBQ sauce.
🍔 Hummus & Jalapeno Burger
Make your own hummus or choose the easy way out, spread evenly over the patty & sprinkle sliced jalapenos
🍔 Coleslaw Burger
What Aussie doesn’t love coleslaw? Need we say more?
🍔 Mexican Burger
For those who like a bit of spice, add taco seasoning, mayonnaise and tortilla chips – perfectly crunchy.
Our Chef’s Choice Burger Patty range comes in a variety of sizes from 40g for sliders to 180g for the man size burger
Butlers® specialise in developing delicious and convenient meat-based meal items for mains, snacking and finger food occasions. The range includes iconic Australian favourites and innovative new products that deliver consistent quality and great taste every time.
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Butler’s tender succulent boneless Pork Riblet covered in a mouth-watering BBQ sauce. Great on its own or in a bun with some salad.
Or, for the chicken lovers, try the Chicken Riblet. Tender chicken meat formed into a rib shape and covered in a hot and spicy flavoured breadcrumb.
Butlers mouth-watering meatballs are made from 100% Australian beef. Simply heat and serve. With the versatility of these fully cooked meatballs, they can be served as part of a meat platter, a tapas-style offering, tossed in a pasta, or a walk and fork catering solution.
BUTLERS Chef’s Choice premium grass-fed beef combined with delicate herbs and spices to create a chef’s quality burger.
Free from additives, the 100% beef burger is individually snap-frozen for your convenience and is the ideal patty to make the perfect burger!
With so much to try, contact us now!