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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    Acai berries are harvested by hand from palm trees in the Amazon.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    A worker for Bony Acai, a berry producer, culls acai berries from a cluster taken from the tree.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    After harvest, acai berries are loaded onto boats for shipping to the market in Belem, in Brazil's Amazon region.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    The early morning market at Belem brings together sellers of acai and many other local staples.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    Acai sellers at the Belem market.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    A small-scale acai juice operation in Belem. The berries are pulped to make a drink that is high in antioxidants.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    A conveyor belt at Bony Acai, one of the biggest acai producers in the Amazon.
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  • Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam

    Acai Miracle Berry Marketing Scam
    Crates of acai are prepared for shipping at Bony Acai. The international market for acai is growing rapidly -- and giving rise to online scams.
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