The sapodilla tree (Manilkara spp.) is a tropical and sub-tropical species native to Mesoamerica. It is in the department of Petén, Guatemala, where the most significant volume and best quality of gum-producing trees are found within the natural forests of the Mayan Biosphere Reserve (MBR). The sapodilla is a tree appreciated mainly for its latex, the gum, which is used as a base for the production of chewing gum. Uses: Chewing gum base. Product. The raw material of sewn resin is one block of chewing gum of 25 pounds, one quintal of 100 pounds.
Chicle (Manilkara spp.)
Copal is the resin extracted from the tree belonging to the Burseraceae family. The copal’s aromatic resin is used in indigenous communities in Guatemala for ceremonial and medicinal purposes. Nowadays it is used for religious and therapeutic/aromatherapy purposes. For sale by the pound.
This allspice comes from the Mayan Biosphere Reserve in Petén, Guatemala. It is mainly used in gastronomy, giving an aromatic appeal to all meals. Has become a major trend in the art of mixology.
The ramón seed (Brosimum alicastrum) in Guatemala grows from the ramón tree in the humid forests of the country. Historically it is known for being one of the main foods consumed by the Mayans. The ramón is known as the tree of life due to the nutritional properties of its seeds. It obtains a high content of minerals, dietary fiber, proteins, vitamins, and folic acid while being gluten-free. Some of the benefits of ramón are that it helps lower blood pressure, helps sleep, and fights anemia, constipation, arthritis, osteoporosis, and stress. Its nutritional, healing properties and unique nutty-chocolate flavor make ramón seeds an excellent food. Products: Ramón flour - presentation 1 pound Ramón cookies (package of 6 Units)
This species is native Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. It grows in humid forests at low altitudes. One of the benefits of Xate palm is its durability of color and texture after being cut in the forest. Its primary use is foliage for flower arrangements, especially during Easter. Products: Regular Package (Regular Wide) 18-20 inches, 600 palms Super Package (Long Wide) 20 to 22 inches, 600 palms
Our honey comes from the natural forests of the Mayan Biosphere Reserve. It is 100% natural, multi-floral, and high quality. Full of vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and enzymes that, help strengthen the immune system. Products: Bottle, ½ gallon, Gallon