The Acai Berry - scientific name is Euterpe Oleracea - which is commonly pronounced a-sigh-ee, is a rather small, round, and black-looking purple found in the the Amazon rainforst. It resembles a grape or a blueberry, but is yet smaller and darker. This fruit has a large seed and minimum amount of pulp. This berry is one of the most nutritious fruits in the world. For centuries, inhabitants of the amazon rainforest have gathered these berries from the azaicero palm tree for their powerful health benefits. The acai fruit berry is now broadly used in energy juices, ice cream, certain energy bars with granola, tea and capsules.