The following table shows a comparison of the concentration of the ascorbic acid (vitamin C) with regard to the Camu Camu (Gold Rose) and other fruits.


Ascorbic Acid
(mg/100 gr pulpe)

Pineapple 20
Parcha or Passion Fruit 22
Strawberry 42
Lime 44
Marañon (Casho) 108
Acerola 1300
Mosqueta 2390
Camu-Camu 2780

Sources: USDA Nutriend database for standard reference release 12 (1998); Natural Food Hub (2000)

Oranges provide 500-4.000 ppm with ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) while acerola has 16.000 to 172.000 ppm ascorbic acid for every gram of fruit.

In comparison with the orange the Camu Camu has approximately 60 times more vitamin C and 10 times more in iron, 50% more of phosphorus. The Camu Camu is also an excellent source of potassium and provides 711 mg for every pound of fruit

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