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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Kakadu Plum USA Review and giveaway!

I recently got to try some product from the Kakadu Plum USA company. They sent me their Kakadoodle Dew sticks and a bar of the kakadu plum soap.


The Kakadu plum is a fruit that comes from the terminalia ferdiandiana tree that is native to northern Australia. The fruit looks similar to an olive in that it is green, medium sized and droplet shaped. It contains the highest level of vitamin C of any known fresh fruit. The Vitamin C content is 3000mg per 100g of fruit. An orange is only about 50mg. The fruit also contains phytochemicals such as gallis and ellagic acids. Gallic acid has antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. ellagic acid has been known to have anticarcinogenic properties.

The Kakadoodle dew plum powder has been processed in cold temperatures to ensure the nutritional value and integrity of the product. The organic fruit is harvested in the Northern Territory of Australia under Australian organic certification guidelines without the use of pesticides and chemicals. The fruit is screened and pureed before being chilled, dried and milled into a powder.

There are many possible uses for the Kakadu plum powder including supplements, nutritional bars and baked goods, dry soup mixes, beverages and cosmetic applications.

The powder I got is a nutritional supplement that comes in a stick that you add to juice or water. I tried it in water, and it doesn't have a ton of flavor in itself, so I think it would be a lot better in some juice. But I like that it has tons of vitamin C! The soap smells light and fresh, and works great! It leaves you feling very clean!

Kakadu Plum USA is offering one of my readers a box of Kakadoodle Dew sticks (retail Value $39.95)

1. (mandatory) Go to Kakadu Plum USA and tell me one of the benefits of the kakadu plum.

2. Follow Kakadu Plum USA on Twitter

3. Fan My Life as a Married Girl on Facebook

4. Follow me on Twitter

5. Follow my blog

6. Put my blog button, event button or Etsy button on your site (1 entry each)

7. Blog about the giveaway event (3 entries)

8. Tweet about this giveaway. Be sure to include @katrinawelch.

Don't forget to include your bonus entries if you did the pre-event blog (will only count if you commented on the original post!)

I will check all entries, and non valid entries will be deleted! Good Luck!

Giveaway is open to US residents over the age of 18.
Giveaway will end on May 25th.

Disclaimer:
I was not paid in any form of cash for this posting.
I did receive free product samples to keep for my testing purposes for this post. I was under no obligation to write a positive review. All thoughts are my own honest opinion.



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19 comments:

Shonda said...

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Attila & Tamara said...

It has a neutral color (so you could add it to anything. I love the idea of adding this to my son's water for the vitamin C!

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I posted your event button early

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Melissa said...

it has a neutral color, so you can't notice what it's in

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