The History of the MiraBurst® Berry

Our taste-modifying miracle berry products at MiraBurst® are created using the miracle fruit (or, Synsepalum dulcificum), a West African superfruit known to local tribes for centuries that have used the plant to sweeten their acidic diets. The miracle berry is treasured not for its own taste but for the berry’s unique effect on the taste buds. By chewing the berry and swirling the pulp around their tongues, West Africans discovered that their taste perceptions were temporarily modified, changing their normally sour or tart foods, fruits, and drinks to taste sweet. This effect usually lasts for about an hour. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of the miracle berry and how it’s changing lives for the better today.

The Miracle Berry’s Origin

the history of the miracle berry

MiraBurst® miracle berries and Active Polyphenols

MiraBurst® miracle berries are known to contain active polyphenols that are beneficial for a healthy diet. This has been known to Westerners since the 18th century.

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Now, It’s Classified as a Fruit

Although tribes in Ghana began to use the miracle berry hundreds of years ago, Westerners didn’t discover this unique fruit until the 1700s. An important moment in the history of the miracle berry is when efforts were made to commercialize the berry in the United States during the 1970s. The FDA prohibited this, classifying the Miracle Fruit as an additive. Today, the USDA classifies Miracle Berries as fruits, which means they don’t require FDA regulation.

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Studied Around the World

According to history, the miracle berry has been studied all over the world in countries like the United States, the Netherlands, Japan, and China since its discovery. Even the United States Army and companies like Unilever have clinically researched these phenomenal taste-modifying effects.

MiraBurst Miracle Berry products in boxes

MiraBurst® Miracle Berry Origin

In 2014, Dr. Emmanuel Asare founded MiraBurst to make it easier than ever to enjoy a low sugar eating lifestyle by making the MiraBurst® miracle berry accessible to everyone globally. Because the miracle berry itself is highly perishable, it has been converted into powder and compressed into Mini-Squares without any additives or preservatives. The Miracle Berry Mini-Squares, therefore, features the same natural composition as the miracle berry itself, but is highly portable and non-perishable.

Taste the Goodness of the MiraBurst Berry For Yourself 

At MiraBurst®, we’re honored to help people to enjoy both healthier and sweeter lives with our proprietary miracle berry products. Safe for people of all ages, MiraBurst® products benefit any individuals looking to live a low sugar lifestyle, including people with borderline diabetes and diabetes, and anyone else watching their blood sugar.

Our Miracle Berry products are all-natural, allergen-free, and gluten-free. They have no additives or preservatives, so you can rest assured that they’ll give your day a sweet boost whenever you use them. Now that you know the miracle berry’s history and benefits, sweeten up your life by ordering these little miracles today!