When the Sun Comes Out to Play, the Skin Has a Say: Organic Aloe Vera Powder

Aloe Vera (aloe barbadensis) is one of the oldest and most known natural folk remedies. Native to eastern and southern Africa, aloe grows wild in tropical climates and is extensively cultivated worldwide for its potential healing properties, especially treating sunburns or discomforting skin conditions. This well-known succulent plant has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries,…

Fractionation and Winterization: An Overview

What is Fractionation? Fractionate means to divide or break up; to separate (a mixture) into different portions, especially by a fractional process. In a general sense, fractionation is any process in which a mixture is separated into its different components (fractions). The term “fractionation” can also be used in the general and common context for…

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Contribute to Cruelty Free Industries

While cruelty free products are necessary for a vegan lifestyle, you don’t need to follow a vegan diet to support initiatives in favor of eliminating practices that harm animals or provide them with sub-par treatment. Many consumers agree that animal testing is unnecessary today with our history and knowledge of the products we use. Furthermore,…

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Ingredients to Improve Your Popcorn

January 19th is National Popcorn Day! Today we celebrate a delicious snack that exploded in popularity during the 19th century in America: popcorn! Evidence of its existence dates back thousands of years, and in the 16th century it was recorded that popcorn was very involved in ceremonies of the Aztec people! While many of us…

Have You Tried Our Organic Bittersweet Chocolate?

Some of the best things in life are often described as bittersweet: Memories, coffee, various fruits… but the one thing that comes to most people’s mind is probably chocolate! Cacao in its natural state is relatively bitter, which is why sugar is often added to sweeten it up and make it more palatable. Whereas milk…

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Highlighting Some of our Keto Friendly Ingredients

Today is National Keto Day, celebrating the popular diet in which one drastically cuts their carbohydrate intake while increasing their consumption of fats and proteins. The reasoning behind this is to trigger a state in the body referred to as ketosis in which the body uses fat as an energy source instead of carbs. If…

Give the Gift of Creativity This Christmas

Consumable gifts are being coming more popular than ever. These are gifts that can be eaten or used up in some way. They’re often budget friendly and not to mention total “space savers”. A lot of gifts usually make their way back to the store shelves from which they came or sometimes they just end…

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NEW PRODUCT: Mandarin Oil

Mandarin oranges and tangerines were once a common Christmas gift in the west, a tradition inspired by the Lunar New Year, where oranges represent good fortune. Oranges (a fruit which doesn’t grow well in most of the United States) would come from Japan beginning in November. Today, with oranges largely available year round in grocery…

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Our Honey – Raw – Organic is Now Non-GMO Certified!

We’d like to share the news buzzing around here! Our Honey, both Raw & Organic, is now certified by the Non-GMO Project! Intrinsically, this single organic honey ingredient can’t be anything other than non-GMO, right? So, why would it need certification, and how is that even determined? Well, bees must get their nectar from somewhere,…

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The Power of the Pomegranate

The pomegranate is an ancient, unique fruit. Originally from the Central and South Asian regions, this fruit has quite the history, having been cultivated for several millennia. It has cultural and religious significance in many parts of the globe. In Ancient Greek mythology, for example, it is the fruit of the dead, connected to Persephone:…