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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,…

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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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:…

Happy Vegan Month!

November 1st was Vegan Day, kicking off a month-long observation of the Vegan lifestyle.  Like any lifestyle, veganism exists on a spectrum. At its core, to be vegan is to avoid any product that comes from an animal. We’re all taught the Pythagorean theorem in math class, but did you know he was may have…

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New: Organic Chocolate Chips – 70% Bittersweet – No Added Sugar

Can’t have sugar? You can still enjoy your favorite chocolatey treats. One of our latest products is Organic Chocolate Chips – 70% Bittersweet – No Sugar Added. Just because there’s no conventional sugar doesn’t mean they aren’t sweetened! These chips contain 3 different types of alternative, natural sweeteners: erythritol, agave inulin, and stevia. Erythritol is…

National Witch Hazel Day

Today is the first National Witch Hazel Day! Considering the popularity of this astringent, it’s surprising we weren’t celebrating sooner. The witch hazel plant has been used for centuries in folk medicine, but it took off in the 19th century when the plant was first steam-distilled and sold. Today, it’s used in a variety of…