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Organic Gourmet

Fancy an organic cup of tea?

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All types of teas are made from the plant Camellia sinensis that belongs to the Theaceae family. In Latin, sinensis means Chinese and this is no wonder since the plant originated in Mainland China and South East Asia but is now also cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions and a cultivated version also exists in […]

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Organic maitake mushrooms

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Maitake is a Japanese mushroom also known as the “Dancing mushroom” belonging to the Meripilaceae family and the G. frondosa species. The maitake mushroom grows in Japan and in North-America and has been praised for its healing properties, restoring unbalanced body systems. Maitake mushrooms are recognizable as they look like a cluster made of of […]

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Cinnamon to boost your immune system for the winter

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With the winter months coming up, it is time to boost our immune system and organic cinnamon might be one of the spice to incorporate in our daily diet. Where is cinnamon coming from Cinnamon, also known as Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Ceylon cinnamon or “true cinnamon” comes from a small evergreen tree of 10 to 15 […]

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Organic quinoa

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Organic quinoa is one of the nutritious superfood that can be incorporated in breakfast, lunch, diner. The origin of quinoa Quinoa is a seed whose origins come from South America where the plant Chenopodium quinoa has been cultivated for more than 6000 years. It is also called the “Gold of the Incas”. It was considered […]

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Acai berry juice

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Acai berry is a purple berry that grows on the acai palm, a palm tree belonging to the Arecaceae family and that measures from 25 to 30 m high. Acai palms grow in Central and South America, in particularly in Brazil (in the Amazon forest) where the acai berry has been valued for centuries by […]

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Blueberry benefits

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Blueberry is a plant that belongs to the Ericaceae family and the Vaccinium genus. Blueberries come originally from North America and have been praised since centuries for their blueberry benefits. They are also found in Canada, Europe and Southern Hemisphere and the fruits reach maturity from May to August or September. Blueberry is one of […]

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Organic wines

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History of Wine Drinking wine is not new and traces back to 5000BC to 6000BC, probably from Iran. Wine drinking was common in Greece or in the Roman Empire and was often associated with ceremonial events. In Europe, wine production followed the fall of the Roman Empire and was adopted by the Catholic church as […]

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The super fruits and a close-up on organic tart cherry juice

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What are super fruits? Super fruits are fruits that are promoted through the evidence of the health benefits they provide. Super fruits are rich in nutrients and antioxidants and can be included in the daily diet for general wellness. Super fruits include rare fruits that are attractive for their novelty and that are sold as […]

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