Jem Organic Nut Butter Blog

  • "That Stuff Is Crack" - Martha Hunt On Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter

    Hair and makeup done, dressed in perfect-fitting high fashion - let’s talk supermodels. They’re always in the spotlight, always taking photos, and always looking oh-so-good. Supermodels stick to some of the most strict diets to keep their physique at the top of its game. Not all supermodel diets need to be strictly carrot juice and celery. Martha Hunt recently did an interview with Harper's Bazaar outlining everything she eats on a day-to-day basis. One of the foods in her daily diet is very familiar to us here at JEM. Martha Hunt indulges on our very own Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter - specifically on an English muffin (skip to 0:30 in the video linked below). Martha explains its hints of sweetness deriving from our healthier cane sugar alternative, coconut sugar. She also describes it as “crack”, “so good”, and “delicious”. We’re happy you like our “crack” as much as we do, Martha!

     

  • Good Food Awards Winners!

    We’ve been keeping this news under wraps for a long time and are super excited to let everyone know we are 2020 Good Food Awards Winners! Both of our finalist flavors, Cinnamon Maca and Coffee Cashew, have won in the categories they were each nominated for. The Good Food Awards spotlight the best of the best in the food industry. This is the 10th year the Good Food Awards have been granting various culinary creations with accolades in their respective category. This is also the second time JEM has won a Good Food Award as Cinnamon Maca won in the pantry category in 2017.

     

    Both Cinnamon Maca and Coffee Cashew were selected out of nearly 2,000 entries for this year’s Good Food Awards. Including both awards that JEM received, there were 219 winners out of 403 finalists representing 42 states this year. Receiving another award is an honor and something we hold to the highest regard here at JEM. The Good Food Awards don’t only recognize products for their taste. They also recognize the companies that make them for bringing products that are all around good for consumers and the environment to the market. Being recognized alongside other companies with similar values to ours is something we are very prideful about. JEM received two of 19 awards that went to completely organic and vegan products. These 19 winners, including both our Cinnamon Maca and Coffee Cashew, were also recognized by New Hope Network for their innovation and push for the environmentally aware and socially responsible movement in the food industry. Being a part of this movement that not only benefits the consumer, but the entire chain of production is incredibly fulfilling.

    Thank you to all of our loyal customers and fans who helped us reach this point and receive these incredibly prestigious recognitions. It is truly humbling and we will continue to hold ourselves to this standard and bring incredible products to our lineup.

    The New Hope Network article recognizing the 19 completely organic and vegan winners can be found here.

  • JEM Organics and VegNews

    We’ve Been Featured!

    We’re so excited that our Salted Caramel Cashew Almond Butter was chosen as the staff favorite in this month’s issue of VegNews magazine. Being that VegNews is the largest source of vegan recipes, news, and more, we are so honored to have our product featured as the staff favorite. We put a lot of time and effort into the research and development of our nut butters to bring our customers the best possible product and it looks like the staff at VegNews agrees.

    What Is VegNews?

    VegNews magazine is the ultimate source for all things vegan. The magazine was launched in 2000 and is now the largest vegan media brand in the world. The magazine is in front of more than 2.5 million sets of eyes each month across all of its platforms (print, digital and social). VegNews provides the latest and greatest news in the plant-based community. Ranging from vegan recipes to must-know health updates all the way to miscellaneous life advice, VegNews has it all. That being said, we are so grateful and excited to be featured in this month’s holiday edition.

    What Was Featured?

    One of our most popular and favorite products in the JEM lineup took the spotlight this month. Our Salted Caramel Cashew Almond Butter was the staff favorite at VegNews, and; for good reason. All of our nut butters go through an extensive process before being jarred and enjoyed. The Salted Caramel Cashew Almond butter, in particular, is carefully crafted with locally and internationally sourced quality ingredients to bring the best flavor to the table (pun intended). 

  • We Are A 2020 Good Food Awards Finalist!

    We are so incredibly proud and fortunate to be a finalist in the 2020 Good Food Awards! The Good Food Awards. By shining a spotlight on the taste-making crafters at the vanguard of deliciousness and social and environmental excellence, the Awards catalyzes a shift in spending towards truly good food.

    JEM Organics was selected from 1,835 entries to the 10th annual Good Food Awards, these 403 products represent 42 states and have passed vetting for category-specific sustainability standards. 

    Good Food Awards FinalistWe are proud to have our Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter as a finalist entry in the Confections category (after already winning in the Pantry category in 2017) well as our Coffee Cashew Almond Butter in the Pantry category. 

    Being represented and recognized again by the Good Food Awards is an honor and privilege we celebrate at JEM Organics. Being presented side-by-side with other like-minded companies is evidence enough the passion and pride put into our nut butter products pays off. 

    The 2020 Finalists recognized are emphasizing fairness and transparency from seed to plate, promoting safe and enjoyable working environments, and safeguarding biodiversity by creating products free of genetically modified ingredients. JEM Organics, like the other Finalists from across the 17 categories, is crafting food that is good for both consumers and the environment, favoring practices that build soil health for generations to come without the use of pesticides and herbicides.

    Although the Winners won't be announced until Friday, January 17, 2020, at a 1,000 person gala in the historic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center and the industry-only Good Food Mercantile, we are celebrating our inclusion today. We hope you'll celebrate along with us and invite all your friends and family to enjoy our ridiculously delicious nut butter creations!

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