JEM Organics does not cut corners! We source the highest quality USDA Certified Organic ingredients on the planet from carefully chosen environmentally responsible vendors.
Almonds keep your heart healthy by lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol. Packed with Vitamin E, Magnesium and Potassium, almonds help oxygen and other nutrients flow in the blood and reach your heart. Almonds also contain calcium, which can help build strong bones. Found in Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter, Cashew Cardamom Almond Butter, Coffee Cashew Almond Butter, Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter, Superberry Almond Butter, Salted Caramel Almond Butter and Naked Almond Butter.
Cashews provide an excellent source of protein, can improve blood sugar control and help with weight loss. They are especially rich in unsaturated fats, which are linked to a lower risk of heart disease. They are also low in natural sugar. Found in Cashew Cardamom Almond Butter, Cashew Curry Tahini, Coffee Cashew Almond Butter, Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter, Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter, Salted Caramel Almond Butter
Hazelnuts are loaded with antioxidants, Vitamin E, dietary fiber and healthy fats. They can help reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol, protect against cell damage and reduce weight gain. Found in Maple Pecan Hazelnut Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut Butter.
Pecans are filled with Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Phosphorus. Pecans are surprisingly low in natural sugars, improve digestion, boosts immunity, good for your skin and are heart healthy. Found in Maple Pecan Hazelnut Butter.
Bursting with fiber, minerals and unsaturated fats, pistachios can help keep your blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol in check. Their fiber can also help build “good” bacteria in your gut. Found in Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter.
Packed with Vitamin C, this shrub produces cherry-like berries that aren’t really cherries. These berries have been used to treat liver ailments, digestion issues, dysentery, coughs and colds. The Acerola berry is also an astringent, which helps treat skin blemishes and improves elasticity. Found in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Cacao Nibs and Cacao Powder
Cacao nibs are a perfect alternative for the chocolate lover. Low in sugar and packed with nutrients, they are a great source of fiber, protein and healthy fats and contain iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese and copper. Cacao powder is the result of crushing cocao beans and removing the cacao butter. Cocao is one of the richest sources of polyphenols, which are natural antioxidants. It’s also full of flavanols, which have great anti-inflammatory effects. Found in Chocolate Hazelnut Butter.
Camu Camu Berry (Ka-moo)
This gem of the earth is harvested in Peru and selected by our team due to its nutrient-dense qualities. Camu camu is a tart berry, but very high in Vitamin C and impressive amounts of antioxidants. These berries also contain bioflavonoids, amino acids and beta-carotene. Found in our Superberry Almond Butter and Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Known as the “Queen of Spices,” Cardamom has a rich association with traditional Chinese medicine for its soothing effects on digestion. Cardamom also helps lower blood pressure and has antioxidant and diuretic properties. Found in Cashew Cardamom Almond Butter.
Cinnamon has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. It’s loaded with highly potent polyphenol antioxidants which gives it anti-inflammatory properties. Cinnamon may improve some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, trigycerides and blood pressure. Found in Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter.
Coconut sugar is a natural sugar made from coconut palm sap. Unlike refined sugar and other sweeteners, it is a low glycemic alternative and retains many of the nutrients found in the coconut palm, including iron, zinc, calcium and potassium along with polyphenol antioxidants and healthy fatty acids. Found in all of our nut butters except Naked Almond Butter.
Also known as the “Spice of Life,” Curry Powder has potent anti-inflammatory properties, may improve heart health and blood flow, contains powerful antioxidants and can boost brain and digestive health. This powder is a proprietary blend of Turmeric, Coriander, Fenugreek, Ginger, Mustard Seed, Black Pepper, Cayenne and other spices. Turmeric is what gives curry its yellow color and has been used as a medicinal herb in India for thousands of years. Found in Cashew Curry Tahini.
Certified Organic Fair-Trade Coffee Beans
Coffee beans contain a variety of well publicized health benefits. Coffee helps you feel more energized, burn fat and improves physical performance. It may also lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. We are pleased to use certified organic and certified fair-trade coffee beans from our friends at Strictly Organic Coffee Company, also based in Bend, Oregon. Found in Coffee Cashew Almond Butter.
Elderberries are one of the most common medicinal plants in the world. Native Americans traditionally used them to treat infections and the Ancient Egyptians used them to treat burns. Today, elderberries are very popular as a supplement to treat cold and flu symptoms. The berries and even the flowers of elderberries are stocked with vitamins and antioxidants that boost your immune system. They can even help tame inflammation and reduce stress. Found in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Eleuthero Root (Siberian Ginseng)
Eleuthero root (commonly known as Siberian ginseng) is an Asian herb that’s been used for thousands of years as a healing remedy in folk medicine. As an adaptogen, research shows it protects the body from various stresses and increases blood flow to the brain, improving mental acuity. It is also believed to boost energy levels and physical performance while reducing fatigue. Found in Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter.
This "herb of longevity", gotu kola is a staple in Chinese, Indonesian and Ayurvedic medicine. The plant has been credited with boosting brainpower, healing skin issues and promoting liver and kidney health. Found in Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter.
Jacobsen Sea Salt
We are pleased to feature kosher sea salt in a number of our products from our local friends at Portland, Oregon-based Jacobsen Salt Co. Harvested from the cold, pristine waters of Netarts Bay on the Oregon Coast, Jacobsen salts have garnered worldwide favor for their pure taste by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Found in Salted Caramel Almond Butter and Naked Almond Butter.
Organic lemon powder is made from organic lemon juice and organic lemon oil and creates a taste as powerful as lemon juice itself, although in a much more concentrated form. The Vitamin C packed powder has many diverse applications and offers a variety of health benefits including aiding in weight loss, digestion, reducing risk of heart disease and clearing common ailments such as clogged sinuses. Found in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
This sweet fruit grown in South America, also known as the “gold of the Incas,” has been used as a traditional remedy in South America for centuries. We use it in a number of our formulations as it contains a variety of antioxidants and is particularly rich in polyphenols and carotenoids, which are known for their anti-inflammatory, cancer fighting and heart-health promoting properties. It’s also packed with xanthophylls, which promote eye health and good vision and high levels of Vitamin C. Found in Cashew Cardamom Almond Butter, Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter and Superberry Almond Butter.
Our most popular product features USDA Certified Organic maca root (in powder form). Maca is a plant native to Peru that has historically been known for its benefits in connection with fertility and sex drive. It is highly nutritious and a great source of vitamins and minerals including Vit C, copper and iron. In addition to documented male and female sexual health benefits, maca can improve mood and boost sports performance and energy. We use the finest Single Plantation Lepedium Peruvian Chacon heirloom maca from Sol Raiz Organics which offers unparalleled medicinal, nutritional and therapeutic properties. Found in Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter.
We use certified organic maple sugar which is unrefined and free of flavorings and other additives, as compared to nonorganic varieties. Maple sugar is a good source of nutrients, antioxidants and serves as a healthier, lower glycemic alternative to other sweeteners. It is also a good source of inulin, which can aid in improving gut health. Found in Maple Pecan Hazelnut Butter.
Maqui Berry (Ma-Kee)
The maqui berry is a small dark purple fruit that grows in South America. Known as a “superfruit” due to its ancient medicinal properties including anti-inflammatory properties, blood sugar control and heart health. It has a tart blackberry-like flavor and is a key ingredient in our Superberry and Elderberry Cashew flavors. Found in Superberry Almond Butter and Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Mulberries are sweet in flavor and also plentiful in nutrients. They contain high amounts of iron and vitamin C as well as potassium and vitamin E. Mulberries improve digestion, increase circulation, build bone tissue and can increase metabolism. Found in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Featured in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter, this sweet and tart red berry has more health benefits than most people realize. High in fiber, vitamin c and antioxidants, these berries help prevent cell damage as well as positively impacting your blood sugar levels. Found in our Elderberry Cashew Almond Butter.
Sesame seeds are tiny oil-rich seeds, grown in tropical regions throughout the world with many health benefits. Sesame seeds are an excellent source of fiber and a nutritious source of healthy fats, plant protein, B vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other compounds. Found in Cashew Curry Tahini.
Turmeric is the spice that gives our Cashew Curry Tahini its yellow color. Turmeric has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which has major scientifically proven benefits for your body and brain. Curcumin has the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer and is a potent anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant. Found in Cashew Curry Tahini.
We source our vanilla from heirloom Tahitian vanilla beans. Vanilla is rich in antioxidants and is a great multi-tasking spice to have in your natural diet with health benefits ranging from hair growth to soothing digestive inflammation. Found in Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter, Cashew Cardamom Almond Butter, Salted Caramel Almond Butter, Chocolate Hazelnut Butter, Coffee Cashew Almond Butter, Superberry Almond Butter, Maple Pecan Hazelnut Butter and Pistachio Ginseng Cashew Butter