Brief history of African Colonialism
Colonialism in Africa stands as a pivotal chapter in the continent's history, leaving a profound and lasting impact on its people, societies, and political structures.
Is organic dried pineapple good for you?
Organic dried pineapple is made from fresh, organic pineapples that have been sliced and dehydrated. Unlike conventionally grown pineapples, organic pineapples are grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Can dried fruit fit into a paleo or keto diet?
Dried fruits have been around for centuries and are often enjoyed as a tasty and convenient snack. However, as more and more people turn to different diets, questions arise about whether dried fruits fit into certain eating plans, such as the paleo and keto diets.
The situation for smallholder farmers in Africa
Smallholder farmers are the backbone of African agriculture, producing over 80% of the food consumed on the continent. However, despite their crucial role in feeding the population, these farmers are facing numerous challenges that threaten their livelihoods and the food security of the region.
Ethical Sourcing: How Mavuno Harvest is Creating Positive Change
At Mavuno Harvest, we're passionate about sourcing high-quality, organic, and ethically-produced dried fruits from small-scale farmers. We believe that ethical sourcing is not only good for the environment, but it also has a positive impact on the communities we work with. In this blog post, we'll explore the impact of ethical sourcing and how Mavuno Harvest is creating positive change.
What's the difference between organic certification and non-GMO verification?
Organic certification and non-GMO verification are two distinct labeling systems that are designed to provide consumers with information about the food they purchase. While both are intended to promote transparency and give consumers more information about the production methods used to grow or produce the food, there are some important differences between the two.
Health benefits of organic coconut
Organic dried coconut has several health benefits that make it a popular food for people following the keto diet, which is a high-fat, low-carb diet that can help promote weight loss and improve metabolic health. But organic coconut isn't just healthy for those following the keto diet. Here are some of the potential benefits of organic dried coconut.
Ok what's the deal with sugar?
Organic dried fruits from Mavuno Harvest are a product with naturally occurring sugars. These dried fruits are made from whole fruits that are dried without added sugars or preservatives. While they do contain natural sugars, they are also a good source of fiber, vitamins, and other nutrients that are beneficial to our health.
What are the Peace Corps' 3 goals?
Many people have heard of the Peace Corps, but did you know Peace Corps actually has 3 stated goals?
What exactly is the Peace Corps?
The Peace Corps is a U.S.-government-run organization that sends American volunteers to developing countries to promote friendship and mutual understanding. Since its inception in 1961, the Peace Corps has sent over 240,000 volunteers to 141 countries around the world.
Discovering Africa: Ghana and the Ivory Coast
Our Operations Coordinator recently made their first trip to Africa to meet with our farmers and get their hands a little dirty. Read more about their experience.
All about Ghana!
Did you know that we source much of our fruit from Ghana? We first started working in Ghana in 2017 after a sourcing trip to West Africa. Situated in West...