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EcoProducts is always up to something baobab.  Keep up with all our articles, activities and insights into the world of baobab trees.

Baobab fruit harvesting – a truly sustainable practice

From time to time, we get a question from concerned consumers about the sustainability of wild harvesting baobab fruit pods.  We’re always pleased when people ask this  because it means they’re the kind of consumers we appreciate – those who consider the environment when making purchase decisions. Find out how EcoProducts harvests baobab seed pods sustainably…

EcoProducts gets FSSC 22000 certified!

EcoProducts Baobab fruit powder production facility has been certified FSSC 22000.  FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification is a highly regarded level of food certification that meets global standards.   FSSC 22000 is fully recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

Baobab Hot Toddy

Baobab Hot Toddy

Soothing, warming and comforting, this Baobab Hot Toddy is one of those simple but powerful hot drinks that will raise your spirits as well as strengthen your immune system.

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Talk with Enviropreneurs

There are entrepeneurs, solopreneurs, socialpreneurs. And then there are enviropreneurs! In April 2017 I was invited to give a talk on Enviropreneurship to students from the University of Venda.

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2017 April: Thank you LTT Bolt & Nut

Thank you to LTT Bolt & Nut for their generous donations to the Baobab Foundation. Pre-school creches are sadly neglected in these rural areas of the Limpopo so it’s always great news when we receive donations for much needed equipment and facilities.

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Upside-down baobab beer

Working out in the field monitoring baobab fruit is thirsty work! So what could be better than to relax with a Drifter’s Upside Down Baobab & Ginger Weiss Beer as you settle down for the night under a magnificent Baobab tree…

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Mango bao-berry smoothie bowl

Smoothies are wonderful for when you want breakfast in a hurry, but smoothie bowls are just the thing when you’re wanting to savour crunch, creaminess and fruity succulence all at the same time.

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2017 Jan: donation brings joy to Tshedza & Zwigodini creches

We’re so grateful for the generosity of Nancy Nehoray who has donated to two Pre-school creches in rural areas of the Limpopo. Creches and pre-schools are sadly neglected when it comes to basic resources for the children. So it’s always BIG news when we receive donations for much needed equipment and facilities.

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All Natural Handmade Baobab Body Butter

You don’t have to spend a fortune on gifts and pampering body-care treats. You can easily make this luscious and richly moisturising baobab body butter yourself. It smells heavenly and feels smooth and luxurious, absorbing quickly into the skin.

Harissa Bao-bread

This is a cheesy bread that’s big on flavour, the baobab powder lending a light sour-dough taste. The harissa gives a burst of spice and some heat, while the rosemary tops it off with a herby tang.

Lemon, Coconut & Sesame Baobab Bliss Balls

These lemon, coconut & sesame baobab bliss balls will take hardly any energy and time to make, instead they’ll give you an energy boost as well as rev up your tastebuds! A quick, easy & yummy snack for lunchboxes or to blitz the afternoon sugar-craving.

2016 Aug: The Little BIG BAOBAB Book

Inspired by her PhD research on baobab trees, Dr Sarah Venter wanted to make the fascinating information usually available only in obscure scientific papers, available to a much broader audience including children. The Little BIG BAOBAB book is for everyone who loves baobab trees…