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African Chef scoops awards with Baobab Chilli Jam!

African Chef scoops awards with Baobab Chilli Jam!

This year was the Tenth annual Devon Food & Drink Awards and EcoProducts congratulates Malcolm of The African Chef for winning both Best Newcomer and Best New product for their Baobab Chilli Jam.  Excellent news for you, Malcolm and thank you for all you do spreading the word about Baobab fruit!

Honey for Sugar

Honey for Sugar

A reader asks:" Why do you need to add water to the jam recipe and can I replace the sugar with honey?"   Baobab fruit powder pectin and fruit acids making it an ideal fruit for making jam. (Baobab jam tastes a bit like apricot jam.)  However, unlike most fruits which have a wet pulp, baobab has […]

Baobab fruit powder: a jamboree!

Baobab fruit powder: a jamboree!

Last week when the Venda women came to visit the EcoProducts factory, we decided to do something deliciously fun in the afternoon! I taught them how to make baobab jam and they each went home with a jar that we had made that day.  The idea is for them to make it themselves at home […]

The African Chef loves baobab!

The African Chef loves baobab!

Apart from Malcolm Riley's company The African Chef being the first to launch baobab fruit into the UK market, it also supports wildlife conservation with a percentage of all sales going towards the David Shepherd Wildlife Fund. Malcolm, came across baobab products at the Mthanjara Women’s Co-operative, whilst visiting his native Zambia. Baobab jam was being […]