Baobab fruit powder is rich in vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and iron. But it also has significant dietary fibre and acts as an excellent prebiotic thus contributing to the health of probiotics in the gut.
Kate Quilton, well known English TV presenter and journalist, visited EcoProducts this week to find out more about baobab powder and its superfood story.
7 reasons why Baobab Superfruit powder should be part of your culinary basic ingredients and in your kitchen cupboard. Delicious recipes – all with a baobab twist – to try out and enjoy! As well as the numerous health benefits you get from consuming this African superfood.
This lemon berry baobab cheesecake is delicious mix of zesty tartness of lemon, baobab and berries combined with the velvet creamy lusciousness of mascarpone and crème fraiche. It wakes up your taste buds at the same time as melting in your mouth.
Katherine Tudsbury is an experienced Cape Town-based Nutritional Therapist focusing on the prevention and cure of chronic, metabolic and degenerative diseases. Believing we can take full responsibility for our own wellbeing, she says: "Education is the key which will open the doors to healing by encouraging patients to accept responsibility for their health and embark on a healthy lifestyle." Nutritional therapy is […]
Jodi Wainstein from Nelspruit says "Your Baobab Powder is AWESOME, so easy to just add 2 tablespoons to a breakfast smoothie in the morning and know ive had my vitamin C and minerals for the day. Ive also given my 3 year old daughter a teaspoon in her mango juice and she had no complaints. Thank […]
Fans of baobab powder just keep growing! "Baobab powder!! I was so excited to try this! The taste is almost a sweet-sour taste, and once you add it to something like a shake, yogurt etc, you do not even notice the taste at all!! I tried the recipe for the mango shake on the container […]
Baobab powder gives cheesecake a zesty lift!
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!
So it was a great party! Keep it simple and soothing the morning after. Baobab pawpaw smoothie for New Year's Day breakfast. Sweet, seasonal, nourishing. http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/banana-and-pawpaw-smoothie
We tried out this wonderful drink posted by Aisha on her blog Foodlattio and it is fantastic! So refreshing and simply delicious on a hot summer's day: Ingredients: 500 ml cold water Juice of 3 lemons Juice of 2 limes 3 tbsps baobab fruit pulp powder Watermelon (as much as you want) 3 tsps honey […]
A few months ago, we told you about Healthbox SA which we think is such a cool concept! Each month, subscribers to Health Box SA are sent a luxurious combination of health, fitness and wellness products. Each item has been tried, tested and tasted by a panel of experts to ensure that what lands up on subscribers’ […]
It's really difficult to describe the taste of Baobab fruit powder…it's tart, a little zesty-sour, a hint of citrus, maybe lime, a tiny touch of sweet. Anyone who's tasted it will know immediately what we mean! If you have tasted baobab powder, please do add in your own words in the comment box! We came across this […]
Last month we told you about how the Baobab tree was being featured for a whole week at the Harvest Festival in Cornwall. The Eden Project which exists to "open our eyes to the wonders of nature" reckons that "the baobab fruit is one of nature's best." They have been a given a government grant to […]
We're thrilled to let you know that through our distributors NEO TRADING baobab powder is now available on line on Yuppiechef. So if you live in an area which doesn't have a retailer nearby which stocks baobab powder, go online and purchase from Yuppiechef. Delivery in South Africa is absolutely FREE!
Absolutely nothing goes to waste when we make our baobab oil and powder. We would potentially have three ‘waste’ products. The first is the shell of the fruit, which is cracked open to remove the power and seed in the primary stage of processing. The second is the seed coat, this is the very hard […]
Another delectable dish of deliciousness from the Baobab tree: Baobab Sorbet. Next time you want to impress your dinner guests, make this easy yet sophisticated sorbet for serving between courses or even as the dessert! Click here for the recipe: http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/baobab-sorbet and share this idea with a friend you know is planning a dinner party!
If you're looking for a reason why you might want to win a 200g tub of Baobab powder, here 's something light yet impressively interesting for dessert for your next dinner party. Try this simple and intriguing dessert idea: Passionfruit & Baobab sorbet delightfully served in grenadilla pods. Click here for the easy recipe: http://www.ecoproducts.co.za/recipe/baobab-and-granadilla-sorbet and don't forget to enter Faithful-to Nature's […]
PhytoTrade Africa have teamed with British Better Breakfast to promote Baobab Fruit powder. Have a look at what they say about why Baobab Superfruit powder is a great addition to your breakfast! http://betterbrekkie.com/why-baobab-is-good-for-you/
Greg has done a brilliant job of capturing the baobab oil and fruit powder production as well as the colourful Venda women and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the rich exceptionally beautiful imagery that he has managed to capture…
Baobab fan Gail Maytham tells us the following story: “At the beginning of August we were lucky enough
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 […]
Last week while on a photo shoot in Venda, the harvesters asked me where I went with all the baobab fruit I buy from them. So I said, why don’t you come and see? We worked out the taxi money from Venda and back and set a date for the following Thursday. The women […]
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 […]
After our community workshop on Monday, my manager Colly started visiting the villages to buy our first fruit for the season. The fruit are packed into bags then loaded onto our pick-up and trailer. Each women is paid on delivery, so that she does not have to wait for payment. The bags of fruit are transported […]