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At Project Juice, we consistently keep the environment in mind and seek ways to make our business practices more sustainable. In honor of Earth Day, we want to share four things we do towards this effort today: 1.) Support organic farming practices by sourcing USDA certified organic ingredients. Organic produce is free from toxic pesticides and chemicals, and encourages biodiversity. We always source the freshest ingredients that are not just good for YOU, but also good for the environment. ...Read More »
It seems there’s always a new superfood on the horizon, but turmeric is truly timeless. This golden root’s anti-inflammatory properties have been celebrated for many centuries in Asia, so it’s about time we caught on to the Turmeric Latte bandwagon! Read on for insight into this cancer-fighting, memory-boosting, heart-protecting superfood and how to incorporate it into your daily routine! WHAT IS TURMERIC? Turmeric is a bright yellow-orange colored rhizome in the same family as ginger. This ...Read More »
Globally, 46% of produce never makes it from farm to fork. In the U.S., with 20% of produce not leaving the farm simply due to cosmetic imperfections, the problem begins at harvest and the ripple effect of this waste is deep reaching. Here are a few examples of the detrimental social, environmental, and economic impact of this waste: Wasted food produces 14% of greenhouse gases in the U.S. 25% of fresh water in the U.S. is used to produce food that never gets eaten 1 in 6 Americans are food ...Read More »
Food waste is an international epidemic that lands 2 billion pounds of produce in the trash annually! So called “imperfect” or “ugly produce” contributes to this waste in a big way. In fact, 20% of produce never makes it off of the farm due to cosmetic imperfections! Despite boasting perfect nutritional profiles, the curvy cucumber, crooked carrot, undersized apple, and misshapen strawberry routinely get discarded from harvests because they do not meet aesthetic expectations of buyers. It is ...Read More »