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2208, 2017

5 Surprising Facts About Apple Sauce

August 22nd, 2017|North Coast Apple Sauces|

5 Surprising Facts About Applesauce Learn some surprising facts about a favorite childhood snack. By Zuzu Perkal Presented by Let’s take a walk down memory lane. Remember when you were a kid and your mom or dad would pack an applesauce in your lunch box? Maybe you’d go to the grocery store to pick out your favorite brand, or trade snacks at the [...]

1508, 2017

Back to School With North Coast Organic

August 15th, 2017|North Coast Apple Sauces, North Coast Juices & Ciders|

Fall is the time of year that children everywhere head back to school and a healthy and wholesome lunch is an important part of every school child’s day. In most schools, students have the option of bringing their own lunch, leaving parents wondering what foods are best to pack. North Coast Organic is here to help. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, [...]

3107, 2017

The Beloved Gravenstein Apple

July 31st, 2017|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

The Gravenstein is a very special heirloom apple that is only grown in Nova Scotia and Sonoma County, CA, home of North Coast Organic. Our wonderful climate of refreshing morning fog and warm, lazy afternoons is a perfect match for the Gravenstein’s needs. This apple has been long celebrated for its unique and exceptional taste, and for good reason. Even Luther Burbank, famed horticulturist and [...]

1307, 2017

Honeybees Fight Extinction

July 13th, 2017|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

Praise for the Pollinators Bees are the world’s primary pollinators. Without honeybees, many cultivated crops and wild plants would be unable to grow and thrive. In fact, according to many estimates, one-third of all of the food we eat and beverages we drink are made possible by pollination, mainly by honeybees. Pollination is the transfer of pollen between the male and female parts of flowers [...]

2004, 2017

Apple Trees Are Beautiful in Every Season

April 20th, 2017|News|

Apple trees are beautiful every time of year, and at North Coast Organic, we are especially fond of our local apple trees. So fond of them, in fact, we sometimes wander out into the apple orchards surrounding our processing plant to see how the trees are doing. As the seasons change, so they do they – in some pretty spectacular ways! Here is what we [...]

2004, 2017

Why We Love Luther Burbank

April 20th, 2017|News|

“It has often been said that if the Gravenstein could be had throughout the year, no other apple need be grown.”  – Luther Burbank Born in 1849 and inspired by Charles Darwin, Luther Burbank introduced over 800 new varieties of fruits, flowers, vegetables, and grains over his 55-year career. He is responsible for developing many of the plums and prunes still grown today in California, [...]

2004, 2017

Why You Should Beware of Ascorbic Acid: Synthetic Vitamin C?

April 20th, 2017|News|

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, meaning that your body doesn't store it. You have to get what you need from food, including citrus fruits, broccoli, and tomatoes. When individuals are not getting enough vitamin C in their diets, they often take synthetic vitamin C supplements. Nearly all vitamin C supplements on the market are made from ascorbic acid. Many juices and fruit products are loaded up [...]

1904, 2017

Come to the 2017 Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival

April 19th, 2017|News|

Spring is a wonderful time in Sebastopol, home of North Coast Organic, because the apple orchards all around town blossom in unison. The warmer days of April encourage the flower buds of our local apple trees to swell, flush with pink, before their pure white flowers burst open. The sweet fragrance of new apple blossoms permeates the air, which is equally enticing. To celebrate this [...]

2401, 2017

How North Coast Organic Is Helping Our Local Apple Growers Thrive

January 24th, 2017|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

For many decades, the area around Sebastopol, CA where North Coast Organic is located, was known as “apple country”. In the 1940s, nearly 15,000 acres of apple orchards blanketed Sonoma County, growing to over 22,000 acres in the 1980’s. But in the last few decades, this has all changed. Where once apple trees lined both sides of West County’s Gravenstein Highway as far as the [...]

1512, 2016

What Makes North Coast Organic Apple Products Taste So Good?

December 15th, 2016|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

Not only are our North Coast Organic apple products organic, healthy and wholesome, they also taste incredibly good. Many of our customers ask us what makes our apple juices, sauces, and apple cider vinegar taste so much better than other brands. Here’s what we tell them: We use only USDA certified organic apples grown right here in the United States. That’s important because our [...]

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