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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 [...]

2811, 2016

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good for You

November 28th, 2016|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

For decades, Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for everything from the flu to halting hiccups. Many people believe that it can also whiten teeth. While those benefits haven’t yet been studied, apple cider vinegar has been found to help regulate blood sugar, which is very beneficial to people with diabetes. It can also promote better digestion and help you lose weight. [...]

1310, 2016

North Coast Organic Is Committed to Sustainability

October 13th, 2016|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

North Coast Organic is committed to using sustainable business practices that make us better stewards of the environment. We are constantly looking for ways to lower our energy usage and carbon footprint, while continuing to provide our customers with the wholesome organic apple products they love. Following are just some of our sustainability practices: We create renewable energy through solar power – We have completely covered [...]

1109, 2016

A look into the future with North Coast Organic

September 11th, 2016|North Coast Juices & Ciders|

North Coast Organic is poised for growth, and local Sebastopol apple growers are feeling the benefits. The family label of Manzana Products, Co. since the mid-1940’s, North Coast Organic produces a full line of organic apple juices, apple sauces, and apple cider vinegars. All North Coast Organic products are 100% certified organic, non-GMO verified and made with only US grown apples. The brand’s growing [...]

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