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2109, 2018

New Nutritional Facts are Here

September 21st, 2018|News|

In May of 2016, the FDA announced a newly designed Nutrition Facts label for processed and packaged foods with a compliance date originally marked for July 26th, 2018. That has now been extended to January 1st, 2020, or 2021 depending on the manufacturers’ annual food sales. We at North Coast decided to move forward and honor the original date in order to ensure that our [...]

409, 2018

APPLES – Why You Should Always Buy ORGANIC

September 4th, 2018|News|

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), apples are number 4 in the list of fruits and vegetables most likely to be highly contaminated with pesticides. Apples generally contain an average of 4.4 pesticide residues, including some at high concentrations. The Environmental Working Group is a respected and often quoted nonprofit organization that advocates for policies to protect global and individual health. In its [...]

2708, 2018

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

August 27th, 2018|News, North Coast Juices & Ciders|

Why Adding Apple Juice to Your Daily Regimen is a Healthy Practice We all know the old saying that eating an apple a day keeps the doctor away. It turns out that drinking apple juice also offers incredible health and fitness benefits. Not only is drinking a glass of apple juice a delicious way to start your day, more and more studies are touting the [...]

2108, 2018

Back to School with North Coast Organic

August 21st, 2018|News|

Fall is just around the corner and September is the perfect time of year to start good eating habits as soon as your kids head back to school. The old adage of “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” still holds true and North Coast Organic apple products provide some of the essential vitamins and minerals to keep children healthy for fall. Wholesome foods [...]

1607, 2018

North Coast Celebrates Gravenstein Heritage

July 16th, 2018|News|

Manzana Products holds a deep appreciation for heritage Gravenstein apples coupled with an eye to the future for organic apple products and sustainability. North Coast, Manzana’s own brand, is proud to be an annual sponsor of the Gravenstein Apple Fair. “The Gravenstein is the apple that made Sebastopol,” explains Mark Fitzgerald, General Manager of Manzana Products, producer of organic apple products located in Sebastopol. [...]

506, 2018

On the Endangered Species List – The Gravenstein Apple

June 5th, 2018|News|

Are the Gravenstein apples soon to disappear? The Gravenstein, a very special little heirloom apple, is grown only in Nova Scotia and Sonoma County, CA, home of North Coast Organic. According to Slow Food USA, the Gravenstein is in danger of becoming broadly extinct because of many reasons, the most observable is its difficulty to harvest. Gravenstein apples have short stems, and their trees produce [...]

506, 2018

Probiotic Power Comes to North Coast Organic

June 5th, 2018|North Coast Apple Sauces|

The digestive health benefits of probiotics have been studied for decades. More recently, studies have shown that probiotics can also help boost the immune system. As a result, probiotics are the largest growing new ingredient in supplements and foods. In fact, it’s anticipated that by 2021, probiotics will be the largest and most widely used ingredient to help consumers live healthier lives. What Are Probiotics [...]

506, 2018

Organic Foods on the Rise

June 5th, 2018|News|

Organic food consumption continues to increase rapidly in the United States, and has become one of the most noticeable trends in the food industry in decades. In fact, according to the 2017 Organic Industry Survey by the Organic Trade Association, Organic food sales in the U.S. totaled around $47 billion in 2016, reflecting an increase of 8.4 percent over the previous year. Organic now accounts [...]

2602, 2018

The Interesting History of the Apple

February 26th, 2018|News|

Many of us, who know and love the apple as a healthy, delicious fruit, might not be aware of where it originated, and how it became so popular in the United States. Here at North Coast Organic, we were curious ourselves, so we did a little research. Following are some of the interesting facts we found out about the wonderful, versatile apple and wanted to [...]

1602, 2018

Why Juice Concentrates are Bad for Your Health

February 16th, 2018|North Coast Apple Cider Vinegar, North Coast Juices & Ciders|

What is Fruit Juice Concentrate? March is National Nutrition Month, and in honor of that, we at North Coast Organic wanted to talk about fruit juice concentrate, and why it isn’t a good nutritional choice for our readers and their families. Fruit juice concentrate is made from fresh juice in order to lessen its shipment weight and lengthen its shelf life. Many consumers are familiar [...]

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