Polyphenols: What They Are and How They Impact Your Health

Polyphenols are one of the three major groups of antioxidants. Antioxidants play a significant role in maintaining your health and wellness, protecting the cells in your body from free radical damage that can lead to tissue degradation. There are more than 500 unique polyphenols that can be further categorized into flavonoids, phenolic acids, stilbenes, and… Continue reading Polyphenols: What They Are and How They Impact Your Health

Strengthening the Future of Food Traceability with the Power of Blockchain Technology

When there is the mention of blockchain technology, people almost immediately think of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Litecoin. However, the technology goes far beyond being a new type of currency. What makes the blockchain so revolutionary is the underlying technology. Blockchain’s Underlying Architecture Blockchain technology has reinvented the way information is stored and shared… Continue reading Strengthening the Future of Food Traceability with the Power of Blockchain Technology

Top 3 Reasons Why Chefs Commit to Certain Vendors

Chefs may be willing to experiment with different flavors, textures, and elements; however, they will never risk quality. Rather than substitute an ingredient with an inferior alternative, they would prefer to change the dish entirely. Chefs are critical about their ingredients with good reason. If you’ve ever seen them buying at the market, they’re laser-focused… Continue reading Top 3 Reasons Why Chefs Commit to Certain Vendors

Millennials: Foods They Love and How They Buy Them

The youngest Millennials are about to graduate college while the oldest are probably settling into their newly purchased homes. And while the gap may be significant, as consumers, they are discerning and critical of their purchases, especially when it comes to food. We can thank Millennials for the rise of foodie culture. As the generation… Continue reading Millennials: Foods They Love and How They Buy Them

Marine Phytoplankton: The Sustainable Source of Omega-3 EPA

Phytoplankton are microscopic marine organisms. Through photosynthesis, they generate approximately 50% of the oxygen on earth, making them indispensable for life on earth. Marine micro-algae and phytoplankton are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) which are essential to healthy metabolism and have been linked to healthy aging throughout life. As an excellent… Continue reading Marine Phytoplankton: The Sustainable Source of Omega-3 EPA

Khayyan and Emperatriz: The Story

INNOVATION • SUSTAINABILITY • TRACEABILITY • AUTHENTICITY • TRADITION Khayyan is recognized by hospitality groups and other culinary professionals for being the first company to introduce monovarietal EVOO to them. We led the conversation around an EVOO’s acidity, smoke point and polyphenol count among other characteristics which may influence flavor and expected consistency of certain… Continue reading Khayyan and Emperatriz: The Story

Why Seaweed is a Super Food: The Health Benefits of Using Seaweed

Of all the things that grow on this green Earth of ours, seaweed is surely one of its most curious plants. Scientifically called macroalgae, seaweed is widely used for a wide variety of purposes, from making food for animals and humans to developing certain pharmaceutical compounds and serving as a fertilizer for crops. You can… Continue reading Why Seaweed is a Super Food: The Health Benefits of Using Seaweed