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Starwest Sourcing Stories: Elderberries

Starwest Sourcing Stories: Elderberries

Sambucus tree, elderberries contain natural substances called flavonoids that have been reported to help fight inflammation and boost the immune system.* High in fiber, elderberries also have nutritional benefits including Vitamin A, potassium and Vi...
Starwest Sourcing Stories: Ceylon Cinnamon

Starwest Sourcing Stories: Ceylon Cinnamon

Cinnamon is one spice that we hardly think twice about including in our pantry. It is a must have; a trusty standby; the go to spice when the holidays come around. But did you know there are two types of cinnamon in the market today - Ceylon and Cass...
Starwest Sourcing Stories: Turmeric

Starwest Sourcing Stories: Turmeric

While it may seem like turmeric has suddenly become all the rage in wellness communities here in the U.S., the use of turmeric dates back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture in this part of India. Celebrated for both its culinary and wellness...
Starwest Sourcing Stories: Cardamom

Starwest Sourcing Stories: Cardamom

While we may not always grab Cardamom first from our cabinet, culinarians and health professionals alike know that it’s one the wellness world’s best kept secrets.The ayurvedic nature of cardamom has been utilized for centuries. The powerful&nbs...
​ 5 Health Benefits of Sprouts

​ 5 Health Benefits of Sprouts

There’s no question that a nutritious diet is a major factor in overall health. If you’re looking for a natural boost on your wellness journey, sprouts (edible, germinated seeds with shoots) are a unique culinary option that can support a healthy lif...