Sustainable

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What is Basmati Rice?

When browsing at grocery stores or on food websites, you may have come across basmati rice.  Basmati is a special rice with a delicate flavor that should not be paired with everything like regular white rice cab be. So, just what is basmati rice and when you should you use basmati over white rice? Basmati rice is a type of rice grown in the Himalayas and Pakistan. It is a long grain rice that is characterized by a light nutty flavor. Basmati can be found in the gourmet section of your supermarket or at a Middle Eastern grocer. Basmati is a rice…

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Get Inspiralized! (The Interview)

Today we are launching our Food Innovators Series! At The Real Co., we believe that farmers are celebrities and that as Hippocrates stated, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. This series will introduce you to people who live that ethos and are changing the lives of others with that knowledge. We will discuss their origin, journey and the impact that they are having on their communities. Nancy M. from The Real Co. recently interviewed Food Innovator Alissandra (Ali) Maffucci, a star in the food revolution.She is a major force in the shift towards plant based eating and is…

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The Real Co. How We Go Beyond Single Origin with Sustainable Agriculture

At The Real Co. our mission doesn’t end with ensuring full transparency Single Origin. The consumerism we see today is making people sick (physically and mentally), the planet sicker and certain people very rich. At The Real Co. we not only understand the importance of Single Origin products, for both the planet we live on and the people who live in it, but we recognize that the only through the practice of sustainable agriculture can we espouse to do good. In the simplest terms, Sustainable Agriculture is the production of food or animal products using farming techniques that protect our…

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