new ingredient: golden hunza raisins

October 30, 2008

our 3rd new ingredient of the week: organic golden raisins from the Hunza region in the Himalayas

hunza golden raisin

hunza golden raisin

along with their unique sweet taste, these gorgeous raisins add bright yellows and greens to your cereal.

learn more about these superfoods after the jump

everything’s more fun-za when it’s from the Hunza
these gilded gems are from the fantastically fertile Hunza Valley.  highly mineralized glacial waters from the Himalayas irrigate their vines 8,000 feet above sea level in a region where the people are noted for their longevity and absence of disease…oh, and the tastiest raisins you’ve never had.

health benefits: One of the richest sources of boron – Polyphenolic phytonutrients promote oral hygiene – May preserve eyesight – High in iron, potassium, calcium and B vitamins – No cholesterol or fat – Great energy source – World’s Healthiest Foods List

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