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Update on the Awesome 05.23.17

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Update on the Awesome 05.23.17

Melody of The Essential Mother blog wrote this very positive review about the Awesome.  You can check it out here .  Melody writes about all aspects of motherhood but has a particular passion for the importance of nutrition in regards to treating chronic illnesses of she which has had personal experience.  It's a great and quick read!  Allison of the Flabs to Fitness blog provides a little more in depth description of each one of our flavors in addition to sharing her enthusiasm for the Awesome.  Her blog can be read here.   Allison also put together this very creative recipe for "Spicy Pizza...

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Article on "Spoon University" and new podcast with "Reluctant Preppers"

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Article on "Spoon University" and new podcast with "Reluctant Preppers"

Over the past couple weeks we've gotten some great press out of two interviews.  Please check them out at the links below!  "Spoon University"-Paula Cappelin did a really nice job with the article.  She knows her food, did a good job of explaining all of our different flavors and put together some sweet photos.  Definitely worth checking out and sharing as much as you're able on social media."Reluctant Preppers" Dunagun Kaiser asked some really good questions and provided some great feedback on the slices. In addition to explaining the origins and inspiration behind Sweetpotato Awesome we were also able to...

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Additional notes about our website launch...

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Additional notes about our website launch...

It's been almost a week since we've launched our website and I wanted to quickly mention three additional points. 1. Crowdsourcing without the Crowdsourcer...A number of people have asked me if they can buy the Awesome in their part of the country. Right now there are only two places it's available which are sweetpotatoawesome.com and the Intuitive Forager's Downtown Third Farmer's Market  (here in Vegas on Fridays from 9 am to 2pm). Selling in stores tends to be a costly endeavor for young food companies requiring significant volume to make it profitable.  Freeze drying, a process that yields a unique taste, long shelf life and high nutrient...

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Origin of the Sweetpotato

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The specific origin of the sweetpotato is not known but it is believed to be first grown and cultivated in either Central or South America dating as far back as 6000 BCE.  Wikipedia reports that according to one researcher the sweetpotato originated somewhere between the "Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico and the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela."  Others propose that the first location of this root vegetable was in Peru.  Jennifer Harbster, a Research and Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress, reports in her post "A Sweetpotato History" that: "The earliest cultivation records of the sweet potato date to 750 BCE...

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