Looking for an alternative to jelly beans for this weekend’s festivities? To this day, Jelly Belly jelly beans are my favorite way to satisfy a candy craving. But having kids has made me think twice about the amount of sugar my family ingests. Check out the head to head comparison (I know, I know, who's going to stop eating Jelly Beans for Easter, but this is pretty eye-opening).
Ah, National Pecan Day. One of our favorite days of the year. Here are some fun facts about pecans you might not have known:Continue Reading
Last week at Expo West, the largest natural products trade show in the world, I had the privilege to interview three natural products leaders who successfully sold their businesses to larger companies.
The theme of the panel was "selling without selling out." As someone who cares a lot about my family's health, and the future of the food system, this was a fascinating conversation. "Big food" is scrambling to survive as many 100 year old brands are starting to lose traction, and companies like Campbell's, General Mills, Kelloggs, Kraft and Danone are snapping up better-for-you brands like Justin's, Annie's, and Noosa Yogurt.Continue Reading
Join Olomomo's Founder, Justin Perkins, on a quick tour of the Olomomo Nut Factory near Boulder, Colorado. Video featured on New Hope Network.Continue Reading
#NuttyGoodAdventure women Georgina Miranda, Emma Walker, Elizabeth Williams, and Jessica Hamel train for climbing Pico de Orizaba, the highest peak in Mexico.
Ten years ago, Georgina Miranda couldn't even run a mile. Then she read an article about atrocities in Congo that inspired her to make a difference.Continue Reading
Have you ever had the itch to do something extraordinary? A dream? An idea of a better way to live, or a call to adventure?
If you have, that voice in your head is OLOMOMO, the monkey god of adventure, nudging you to "go for it!"
At OLOMOMO, we're all about living the dream. Or more specifically, "owning the dash."
Here's the story of where "owning the dash" originated:Continue Reading
One may think the history of almonds wasn’t as exciting and flavorful before OLOMOMO...
However, humans have been incorporating almonds, and roasted almonds, into their daily lives for a long time. Archeologists have found evidence of roasted nuts as far back as 10,000 years ago. They have long been the ultimate survival food for primates like us.
My name is Justin Perkins, I’m the founder of this nutty, adventurous little business called Olomomo. Here’s my story. Watch the video above that captures the essence of our origins on The Cooking Channel, or read on. I hope it inspires you.Continue Reading