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Aneesh Popat The Chocolatier takes baobab challenge

  • 12
  • Oct
  • 2013

Renowned London based chocolate alchemist, and chocolatier to royalty, Michelin starred restaurants and luxury hotels, Aneesh Popat took the baobab challenge at the Eden project today. Making a delicious concoction of chocolate, baobab banana and spin sugar, Popat wowed audiences and tickled their tastebuds. With unusual combinations such as baobab and raspberry, and baobab and praline Popat took the challenge head on.

I just think if nature gives you something really nutritious like baobab to eat, if course it’s going to taste delicious

said Aneesh, who is also a philosophy graduate. As the final part of the challenge, Popat sculpted a baobab tree out of chocolate. Read the rest of this entry »

A great time at eden

  • 09
  • Oct
  • 2013

IMG-20131009-WA0002“I’m having a great time at eden” says Rosby Mthinda, Malawian baobab producer and PhytoTrade Africa member.

“I’ve met lots of visitors and told them all about our African baobab fruit. I’ve tried lots of new foods with baobab like ice cream, chocolate, jam, cake and even a smoothie!

“I’m going back to Malawi and tell all my friends and colleagues at Tree Crops about the amazing things that the eden project is doing to bring new products to the market here.”

Rosby’s journey to eden

  • 07
  • Oct
  • 2013

BV9Sj_9IAAAnWDfFollow Rosby Mthinda’s journey to the eden project in Cornwall on our twitter feed. You can also check out the whole story at the eden project.

EDIT: Look out for the story on tv in the UK on Wednesday!!

Baobab Week at the Eden Project

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  • Sep
  • 2013

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Baobab Week at the Eden Project next week. Get involved, support baobab, follow this amazing story and more at the Eden Project website.

Baobab fruit extract shows blood sugar management potential

  • 18
  • Sep
  • 2013

nutra-usaFormulating functional foods with extracts from the baobab fruit may help manage blood sugar levels, says a new study.

Baobab and Eden Project help Malawians

  • 13
  • Sep
  • 2013

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A sustainable story at Eden…

http://www.edenproject.com/whats-it-all-about/places-regeneration/baobab-fruit

The Baobab Project fights deforestation

  • 10
  • Sep
  • 2013

20130819071830-ID-pictoAnnouncing the crowdfunding launch of “The Baobab Project” from Madagascar which has 3 objectives:

  1. Fight against slash and burn deforestation by giving an economic value to the baobab fruit.
  2. Bring to the world the health benefits of the baobab superfruit from Madagascar.
  3. Create supplementary income for forest communities.

We need your help to finance the first roll-out and shape it into a sustainable initiative to save the forest of baobabs, fight malnutrition and improve the income of thousands of rural families.

Go to our crowdfunding page at indiegogo to find out more about the project and how to help to finance it.

Baobab and Eden Project inspires!

  • 21
  • Aug
  • 2013

Eden ProjectA great story inspired by Baobab smoothies!!

http://themongers.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/baobab-smoothies.html