Indigo Herb’s most important purpose is and has all the time been to make herbs and superfoods and pure well being substances inexpensive and acessible, so on this spirit Steve Mckewon, founder and MD of Indigo is on the hunt for efficient, attention-grabbing, new botanicals so as to add to our international apothecary.
Indigo Herbs has a broad and numerous vary of over 450 totally different merchandise, specialising in conventional natural from world wide with 1000’s of years of medicinal use and leading edge vitamin equivalent to Superfoods and nutrient wealthy wholefoods. However imagine it or not there are all the time new discoveries to make. We took trip and had a bit of chat with Steve to choose his brains on what’s subsequent:
So what’s new for Indigo?
Steve “I am at present including a stunning vary of nut butters that aren’t solely vegan but in addition uncooked. The uncooked issue signifies that the phyto-nutrient content material of the nuts stays intact. It is the healthiest twist on peanut butter. This yr me and Claire (Steve’s companion and co-director of Indigo Herbs) took up the veganuary problem (be vegan for January) and we have been exploring sources of plant proteins to interchange dairy. It has been nice enjoyable, making an attempt new issues, we bought into our nut and seed butters and i do know an entire lot extra about their advantages now, so including these to our product vary is a should. On this plant protein theme we have now simply launched the primary of our protein wealthy powders and there are extra of those to come back. Chia seeds have gone big and the European market is basically engaged with this South American staple meals, so we’re going to offer Chia Seed protein powder. “
So is meals the course wherein you’re going?
Steve “We’re vastly enthusiastic about including to our meals merchandise, i am at present engaged on a culinary oils vary, profiling pure virgin chilly pressed oils from extra sustainable vegetation which are full of omega oils and simply must be added to the eating regimen as a mind meals. We’re beginning to see a flip in pondering now at a most important stream degree about oils being good for you. So many individuals are turning on to uncooked pure clear meals substances and we have now so many concepts for this market, with our most important purpose to maintain this type of gourmand specialist meals vary nonetheless inexpensive and acessible, in true Indigo Model.”
So any new herbals within the pipeline?
Steve “I’ll by no means tire in including new and attention-grabbing vegetation to our vary. There are such a lot of efficient medicinal vegetation from throughout the globe which are tremendously prized and revered within the natural custom of that nation. It’s endessly of curiosity to me to supply and provide nice high quality herbals and widen our international commerce actions. I am actually into the medicinal mushrooms proper now. This group of vegetation maintain useful properties in boosting immunity, and there’s no doubt that our combat in opposition to allergens, air pollution, viruses and bacterias is rising, so i really feel that medicinal mushrooms have a higher significance to us presently. Chaga mushroom is a every day ritual for me and my household, and that i really feel that the advantages of consuming Chaga tea every day are quite a few together with prevention of sickness at a later stage. So i am delighted that we are going to be launching a broader selection of Chaga together with Chaga tincture. We at present inventory Chaga mushroom that’s hand harvested in Scotland, so we’re including to this with Chaga Mushroom hand harvested from Estonia and Chaga Mushroom Extract Powder.”
So watch this area for the discharge of recent merchandise over the yr.