The Internet has become an incredible source for information; the problem is that sometimes, there’s just too much of it. Consumers are becoming more educated regarding the products they buy, but with so many sources of information it’s not very easy. For example - organic food and organic drinks; while it is known that organic food is healthier many people are still wondering what it is that makes it more healthy, and more expensive.
In order to make things easier, here are 5 important things to know about organic drinks and organic food that might clear things up a bit.
What is organic food?
Organic food is grown using specific agricultural way that is based on natural methods;
- Fertilizers - by using fertilizers such as compost, farmers are able to avoid using things like pesticides, GMOs and other synthetic and processed fertilizers.
- Pests - a variety of natural methods are used to deal with pests, including pesticides that are naturally-based, as well as birds, traps and insects.
- Weed - there is a myriad of different ways to deal with weed, among others are hand weeding, tilling, crop rotation and more…
Why is organic food more expensive?
Naturally there is a bit of a difference in price when comparing organic and non-organic products. Organic farming require more attention and a bit of extra care in order to avoid using things like synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. In addition it requires quite a bit more time and produces less in quantity than non-organic farming.
It thus stands to reason that more expensive methods for growth results in slightly more expensive products.
How is organic juice made?
In a genuine organic juice there are two aspects that define it as high quality and organic; Organic materials that are used in making the juice itself and the extracts used to produce the tasty drink. The percentage of fruit content within the organic juice.
For instance Gat Foods, the beverage supplier, replaces the normally used synthetic ingredients with unique solutions by using extractions from the entire fruit.
Does it taste better?
Organic foods has been known to taste better and reduce the “after-taste” of the produce. Due to the fact the farmers use natural methods to grow their produce, the taste of organic ingredients is as natural as it gets.
Is it healthier?
By eliminating synthetic pesticides, petroleum-based fertilizers, GMOs and other materials, farmers and growers can positively affect the health of the products grown. In today’s growing demand for healthier products, a beverage supplier must ensure to use the best ingredients and follow the strictest processes to provide high-quality products. The information available online makes consumers more educated and manufacturers more accountable for the products they supply.
That is why in Gat Foods we take our organic drinks seriously and produce organic juice using excellent ingredients and advanced processes.