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Cop27 in Egypt - Green & Ethical Checklist from The Guardian

Cop27 in Egypt - Green & Ethical Checklist from The Guardian

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris Agreement, was held from 6-20th November 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.     We were proud to feature in The Guardian Green & Ethical Checklist published during Cop27.   As mothers, we feel the pressing need to protect our planet and create a safe and sustainable planet for our children and the generations ahead. Climate change and the ensuing collateral damage can no longer be ignored.   We are taking steps to address these issues and are now members of 1% for the Planet, pledging 1% of our annual earnings to the charity, with the funds distributed to various environmental organisations globally.    We are...

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Multi Award Winning Dried Fruits: Unique Tropical Fruit

Multi Award Winning Dried Fruits: Unique Tropical Fruit

WOW, we've won! And we still can't quite believe it!   All our fruits are officially award winners - from The Great Taste Awards 2022, Nourish Awards 2022, Nourish Kids Awards 2022 to Free From Food Awards 2022, we're so pleased to say we've bagged them all! 🏆            Freeze Dried Mangosteen   Freeze Dried Mango      Freeze Dried Jackfruit                          Gently Dried Dragon Fruit    Gently Dried Banana     When we first started Kooky, it was almost an entirely different time and space, with us somewhat naively thinking that our main challenge would be to convince Westerners to accept and love our exotic fruit. Little did we know...

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First Anniversary Pop-Up Shop

First Anniversary Pop-Up Shop

Pop up dreams do come true, after all!   And just like that, our Kooky store has come to life! Hosted by the inimitable Nathalie Mayfair, we couldn't possibly ask for a more stunning space to peddle our fruity wares - centrally located in Hanover Square, home to a wonderful curation of exquisite products and quintessentially Kooky!    It was fortuitous timing as well, with the launch coinciding with our 1st birthday. We celebrated the milestone with a wonderful hamper, which included generous contributions from some of our favourite food & drink, as well as lifestyle brands. In true Willy Wonka fashion, customers had to dig deep into their limited edition Kooky boxes and should they chance upon the Golden Ticket, the prize was...

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Have a Very Kooky Christmas!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas | Have a Very Kooky Christmas!

Are you looking for stocking stuffer ideas for your friends and family? Here, we’ve put together a list of quirky and rustic homemade festive gift ideas.

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Why is Sustainable Food Production Important?

Why is Sustainable Food Production Important?

Why is sustainable food production important? This week at I Am Kooky, we’re exploring how we promote healthy eating, whilst also protecting our environment.

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Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Microbiome and Health: Ensuring You Maintain Optimal Gut Health

Here at Kooky, we’re looking at the science behind your microbiome and health. Find out everything from what your microbiome is, to how you can support it.

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Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a Marathon for Charity | Kooky x Women for Women International

Running a marathon for charity: Kooky founders, Aline and Deena, extended their passion to advocate for rebuilding women’s lives after conflict with the charity.

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New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

New Product Launch | Introducing Our Kooky Fruit Snacks

Introducing our new product launch! Our Kooky fruit snacks are delicious, unique and guilt-free, making them the perfect fruity snacks for all the family.

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I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

I Am Kooky Branding: Empowerment and Diversity

Welcome to Kooky! This week, we’re taking a look at how the tiger has helped us convey a powerful message within our I Am Kooky branding.

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Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Benefits of a Sustainable Diet: How to Live Well Whilst Supporting Our Planet

Here at Kooky, we understand the importance of living well and supporting the planet. So, this week, we’re looking at the benefits of a sustainable diet.

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Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky! | Healthy Freeze-Dried and Gently-Dried Fruit

Welcome to Kooky: launching our unique line of freeze-dried fruit and gently-dried fruit, with diversity, culture, and acceptance at the core of our values.

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Our Fruits have International Roots

Our Fruits have International Roots

Just like co-founders, Aline and Deena, Kooky’s selection of fruit have truly international roots.  ​     While the product range is specially sourced in Thailand, they actually have global origins. Jackfruit is native to South India while dragon fruit is borne of the cactus plant and is originally from Mexico and Central America. Many botanists believe the mangosteen had its origins in Malaysia or Indonesia. Bananas and mangoes probably need no introduction and different varieties, with varied taste profiles, can now be sourced from many countries, ranging from Spain to Africa!

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