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Can vegans eat peanuts?

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Can vegans eat peanuts?

  Thanks for sticking about to celebrate the opening of our retail location- has been a long 9 years, but, it just keeps going. I wanted to take this opportunity of your undivided attention, to provide a bit of insight as to our adjusted approach at Zimt. Some things are not going to change- vegan everything (always), organic always, compostable packaging (even-when-it-is-difficult/expensive) and trying to produce as little waste as possible in our day-to-day activities.  These things will always stay, because they have profound ethical implications. Lives, quite literally, depend upon them. No matter what. Some things that are out. ...

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Zimt Is Not A Chocolate Company

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Zimt Is Not A Chocolate Company

... surprised?    Fair- we're pretty sneaky. I mean, if we are a company that makes and sells chocolate, it is logical to conclude that we are a chocolate company.  And sure, we are. In some ways. (Like those two listed above).  But- Zimt is actually more than that. You may or may not have wiped from your memory, the video I threw onto YouTube a while back. It wasn't that long ago but it's already pretty embarrassing to look at, yet, I'm willing to promote it again, for the benefit of the visual learners out there.  Here's a reminder of our mission statement. The...

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Vegan Thanksgiving: How to make it and make it delicious.

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Vegan Thanksgiving: How to make it and make it delicious.

Hi Everybody- I’m really happy things worked out this way. We are away next weekend (which is Canadian Thanksgiving) and my mum is away this weekend, so I decided to do Thanksgiving yesterday so we could celebrate together. Was a pretty big deal for the...

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Healthy Chocolate Nut Butter Granola Bars

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Healthy Chocolate Nut Butter Granola Bars

These don’t really taste healthy. But they sure do have a lot of healthy stuff in them.     Perfect. I have tried a lot of granola bars over the years. I remember eating those Valley-Something-Or-Other ones when I was in hospital and loving the peanut butter...

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Zimt’s 2014 Lessons Learned

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Zimt’s 2014 Lessons Learned

Oh there have been a few… Hey Zimtees, I hope your year was amazing! (Well, it should have been… we introduced our coconut crème filled truffles, after all! ). Zimt’s year was pretty transitional, I must say. Here’s a behind the scenes snapshot of...

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