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Mojo Supplier Stories: Shoots Microgreens

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We’re proud to work with many local suppliers across the country who share the same philosophy and sustainability values as us here at Mojo Coffee. Shoots Microgreens are one of these businesses and one of New Zealand’s first urban farms. They are passionate about sustainable farming, minimising waste and producing high quality produce. Right in the heart of Wellington City you’ll find trays of hydroponically grown, delicious microgreens. To produce, seeds are placed into biodegradable grow mats which are made from recycled wool. These mats sit in trays which are recycled and reused with each new batch. The microgreens are grown in controlled environments under energy efficient lighting, with specific temperatures and built-in watering systems. They are incredibly flavoursome and...

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Mojo Supplier Stories: Chia Sisters

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We’re proud to work with many local suppliers across the country who share the same philosophy and sustainability values as us here at Mojo Coffee.Chia Sisters, New Zealand's first solar powered juicery is where sisters, Chloe and Florence craft award winning healthy juices from high-nutrition fruits and seeds. Their juice ranges are all natural, made from plants and with no added sugar.Chia Sisters care about the planet we live on. Not only is every juice bottled by solar power but they are proud to be Nelson's first Living Wage certified employers and have certified as the highest-scoring B Corp™ in New Zealand, achieving a score of 118.6, the highest ever for any juice company in the world.For more information, see...

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Mojo Supplier Stories: Otis Oat M!lk

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We’re proud to work with many local suppliers across the country who share the same philosophy and sustainability values as us here at Mojo Coffee. After looking at how they could create oat milk locally, using this delicious, sustainable superfood, the Otis Oat M!ilk team got in touch with the NZ Oat Growers Group and well, kicked things off. They have now created New Zealand's first homegrown oat milk using southern-grown oats, harvested by Kiwi farmers. Not only are oats a sustainable crop, they are rich in fibre – Otis oat milk includes the beta glucans too, which can be beneficial to improving both heart health and cholesterol levels Unfortunately, the infrastructure isn’t in NZ yet for the production of oat milk,...

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