In this day and age, where processed and convenience food is the go-to for many busy people and families, critical nutrition is being kicked to the curb. One of these nutrients, a macronutrient, is fat.
Most patients who come to me for treatment of depression and anxiety do so because they want answers. They want to know WHY they are struggling. The closest they will be offered by their prescribing psychiatrist or primary care doc is some reductionist hand waving about serotonin imbalances.
A few years ago nobody knew what a coconut chip is. Many still don't. Educating people is one of the biggest challenges when introducing something unprecedented in the market. Weeks before we launched, Trader Joe's released their own private label coconut chip.
One of the most important lessons for a brand new food company is to make friends with other entrepreneurs in the industry. We at Bandar Foods have been trying to make friends with a number of people, and were fortunate to meet Vincent Kitirattragarn, the founder of Dang Coconut Chips.
The tropical island had been previously described to me as an example of "old Hawaii," but those words hardly do Molokai justice. During my visit, the tiny island seemed alive with Hawaiian ancestors, legends and spirits of days long past.
The creamy mild essence of these coconut cookies is reinforced with a coconut frosting. As one bites into the cookie, the hidden passion fruit curd in the center bursts forth with a vivid contrasting tartness.
Have you ever heard about a dessert and even though you never actually tasted it, you can't get the idea of it out of your mind? These cupcakes are inspired by a wedding cake. A coconut cake with lime filling between the layers ... see, now you want it, too.