Natural history of California

Manzanita Naturals Removes Sugar Alcohols from Its Sparkling Waters

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manzanita Naturals, the premium cannabis-infused beverage company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced the relaunch of its THC-infused Grape Bliss and Strawberry Bliss sparkling waters, removing sugar substitutes.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manzanita Naturals, the premium cannabis-infused beverage company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced the relaunch of its THC-infused Grape Bliss and Strawberry Bliss sparkling waters, removing sugar substitutes.
  • One of the things we do at Manzanita is constantly talk to our customers, said Manzanita Naturals CEO Andrew Amend.
  • Previously, Manzanita Naturals used the sugar substitute erythritol to sweeten its sparkling waters without affecting the calorie and sugar content.
  • However, changing customer tastes and the desire to consume products with easy-to-pronounce ingredients spurred Manzanita Naturals to edit its recipes.

New Pilot Program Helps Southern California Grow Native

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:33pm

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.

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  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.
  • Through the pilot, staff at participating nurseries will receive training on the proper care, maintenance, watering and planting of California native plants.
  • Beyond these sustainability benefits, native gardens are just beautiful, said Dan Gluesenkamp, executive director of the California Native Plant Society.
  • CNPS has more than 70,000 fans and supporters, and 35 chapters promoting its mission throughout California and Baja California.