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December 3, 2015 1:02 pm
Coconut oil has been used by many people in all parts of the world to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Coconut oil originally had a bad reputation because it is a mostly saturated fat, but today it is gaining the popularity it deserves for being a truly nutritious food. This cold season might be a good time for cold sufferers to give it a try.
Extracted from the nut of the coconut palm tree, coconut oil contains a fatty acid called lauric acid, which has anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has anti-viral properties which make it perfect for fighting winter colds. Studies have shown that coconut oil can bolster a weakened immune system by improving white blood …
September 21, 2015 1:18 pm
We are absolutely delighted to announce that we picked up not one but TWO awards at the 2015 Irish Quality Food Awards.
CocoSoul won the Cold Beverage: Soft drink category with CocoPassion being the only runner up in the category – a clean sweep for CocoMojo! We were up against some stiff competition so really could not be happier with the outcome.
The awards themselves were a glittering affair at the beautiful Mansion House in Dublin.
Over 350 food and drink products were shortlisted in 85 categories. The awards were open to all food and drink retailers, producers and manufacturers across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.…
August 20, 2015 1:59 pm
Our 5 favourite coconut oil recipes
As you probably already know (seeing as we just can’t stop talking about it) we coconut-crazy people at CocoMojo have started making our very own coconut oil!
If you’ve never even heard of the stuff, check out our post on the 5 different ways it can be used to get yourself acquainted. If you’ve got your jar and can’t wait to get cracking, you need to check out these recipes.
Vegan Carrot Cupcakes
We love Natasha Corrett, author of the Honestly Healthy cookbooks, for her super healthy but extremely tasty recipes – and this one looks like it will live up to the rest! This recipe for vegan carrot cupcakes is from the Honestly …
July 28, 2015 2:31 pm
Coconut oil has exploded in popularity in recent months, and we’re anything but surprised. It’s got to be one of the most versatile products that we’ve got in the cupboard, with literally thousands of ways to use it.
But, we figure you probably don’t have time to read thousands of bullet points, so let’s take that down to 5.
1 – Baking
If you ask a vegan how much they love coconut oil, it’s more than likely that they’re going to let out a mini-squeal. This is because coconut oil has given the plant based bakers of this world a delicious substitute for butter that makes vegan or super-healthy bakes totally possible.
It can be melted and used instead of …
July 10, 2015 10:30 am
Here at CocoMojo, we know as well as you do that life isn’t all clean eating and ten squats before breakfast. We love eating healthy and getting our 10,000 steps a day, but we also love balance, because balance is key to any healthy diet.
What you need on side, whether you’re trying to get yourself back on track after over-indulging, setting yourself a healthy challenge or just struggling with your day, is a little “mojovation”..
The morning after mojovation
You wake up, your head feels like you’ve fractured your skull in several places and memories from the night before are coming back in amongst white noise like an old school television. Your mouth is dryer than it might be …
June 9, 2015 10:04 am
Mr CocoMojo made his was down to Belfast City Hall on Friday 5th June to give away lots of CocoMojo to all the participants of Action Cancers Bra Walk.
Around 1,000 people took to the streets of Belfast on a sunny Friday evening in aid of the charity’s breast screening services.
Hundreds of women and a few brave men gathered at Belfast City Hall in the early evening sunshine to help raise money and awareness, before setting out on the 10k walk through the city.
CocoMojo were absolutely delighted to be part of such an amazing event and rehydrated and replenished everyone taking part!…
May 25, 2015 11:48 am
We are delighted to have been voted the number one best in show at the recent World Travel and Catering Exhibition in Hamburg.
The show attracted over 300 exhibitors for the three day event with a record number of attendees – and with all that choice we couldn’t be happier to have been picked out as the number one new supplier.
We were recognised not only for our environmentally friendly card can but also for the health boosting properties of our drinks which will ensure travellers stay hydrated – especially against the elements of Air plane cabins which is 10%-15% drier than most deserts!…
November 11, 2014 5:02 pm
CocoMojo are delighted to announce that we have picked up two awards recently at the industry leading UK Packaging Awards and the Quality Food Awards.
UK Packaging Awards: Best Repackaging of a Brand
The UK Packaging awards is leading packaging awards event in the UK market. CocoMojo were up against some very strong competition in this category and were delighted to be crowned the winner for our unique card can packaging which makes us truly stand out from the crowd.
Quality Food Awards: Cold Beverages – Juices & Smoothies
The Quality Food Awards are the most prestigious awards for food and drink products on sale in UK grocery outlets. What sets these awards apart is the impartiality and robustness of …
October 1, 2014 4:58 pm
CocoMojo from Lisburn has been shortlisted for the finals of the Quality Food and Drink Awards.
Following a huge wave of entries and with almost three weeks of rigorous judging, the Quality Food and Drink Awards is pleased to announce its greatly awaited shortlist for 2014 which includes CocoMojo!
A total of almost 350 shortlisted food and drink products, in 80 categories, are now in with a chance to win one of the food industries’ most prestigious accolades. Now in its 35th year, the Quality Food and Drink Awards ceremony will be held on 13th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.
Producer CocoMojo, who make an innovative range of healthy and refreshing coconut drinks say they are …
June 18, 2014 5:05 pm
Following a consumer research soft trial launch in the Spring of 2013, the award winning CocoMojo is this Summer undertaking an expanded re-launch with 3 unique flavours and a radical new look.
The CocoMojo drinks range combines the remarkable health benefits of coconut water, coconut milk, tropical fruits and botanical herbs. As well as containing super-hydrating electrolytes, CocoMojo is low on the glycaemic index, so it will not dramatically affect blood sugar levels like many fluid-replacement offerings that can spike blood sugar levels and promote body-fat storage.
CocoMojo is now available in three distinct variants:
CocoSoul – a blend of coconut water, coconut milk, botanical herbs, fruits & spices; CocoPassion – Coconut water blended with passion fruit & botanical herbs;