Amanprana is a brand that makes organic vegetarian food and personal care products. The company was born in 2005 in Antwerp, Belgium. Its founder, Bart Maes developed the idea because his daughter had serious problems concentrating in school and had developed an allergy to cocoa. After extensive research his first product was Okinawa Omega Oil, followed by coconut oil and red palm oil.
Organic products are the result of organic farming practices. When organic food or products are consumed, products produced by environmentally-friendly methods of production are being chose. But not only that, by choosing them, it is also being guaranteed the improvement of personal health and well-being.
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The company was born in 2005 in a small suburb of Antwerp, Belgium. Its founder, Bart Maes developed the idea of the brand because his little daughter had serious problems concentrating in school and had developed an allergy to cocoa. After extensive research and long working days, his first product was Okinawa Omega Oil. A herbal base, eight natural types of vitamin E and a lot of carotenes. It was a success, followed by coconut oil and other products based on red palm oil.
This company has a wide range of products including coconut oil, olive oil, red palm oil, coconut sugar, rooibos drink, walnut oil, coconut flour and many more. It also has body care products such as organic facial oil, massage oil, special oils for babies and children, shaving oils and make-up remover. Products free of alcohol and chemicals.
On the other hand, it also has ecological products such as cutting boards for cooking, which are antiseptic, and eco-friendly water bottles. And as special detail, this company has also published special thematic books dedicated to organic foods, recipes of vegetarian meals and tips for the care of the body.
The philosophy of the brand is to keep body and mind healthy for a more peaceful and happy life, also believe that the way is that these products are produced should not harm the environment or the people involved in its development. Only ecological packs are used, glass containers and not plastic containers are preferred. The labels are printed with vegetable inks and on ecological paper.
The products are processed as little as possible and without adding insulating ingredients. For example, chemically isolated vitamin E is not used, but coconut oil, red palm oil and wheat germ oil are used as rich natural sources of vitamin E.
During production, it is also a matter of considering the environment at every step. All Amanprana products are eco-certified. It is important that raw materials and the production process are free of pesticides, phenoxyethanol or any other synthetic product and without animal testing. Facilities are clean, drinking water is used and staff is equipped with protective equipment and tools. The use of fossil fuels is kept to a minimum and renewable energy is used as much as possible.