Non-GMO Project VerificationWritten by Wendy Goldner | Monday, June 17th, 2013

Made in Nature Announces Non-GMO Project Certification

All products are verified as meeting the highest GMO avoidance standards

BOULDER, Colo. (May 21, 2013) – As the leading and longstanding brand of premium, organic dried fruit Made In Nature is committed to providing the highest quality, best-tasting products available. The company is thrilled to have taken the additional step of supporting the Non-GMO Project and obtaining their Non-GMO Project verification.

Non-GMO Project Certification verifies that all of Made In Nature’s organic ingredients are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, including ongoing testing of any potential risk ingredients. The Non-GMO Project is currently North America’s only independent verification for products that are made according to the best practices for GMO (genetically modified organism) avoidance. GMOs have never been properly tested for human consumption and have yet to be proven safe.

Made In Nature supports sustainable organic farming not only because it produces the best tasting fruit on the planet, but because it is safe and healthy for their consumers as well. They are committed to developing products without the use of GMOs and will hold their products accountable to ongoing testing of GMO risk ingredients. Made In Nature believes their customers have a right to know what is in their food and deserve the healthiest food available.

Made in Nature, the #1 organic dried fruit brand in the U.S., keeps its promises to its customers and Mother Nature taking the path less chosen in dried fruit production and never uses added sugar, sulfur or artificial additives, colors, flavors, genetically modified organisms, preservatives, pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers.


For more than 25 years Made In Nature has remained committed to environmental stewardship, helping to convert thousands of acres of land to organic farming. Many of these farms use renewable energy and provide shade and habitat for endangered species. By procuring only 100 percent certified organic fruit from dedicated organic farmers from around the globe, the company believes they offer the best tasting and most nutritious dried fruit on the planet. Made In Nature is available nationwide at Whole Foods Market, Sprouts, Costco and leading natural, specialty and regional grocers. Made In Nature also offers organic fresh produce and organic artisan frozen pizzas.

Do You Want To Date? Recipe ContestWritten by Wendy Goldner | Friday, June 14th, 2013

Imagine yourself on the shores of Tunisia with wine in one hand and sun-dried Deglet Noor Dates in the other. Sounds heavenly right? Well now you can enjoy them without paying for the airfare as Made In Nature is proud to announce this delicious fruit as a brand new member of the Made In Nature family! To celebrate this addition, we’re asking, do you want to date? To inspire you to participate in the celebration, Made In Nature will send you a FREE sample of our luscious sun-dried, unsulfured, pitted Organic Deglet Noor Dates when you participate in the Made in Nature Do You Want To Date? Organic Recipe Contest! Dates6oz_72RGBMade In Nature’s certified-organic sun-dried Deglet Noor Dates are prized the world over for their translucent blond color and soft caramel-like flavor that distinguishes them from all other dates. Our dates are the sweetest, moistest, most delectable dates under the sun. Just the way nature intended. How do we do it? We work with the most dedicated family of farmers to grow the best-tasting, organic fruit on the planet. Our organic dates are handpicked from small farms in Tunisia where the terrain is rich with sunlight, clean and abundant ground water, and fertile soil. As we like to say, our dates grow with their feet in the water and their heads in the sun!

How can you participate?

It’s simple. E-mail us at by 06/20/13 to receive your 24 oz sample bag and then get cooking! There will be three categories you can enter your recipes in.

  1. The Best Date: the best overall recipe
  2. The Speed Date: the best quick and easy recipe with 5 ingredients or less
  3. The Date Night: A fancy, formal dinner recipe

• 1st prize in each category: $150 and 15 FREE bags of Made In Nature Organic Deglet Noor Dates for Reader Giveaways

• 2 runner-up’s in each category: 10 FREE bags of Made In Nature Organic Deglet Noor Dates for Reader Giveaways.

We’ll judge your recipe on taste, creativity, and readers’ responses—so be sure to send your fans to like and share your dish on social media and tag us in any posts so we know what’s happening. If you post any recipes on your blog, just make sure to email us a link at the email address posted. The contest will run through 07/15/13. As a bonus for our dates launch, now through July 15, if you buy one 28 oz bag of Made In Nature Organic Dates and two other products (any size or fruit), you get free shipping. Make sure you spread the word. Join the Made In Nature Do Want To Date? Recipe Contest today! E-mail us at for your free dates by 06/20/13, then start posting!

IMPORTANT DATES 06/20/13: Deadline for emailing to participate. 7/15/13: End of contest date. THINGS TO REMEMBER – There are 3 categories: speed date, best date, and date night. You can enter in any or all of them. – You must find a way to let us know about your recipe, preferably through tagging us in a social media post, but email works too. – This contest is about sharing, so make sure the recipe ends up on your site or your facebook or our facebook. Somewhere for the world to see!