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Despite its fertile grounds, and dense, tropical climate that is perfect for growing a variety of fruit, Taiwan has seen its share of struggles regarding organic farming and sustainable agriculture. This is due to government regulations that include strict limitations on land use and farming practices. However, this did not discourage Chen Kuen-Sheng to set out and achieve his goal of creating and nuturing a farm that put integrity and eco-conscious farming methods at the heart of its practices. This was what led to the birth of Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard.

Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard:

Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard is a 100% eco-friendly, organic, and sustainably-minded farm based in Tainan, Taiwan.  In the 1980’s, Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard was ahead of it’s time and established rigorous faming practices such as banning the use of artifical pesticides and the practice of fabric-wrapping and in it’s set practice of using only organic fertilizers. In addition, Mr.Chen ( the founder of Chen Jia Zhuang )worked in local towns to manage or elimate local pollution that affected the health of his crops, as well as acheived the very impressive feat of employing open-air cultivation devoid of greenhouse , plastic wrapping and netting.The water source that is used to grow the crops is closely monitored to ensure that everything is produced with only the cleanest water available.

Why Young Scent works with Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard:

 

Young Scent is ecstatic to be able to say that we source all fruit for our fruit-drinking vinegars and vinegar-concentrates from Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard. Chen Jia Zhuang Orchard has been long revered for it’s delicious passionfruit and mulberry, 2 base flavors found in the Young Scent product lines.  We have to say are incredibly happy to partner with this respected farm.  At Young Scent, we believe in every single one of our products becuase they boast the flavors of the Tawainese tropics without ever compromising the health of both you as well as Mother Nature.

Visit our site today to learn more about our product lines, our story, and information on this very important Tawainese farm.

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Young Scent at Artisinal LA

On October 28th, Young Scent attended the Artisanal LA at The Point pop up event in EL Segundo. Artisinal LA promotes Health and lifestyle vendors from all over southern California to set up and present for visitors to shop and taste samples of products.

This family friendly event included music, food, elaborate displays, and DIY activities.

Check out these photos of Young Scent’s stand featuring our premium fruit drinking vinegars! 

Visit Young Scent and all the wonderful vendors at Artisinal LA!

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On September 30th, Young Scent joint the mermaid brunch. Hosted by vegan chef and youtube star Nicole Derseweh, the mermaid-themed brunch offered a colorful 5 course meal and health-inspired cocktail drinks provided by Young Scent!

 

Located in Venice, California, this fun and whimsical plant-based brunch included dishes the “Lobster” bisque, peachy ceviches, and other numerous vegan-friendly courses.

Follow chef Nicole on social media @nicolederseweh on Instagram

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the minty muse

Joining us in our latest Young Scent movement is LA-native Amanda Kim of The Minty Muse! We surprised her with a Young Scent gift set of our Mulberry Premium Fruit Vinegar Concentrate and Passion Fruit Ready-to-Drink Fruit Vinegar and here are her thoughts on the taste and suggestions on how to incorporate it into your daily routine for everyday health!

 

 

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Join us as we partner with Artisanal LA at The Americana at Brand on Sunday, October 1st from 12pm-6pm. This Fall Pop Up will include food, music, DIYs and so much more than 20 indie brands to ship, sample and enjoy at the beautiful Americana at Brand! Admission is free and family friendly!

 

 

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Nicole Derseweh

Join us as we partner with Chef Nicole Derseweh this Saturday, September 30th in Venice, California for her first ever Mermaid Brunch! Enjoy fun, whimsical, and entirely plant-based eats through this themed meal. Reserve seats here.

This 5-course themed menu is $54 per person including a mermaid bunch and an optional mermaid shot (+$6).

 

Beverage: Mermaid Punch

This beautiful multi colored cocktail has magical healing properties that would impress Titian himself and call to you like a ocean Siren. Oh..and Champagne..yeah, it has Champagne!!! (can be made non alcoholic upon request.)

Course 1: Castles in the Sand

Ahoy Matey! This Sand castle is made of gluten free oats and is guarded by a mystical aqua Mermaid-milk moat, and packed with super foods. You’ve never had your oats like this before!!

Course 2: Peachy Ceviche

Holding on to that warm summer sun we are going out with a bang! We have a stone fruit and hearts of palm ceviche highlighting grilled peaches and served with a “coral reef” crudite`.

Course 3: “Lobster” Bisque

The chef’s take on a traditional favorite utilizing Lobster mushrooms and Heirloom tomato. Sebastian the crab says thank you(for sparing my life) and “You know you wanna kiss da girl!”

Course 4: Octopus Garden

This Octopus Garden will make you want to be under the sea! Meat free sausage octopuses swim on a bed of sea greens and hang out with clam shell un-tuna tea sandwiches. Sponge Bob is going to be bummed to not have gotten the invite but he always gets too handsy with the cuddle fish.

Course 5: Karma Baker Splash Donut

This donut by Karma baker is as beautiful as it is divine. Complete with edible sparkles and fondant mermaid tail…its going to be huge splash!

About Nicole Derseweh

Nicole Derseweh is a world-class vegan chef and YouTube Celebrity with a culinary background from Le Cordon Bleu. Nicole comes from a long heritage of family chefs. She is building a worldwide, conscious media empire to inspire vegan newbies with her inspiring and entertaining YouTube channel as one of the cornerstones. You can currently experience her creations at high-end events and exclusive pop-up dinners in and around the Los Angeles area.

Her innovative and delicious plant-based creations consistently impress even the most skeptical critics. She is hardworking, professional and extremely creative. Her passion is to share the love, excitement and compassion of vegan living through decadent dishes that persuade even the most ardent meat lovers to smile in gustatory delight.

This vegan socialite is delightfully quirky and refreshingly off beat, as she innocently blurts out truths like a little kid saying the most unexpected things. She’s effortlessly funny – a “big sister” type who deeply values close friendships and family. She has a fierce warrior heart to match her skills in the kitchen and is not afraid to throw down and get dirty in the name of fitness. In essence, she’s the vegan love child of Rachel Ray and Louis CK!

 

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Apple cider vinegar is a pretty amazing substance that can do a lot in and around your home and is great for your health. It has been touted as a cure-all for decades but how do you use this healthy elixir to boost your daily health?

If you’re contemplating adding apple cider vinegar to your daily routine, you may not be sure how to go about doing it. One of the questions you may be asking yourself is how much should I drink. That’s a good question because you don’t want to overconsume the amount of apple cider vinegar in your system. Too much may lead to low levels of blood sugar and potassium levels, so as with anything, moderation is key!

How to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar 

If you decide to open a bottle of apple cider vinegar and take a gulp to get the recommended amount, you are in for a rude awakening. It’s always best to dilute your apple cider vinegar to make it more palatable. You’ll want to add about one teaspoon to a tablespoon to a cup of water.

You may find that the taste is still raw, so you may want to add some raw honey as a sweetener. You may find that honey just isn’t enough to make this digestible, and that’s fine. Alternatively, there are other recipes out there that can help make apple cider vinegar into a tonic or mocktail. Other options include homemade or grab-and-go drinking vinegars.

What Are the Benefits and Side Effects to Consider?

Consuming apple cider vinegar in moderation as part of your daily diet can be extremely beneficial. Not only can it help your body maintain a healthy alkaline pH level, it can also:

  • Regulate blood sugar
  • Promote healthy detoxification of the liver
  • Eases digestive ailments
  • Improves blood circulation

But if taken undiluted or in excess, it can lead to short and long term side effects such as nausea, upset stomach, decreased potassium, and weakened tooth enamel.

  • Nausea. Drinking apple cider vinegar on an empty stomach increases the likelihood of nausea.
  • Upset Stomach. Drinking apple cider vinegar may result in a stomach ache that lasts for over an hour. Mixing the vinegar with a little baking soda will balance out the acidity. Mixing eight ounces of water with two teaspoons apple cider vinegar and a teaspoon baking soda is also recommended.
  • Decreased Potassium. Consuming apple cider vinegar will lower your body’s potassium levels. If you are already taking medications that treat lower potassium levels, speak to your doctor before adding apple cider vinegar to your diet.
  • Weakened Tooth Enamel. The high acidity in apple cider vinegar can cause your enamel to weaken. After consuming apple cider vinegar, you should rinse your mouth or sip it with a straw to protect your teeth.

Who Should Take Special Precautions?

  • Pregnant and Nursing Mothers. Those that are pregnant should take caution as there has not been adequate studies reflecting whether it is dangerous for them to consume this substance. Nursing mothers should take caution as apple cider vinegar can be passed through the breast milk and it may be too strong for your child.
  • Diabetics. Apple cider vinegar may lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. If consumed, blood sugar levels need to be monitored closely and doses may need to be adjusted as needed.
  • Other Precautions. Drinking apple cider vinegar can negatively interact with medications that contain furosemide, bumetanide, chlorthakindone, chlorothiazide, etharcrynic acid or metolazine. Speak to your doctor before adding apple cider vinegar to your diet.

Get Started & Drink Up 

Created to delight your taste buds, Young Scent drinking vinegars are bursting with real fruit and flavor varieties. Rejuvenate your body and refine your palate with a taste of Young Scent’s fruit vinegar selection.

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We would like to thank you for your continued support throughout 2016 and to stay tuned for 2017. Here were some of the company’s highlights of 2016.

I.Equinox

Yogis, vegans, and body builders continue to use our premium V-Drinks to supplement their diet needs for weight management and youth. Trainers at Equinox continue to use our products to enhance their overall well-being.

II Best of Show at Foodie Con- Downtown LA

Young Scent visited Foodie Con for the first time and impressed attendees. Young Scent was awarded Best of Show at Foodie Con. See more in our Press Release.

III, Grand Central Market

Throughout the 2nd half of 2016, we were able to provide demos of our products to Downtown LA locals. We are proud to distribute our products at Grand Central Market.

IV, Vegan Street Fair- North Hollywood

At Vegan Street Fair 2016, we are able to showcase the first V drinks: Pineapple Coconut, Passion Fruit and Mulberry Fruit Punch. Groups of all ages including children attended the event. Companies such as Jamba Juice, Bai, and Todo Verde were there to showcase their drinks to Vegans as well.

We will be back at the Vegan Street Fair 2017 #VeganStreetFair, on March 26th.

Stay Tuned!

The Young Scent Team

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November 21, 2016

Block Party Halloween

The Young Scent Team and partners visited Block Party, located in Highland Park, CA, to host its first Halloween Party! Guests and hosts had a great time enjoying games like “Cards Against Humanity,” a life-sized shuffle board, Wii gaming while enjoying our products with beer and wine! Photos from the event are found below this article.

We would like to thank our loyal customers for attending and Block Party for hosting our party!

PRESS RELEASE – Block Party is known for their great selection of beers and wines around Highland Park. Guests are able to enjoy playing games while socializing with friends and viewing the surrounding scenery.

 

If you would like to visit Block Party, the address is provided below:

Block Party

5052 York Blvd

Los Angeles 90042

www.blockpartyhp.com

 

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