Tagua Nuts & Fair Trade

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1. Looking for information about tagua nuts? Get the background story here. Tagua Nut Basics: Vegetable Ivory in the Amazon Rainforest

Tagua, also known as vegetable ivory, grows in tropical rainforests in South America, from southern Panama, along the Andes to Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. We have seen tagua palms growing along the gorgeous Napo River in Ecuador, a major tributary of the Amazon River. Tagua grows under larger rainforest trees along rivers, streams and on damp hillsides. Read more...

2. What's up with the link between vegetable ivory and elephant ivory? Get the scoop here. Tagua and elephants: Whats the Connection?

There is a substantial and important link between humble tagua nuts and majestic elephants. Done right, the use of tagua nuts can help save the lives of elephants. Read more...

3. What's the link between sustainability, the Amazon Rainforest and Tagua? Get further information here. Tagua and Amazon Rainforest - What's the Story?

Protecting the Amazon Rainforest has value to the whole human race - how can tagua help us do that?  Read more...

4. What is our mission and practices in relation to fair trade? Get informed here.

          Our mission is to help generate fair and sustainable trading opportunities for disadvantaged artisans... Read more...

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Fair Trade

We work with artisans on a fair trade basis

Made in Ecuador

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Made in Ecuador

All products are made in Ecuador and held in the US for fast shipping

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Eco Friendly

Many of our products support sustainable use of the Amazon Rainforest

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