Cajuu

Eight
Earth Overshoot Day 2021

Earth Overshoot Day 2021

Yesterday was 29th July 2021. For those who don’t know, it was Earth Overshoot day. What is Earth Overshoot day? Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year.  In 2020, it fell on 22nd August, meaning this year was almost an entire month earlier, and in fact has been the earliest it has ever been recorded.  Next year could be even earlier.  Overshooting itself means to go ‘too far’, and Earth Overshoot day is a blunt reminder that we are consistently depleting our...

Read more →


Eight
The Story and Evolution of Cajuu

The Story and Evolution of Cajuu

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on a street called Jamhuri/Chagga St, is Alibhai Store a tailoring shop.  How do tailors relate to a cashew product brand, you may ask? Well, this tailors shop is where Cajuu took root.     Alibhai Store opened in the 1950’s, a suiting and tailoring business on the high street for the local public, by Cajuu’s very own grandparents.  As the business grew, so did its customers and its relationships and connections with them.  They began offering cashews to customers to eat whilst being fitted, not realising that due to their creaminess and deliciousness, they’d be...

Read more →


Eight
Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

July- the seventh month of the year. For many, it signals the beginning of Summer, with schools ending for 6 weeks, festivals making their annual appearance, the time when everyone tries to venture off around the world in search of some sun. For us, it means Plastic Free July! What exactly do we mean by ‘Plastic Free July’?  Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.  How can someone be ‘plastic free’? Being plastic free is choosing...

Read more →


Eight
Some other brands that we love (and know you’ll love too!)

Some other brands that we love (and know you’ll love too!)

As things begin to return to normal, we know how easy it can be to slip back into old habits and return to larger retailers and brands we'd shopped with before the pandemic. However, the pandemic unfortunately wasn't as kind to a lot of smaller brands than it was to bigger ones. In today's blog, we wanted to highlight a few of the many brands we love, and reasons you should continue to support small, especially after lockdown.

Read more →