microbeads organic tagua, alternative to microbeads plastics


Microspheres or microparticles (microbeads) are a subgroup within the group of microplastics. They are granules of very small size, between 0.1 micrometers (μm) to 5 millimeters (mm), round or irregular in shape, the purpose of which is to abrasive effect . These are widely used in cleaning products personal and beauty, making up to 10% [...]

microbeads organic tagua, alternative to microbeads plastics2017-10-19T15:26:39-05:00

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Tagua Nut is the seed from a genus of palm trees known as Phytelephas macrocarpa. These palms are natives of ecuator to the tropical rainforests of South America and can live up to 180 years. After about 13 years the Tagua palm will produce its fruit for the first time and will not stop bearing [...]

corozo powder2017-10-17T22:22:37-05:00



La tagua no se siembra, es silvestre su nombre cientifico es phytelephas aequatorialis, o se la conoce tambien como phytelephas macrocarpa, crece usualmente en el bosque subtropical, la altura de la palmera de tagua puede alcanzar diversas alturas de acuerdo a la edad de la misma, su altura máxima registrada es de 8 metros de altura. Es [...]


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The history of Tagua marketing is truly fascinating. The "vegetal ivory" was consolidated in the late nineteenth century as a precious export product, much sought after in Europe and produced by Germans who migrated to the country in the interwar period, in search of better opportunities.   The powerful Casa Tagua Alemana (Handelgesselschaft) discovered in [...]

corozo nut2017-09-26T16:21:24-05:00
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