5280: “Looking for a Safe Peanut Butter?” Justin’s Nut Butter.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 17, 2009
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justin's nut butter peanut

We’ve known and loved Justin’s Nut Butter for years. With the recent well-reported peanut butter recall, I was initially worried that underinformed shoppers would avoid Justin’s…but, instead…


Looking for a Safe Peanut Butter? Try Justin’s Nut Butter

Ever since the news broke that peanut butter from the Peanut Corp. of America was contaminated with salmonella, the childhood favorite has been pulled from shelves, banned from pantries, and largely vilified.

But the recall has meant a boost in business for Justin’s Nut Butter. Word is that the Boulder company–which makes its own peanut and almond butters on-site in Louisville, with only natural ingredients–has been flooded with orders (sales have increased between 10 to 15 percent every week since the outbreak) and investment money ($800,000 in the last couple of weeks).

“We continue to see record-breaking sales for our company and an incredible amount of support from retailers and consumers across the country,” says Justin Gold, founder…


…for the rest, go to 5280’s great blog, where you’ll also find posts on looming CSA sign-up deadlines and New Belgium, as well as a lot of politics, sports and nightlife. And, yeah, singles.



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “5280: “Looking for a Safe Peanut Butter?” Justin’s Nut Butter.”

  1. Amy Wyatt at 11:36pm February 17
    I miss the pumpkin pie flavor. 🙂

    Heather English at 10:13am February 18
    I gave my sweetheart an all local, all organic goody bag including Justin’s Nut Butter for Valentine’s Day, or as he calls it- February 14th. I’m glad to hear I didn’t poison him.

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