||As global communities merge and interact, Caranda Fine Foods creates a platform that will enable our patrons to share in a global consciousness.
Caranda Fine Foods was founded with the premise that a unique food company could exist, supplying the world with organic, fresh, premium food products based on African recipes and using African ingredients. Caranda Fine Foods has been celebrated not just for the premium teas, coffees, and cocoas it currently markets but also its eye-catching, artist-driven packaging. From the beginning Caranda Fine Foods has been a socially responsible company supporting the work of Project Momentum and other organizations.
Caranda Fine Foods is proud to be a member of NASFT, the premier organization for specialty foods in the United States. Caranda Fine Foods products are available at the finest gourmet and specialty food stores across the United States and Canada as well as premier restaurants, teahouses, hotels, boutiques, and spas. We appreciate your business and sincerely hope that you enjoy every Caranda Fine Foods product that you purchase.
Caranda Teas produces a line of premium organic teas and organic herbal tea blends from Africa. These teas are based on the history of the African Bushman’s tea. Throughout the African continent the tradition of tea drinking is an everyday way of life. For centuries tea has played a major role in spiritual healing, traditional ceremony and trade throughout the world. Caranda Teas creates a distinctive product with spectacular packaging which make these teas a must have for any serious tea lover. With over 40 varieties to choose from and new blends regularly introduced, Caranda Teas makes a product to suit every taste. Amongst the Caranda Teas choices are rooibos from South Africa, black and white teas from East Africa, and the freshest herbs and spices from throughout the African continent.
Caranda Coffees has chosen the best naturally harvested coffees the African continent has to offer. Perfectly roasted 100% Arabica beans from the continent that is the birthplace of coffee, make these gourmet coffees a must have for the coffee drinker. With many varieties to choose from, each having it’s own distinct signature drinking these coffees is a great way to start the day or compliment any meal. Standouts include the spectacular Kenyan AA coffee, consistently rated amongst the world’s best, and the Ethiopian Yirgacheffe, a distinctive and unique bean.
Caranda Chocolates has introduced hot chocolate using cocoa from Ghana, West Africa, a country recognized for growing the finest cocoa in the world. With several varieties offering unique flavor combinations, these delicious drinks satisfy event the most discerning chocoholic. Caranda Chocolates chocolate-peppermint blend is a real standout amongst these delectable treats. Caranda Chocolates will be introducing a full line of chocolate products, based on African recipes; each handmade confection will be a true taste delight.
Caranda Specialty Foods is developing a line of spice mixes, rubs, and flavor mixes using the finest organic ingredients. African recipes will be adapted to suit the gourmet market. These truly unique tastes will introduce African flavors to a wide audience and we look forward to sharing the culinary delights of the African continent with the world.
Project Momentum: Caranda Fine Foods founder, D.H. Caranda–Martin founded Project Momentum six years ago to deliver direct medical aid to areas in need in Africa. Project Momentum has delivered over six million dollars worth of direct medical aid to date. Your purchase of any Caranda product allows this important work to continue.
The Rescue Tea Campaign: Fall '07 to Spring '08 Caranda Fine Foods continues its tradition of corporate social responsibility with the Rescue Tea Collection, benefiting the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an international humanitarian relief organization that responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people running from the horrors of war and persecution. Our campaign with the IRC supported programs that deliver lifesaving health care and shelter, educate war-traumatized children, protect refugees’ dignity, and empower survivors of violence. 50 percent of the item’s purchase price was donated to the IRC, making you a partner in bringing the world’s most vulnerable people from harm to home.