Big Spoon Roasters

Cashew Butter with Coconut Nectar & Sea Salt

Big Spoon Roaster has loved and worked with cashews since day one. In 2018, after eight years of searching for premium single-origin organic cashews, they were introduced to a group of organic farmers in the Da Nang province of Vietnam cultivating cashew trees among the sunny saltwater breezes of the nearby South China Sea. Their cashews are simply the best they've ever tasted and compelled them to create their first 100% cashew butter to showcase the incredible characteristics of these nuts. 

This delicious new Cashew Butter blends fresh-roasted, golden organic cashews with organic virgin coconut oil, organic coconut nectar, and Jacobsen Sea Salt to create an irresistibly rich, creamy nut butter with natural sweetness and just the right amount of salt.

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A lifelong peanut butter lover, the co-founder Mark first tried making his own in 1999 while living in a rural farming community in Zimbabwe, where he was a Peace Corps Volunteer. After harvest, community members would roast peanuts over open fires and pound them with stones into a thick paste, which was usually added to savory dishes. In an attempt to replicate the classically sweet, salty, and spreadable peanut butter from home that he craved, Mark made his own batches with the additions of honey, sea salt, and coconut oil. In the fall of 2010, Mark was inspired to recreate that unforgettable peanut butter experience he had in Africa. Excited to share these foods with others and turn these passions into a business, Mark and his wife, Megan, started Big Spoon Roasters in January 2011.

Big Spoon’s philosophy about food is based on the belief that food matters. It matters to our health, our happiness, and the well being of our planet. Food should be delicious, nutritious, and good for all those involved in producing it. Big Spoon Roasters sources ingredients from only trusted, transparent farms and producers that share our philosophy. They are honored to work with a number of like-minded organic growers and food producers, and they all help each other by collectively growing the demand for higher quality, sustainable agriculture. 

The name “Big Spoon” is a tribute to Mark’s dad, Gary, of Kingsport, TN, where Mark and several generations of his paternal family grew up. One day, a six-year-old Mark walked into the family kitchen to find his dad having one of his favorite snacks – a big spoonful of peanut butter straight from the jar. Mark blurted out, “big spoon!” and the nickname stuck. 

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