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Member Spotlight: FreshJax
Corporate Gifting with Purpose: FreshJax Donates One Meal to Hungry Kids for Every Box Sold
1 in 6 children in America don't know where their next meal is coming from. For as little as $20/gift businesses can purchase FreshJax corporate gifting with purpose. As part of our commitment to ending childhood hunger, FreshJax donates a meal to a hungry child for every gift set sold or 2 large spice bottles purchased on their website. During the holidays, FreshJax also donates their time to help pack the donated meals with great non-profits like Jacksonville's very own Hunger Fight as seen in this video. That means when you give our spices, you give back, too. Currently, The FreshJax Campaign To End Childhood Hunger has supplied 120,694 meals to hungry children.
FreshJax Spices are All Organic
FreshJax was founded on a belief that everyone should be able to live a happy healthy life. FreshJax offers spices that are all organic, GMO-free, gluten free, and preservative free. The ingredients that go into FreshJax spices are nutritional and easy to read. For example, Grill Master, a popular burger seasoning consists of organic cracked black pepper, onion, paprika, sea salt, dill, thyme, garlic, fennel, and rosemary. You will never find any chemicals in FreshJax organic spice blends.
FreshJax is one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Jacksonville
Recently, FreshJax was named one of the fastest growing companies in Jacksonville by the Jacksonville Business Journal. FreshJax CEO Jason McDonald was also named 2020 Top Entrepreneur of the year by the Jacksonville Daily Record. “I’ve been an entrepreneur, or at least had the spirit, my entire life,” he said. “So I went out on a limb and put everything we had into this business, and finally it’s starting to pay off,” said McDonald in a Jacksonville Daily Record Article.
FreshJax Began at the Riverside Arts Market
After a health scare, CEO Jason McDonald, couldn't believe how many chemicals were in his favorite spice blend. FreshJax started as a way to create healthier food for more people. Tasty food is important. It brings communities together. FreshJax began doing so by setting up every Saturday at Riverside Arts Market. Today, fans still rave about their first taste of FreshJax at the market. Learn more about FreshJax and shop here.
Exciting New Blends To Come
“Our inspiration comes from our fans. As soon as they suggest a new spice, we write it on our idea board. It’s exciting to see our community working together to create a way to add flavor into healthy cooking,” said Kayci Liphart, FreshJax’s Marketing Leader. You may find spicy blends, culturally inspired flavors, and twists on classic favorites coming to FreshJax in 2021.