Tonya Lofgren

About Tonya Lofgren

Tonya Lofgren is the Marketing Manager at Ciranda, Inc., a U.S. based supplier of organic and non-GMO food ingredients including flours, oils, sweeteners and cocoa. As a member of the company’s Eco-Social team, she works collaboratively to ensure ingredients are produced using sustainable methods and fair labor practices. She leads Ciranda’s community outreach efforts to educate locally on the impact of our current food supply.
16 03, 2017

Is Your Palm Oil Sustainable?

Palm oil is harvested from palm tree farms. Palm oil is found in over half of the products on supermarket shelves – from face cream to toothpaste, cleaning products and candles, to snack foods, cookies, frostings and breads. Unlike partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, palm oil does not contain trans fats. The refined oils [...]

27 02, 2017

Lecithin: The Clean Label Emulsifier

Due to it's natural sources, lecithin is a great clean label emulsifier. If you have looked into or tried baking with a clean label, you know one of the challenges is finding a suitable emulsifier. May I suggest, lecithin? With natural, organic, and non-GMO lecithin products on the market, it’s easy to fit [...]