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Our Compass

 

Gnosis' products are the wings upon which a vision of nutritional integrity, sustainable business, and societal transformation fly.
We do not compromise or cut corners.

Our products are handmade with care for your body, your palate, and the planet. We are certified everything and our formulations are free of GMO, refined sugar, dairy, soy, gluten, peanuts, and any other ingredient that might disrespect your well-being.

We choose to invest in sustainable packaging - PCW recycled, vegetable ink printed, glass vs. plastic jars, and biodegradable or home compostable bags. We safely ship world-wide, year-long without styrofoam, and reuse packing & shipping materials.

Vanessa personally visits supply chains to ensure our standards of sustainability and Raw Integrity are upheld. With this level of transparency, Gnosis can confidently conduct business that honors the culture and tradition of those who tend crops we are so grateful to obtain for our alchemical blends of cacao and other sacred botanicals.

Domestically, our "corporate" presence serves the community as a platform for consumer education, empowerment, and engagement. Promoting our family of like-minded companies, sponsoring inspirational events, and hosting health seminars and chocolate parties is not just tremendous fun...

Transparency in company communications and sincere community collaboration
are the keys to our 5 years of steady, sustained growth!

 

Inspiration

 

Vanessa fell head over heels in love with cacao. Her life became chocolate dipped... and her clients never "forgot" to take their supplements again!

In 2007 - when raw food and green juice were fringe - a wellness coach with training in preventative medicine, and passion for culinary exploration discovered the secret to getting her clients to remember their supplements every day.

Intrigued by a lecture on the health benefits of theobroma cacao but disappointed by the flavor of the one product she could find made with it (fudgy date "chocolate") Vanessa began experimenting with raw cacao beans and dried fruit in a coffee grinder.

A few short months later, she unveiled chocolate as the ultimate untapped delivery system
for Ayurvedic, Chinese, and South American herbs.

And thus, a new category of chocolate - functional chocolate - emerged to the market.
With no startup captital or investment, her bars - labeled "Gnosis" to acknowledge the intuitive wisdom she sought to empower in her clients - became the first raw chocolate bars (and certainly the first goji berry and reishi mushroom) to sit in Whole Foods Market.

Vanessa's life is dedicated to maintaining integrity in every facet of her company as it grows - pushing the boundaries of what an unfunded company can accomplish in one of the most competitive categories in the food industry. With a vision of dipping the world in functional chocolate, Vanessa is honored to collaborate with revolutionary entrepreneurs, high integrity companies, and the mainstream media to ignite a preventative healthcare system without sacrifice, side effects, or stents.   full story here

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