Rising above the tide of many name-brand coffees around the world is the Canadian-Chinese company Organo Gold. Established in 2008 by network marketing veteran and award-winning businessman Bernardo “Bernie” Chua, Organo Gold has become one of the top producers of ganoderma-infused products, not least of which is their gourmet coffee blends known as “healthy coffee.”
Organo Gold is one of the first companies to market the ganoderma mushroom outside of Asia. The product line has expanded in recent years from ganoderma-infused coffee and tea blends to nutritional shake mixes, dietary supplements, and personal care products such as bar soaps and toothpaste.
Ganoderma, Reishi, or Red Reishi, is a mushroom used in traditional Asian medicine. Another common name, lingzhi, alludes to its Latin name Ganoderma lucidum. It has been harvested in China and other Asian countries for over 2,000 years.
There are many claims as to the usefulness of the fungi, such as that is reduces fatigue, anxiety, depression and helps boost the immune system. It is thought to help fight cancer, assist in weight loss, increase energy levels, and possibly help lower cholesterol.
Though it is a relatively young company, Organo Gold staffs a a Scientific Advisory Board staffed with experts to ensure the quality of their products. Dr. Irma Prado is Chief Medical Consultant and Dr. Li Xiaoyu oversees certifying the organic ingredients of the coffees and teas.
With all the evidence of the benefits of ganoderma, Bernardo Chua has raised the bar with Organo Gold. The company’s mission is to change lives by helping people reach new levels of balance, freedom and well-being…” with its lines of ganoderma-infused lattes, hot chocolates, shakes, and supplements. Sachets of black, red and green teas are available on its website or through a network of distributors found in more than 40 countries throughout the world.
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