Celebrate CNY in an Ong-anic Way | ZENXIN Chinese New Year 2023
Soon enough, we will be hit by the nostalgia of laughter and the sounds of crackers. Every shade of red will be brightening up the room, and that’s when you know it. Chinese New Year is coming.
But this time, it is different. You see, we have been staying safe from our family for the past two years of pandemic in the act of love.
Now, we are finally able to reunite and stay safe with our family to celebrate the most anticipated new year with a peace of mind.
Eat Well, Gift Well
Is the theme we choose to usher in prosperity, health and fortune with all our loved ones in the Year of Rabbit.
吃好菜，过好年 – which means wholesome foods for a wholesome year – aligns closely with our beliefs and values of 20 years. Nourishing lives and preserving the Earth for generations to come, all through real food. Imagine serving an organic yu sheng without pesticides and chemicals to your parents and kids. It signifies a greater care to nourish your family for a happier, longer life.
➤ Get inspired by our quick and easy organic CNY recipes here.
诚兴伴礼，让爱安心 – meaning organic gifting with a piece of mind – is inspired by the Covid-19 trend where we gift to express our care. Why stop there? Gifting has always been a part of our traditions and the best way to level up this year is gifting with full assurance that it will serve the receiver a great abundance of health.
➤ Check out our specially curated CNY Gifts under RM40 collection here.
But Why Organic?
The first thing that comes to mind is “no chemicals, so they must be good!”
Back in the 2000s, organic food started as wellness food (to nursed back to health), but now has become the choice of life for most families to eat healthier without an ounce of worry while giving back to Mother Earth at the same time.
Organic foods also come with food knowledge in terms of origins, production, certifications and more. It is a long, costly process that incorporates time and effort to yield the best nutrient-dense foods.
How It’s Made
Similar to the prized wagyu beef story, organic foods are grown with care in the best environment and require a strict certification that guarantees top quality and safety measures.
While our amazing farmers don’t necessarily massage the fresh vegetables, they are fully invested from farm to table with full traceability – monitoring soil conditions, ensuring the land’s biological productivity, manually weeding out bad crops, importing fresh harvests and more.
All without the help of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers.
Wait… Full Traceability?
A term often used in the organic industry that refers to Organic Transaction Certificate or ‘the organic birth cert’, it is used to verify a product’s origin and organic status.
In layman’s terms, each product comes with a traceable batch code that answers the big 1H and 5Ws – how it is produced, what ingredients are used, why it is used, who packs it and, where and when it is distributed to.
Each production stage is scrutinized from farming, packaging to shipping to ensure the entire supply chain meets the stringent organic standards that give a great transparency and serve consumers with full organic trustworthiness guaranteed.
WDYM by Organic Standards?
The term ‘Certified Organic’ can only be used when it is certified by an independent third party certifier in Malaysia.
It can take up to 3 years of consistent organic practices to achieve this. Even after that, yearly audits will still be performed to ensure compliance to the demanding standards requirement. If you are interested, learn more how we got certified organic for the 15th time here.
With that being said, we are proud that ZENXIN is Malaysia’s first organic food company to be fully certified by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) which is accredited by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and International Food Safety Standards ISO22K.
- NASAA is one of the oldest organic certification bodies in Australia and in the world.
- IFOAM a membership-based organization working to bring true sustainability to agriculture across the globe
- ISO22K is an internationally recognised standard that combines the ISO9001 approach to food safety management and HACCP for the assurance of food safety at all levels.
Also, What’s Certified Organic at ZENXIN:
- All Organic Farms: ZENXIN Organic Park, Lojing Highland, Simpang Rengam and Gua Musang
- All our 30 contract farmers’ farms
- All Organic Processing Facilities: production, packaging, shipping, etc. (certified by ISO22K for food safety too)
- Organic Input Manufacturer: we make our own organic compost and fertilizer for all organic farmers
Go Organic with ZENXIN
Organic goodness are recipes of gratitude for the abundance we enjoy. Eat Well, Gift Well with ZENXIN this Chinese New Year – it is the ong time to relish wholesome goodness with family and friends.
After all, health is the greatest wealth.
With that, we wish you a prosperous Year of the Rabbit.