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After 6 months, we decided to vend at an outdoor event in Virginia. It was windy and cold, nothing new during this time of the year. What was new, was the mood and how much more aloof we need to be around each other...to keep ourselves and our families safe. Where vendors used to encourage customers to interact with their products, an abundance of precaution now permeates. From vendors putting barriers up around their tent to asking customers to sanitize their hands with wipes or a hand sanitizer, it has changed how we present and let our customers examine our...

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These times are especially trying with the Pandemic impacting everyone globally and no vaccine to date. While the biotechs and big pharmas pursue this effort, let's all do our part in staying safe and healthy, for ourselves, our family, and our friends. Regularly scheduled events and craft shows have been cancelled but we remain hopeful that some semblance of normalcy will return soon. Wear a mask if you are going to crowded events, even if people don't show signs and symptoms of sickness. Let's do our part in preventing the spread of COVID so we can all focus on rebuilding.

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During the "slow" months, we, at Green Papaya, take the opportunity to revisit our brand, our products, and our new product introduction plans for the year. Today, we worked on one of the candles we are thinking of launching in Q2/Q3 this year. We are pleased with the result of this R&D activity today and we will be including it in our collection. Stay tuned! 

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At Green Papaya, we are always looking for ways to improve our product and to develop new products that our customers will love. We focus not only on making sure our products are eco-friendly but also pleasing to the senses, including the sense of sight. We love beautiful things and we integrate this love of beauty into our candles, our labels, our packaging, and our brand. We like it when our customers give us a two thumbs up for our candle quality and how professionally put together they are. Our founder is a biochemist with a corporate background who has...

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new year, update -

Last year, we learned a lot. It was our first full year of business and we've met many talented and gifted candle makers in our journey. We have also met wonderful event coordinators who do not seem to run out of energy in putting effort into event after event after event.  After months of going to events and shows, we took our time to recoup and recharge. We are starting this year with a lot of ideas and new venues to participate in. This year, 2019, as we start our second year in the business...we hope to be even better...

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