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R&D Day

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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Product Development and Quality by Design

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 traveled the world and managed global teams. Through experience, lessons learned, and innovative ideas, we are working very hard to bring...

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Not all candles are created equal

In our interactions with our customers this year, what stood out was the fact that everyone loves candles...and that not all candles are created equal...my grammar teacher would say...equally. Customers love the fact that our candles are 100% Soy Wax and that we use phthalate-free oils (not a typo...pronounced THUH-LAYT). Our candles burn longer, cleaner, and the oils we use to make it fragrant are friendly to the nasal passages! Allergies? No problem, we do not overpower our candles with fragrance oils so you can leave them burning for hours and your nose will not complain...or house mates. Then again, please do not burn candles for more than 4 hours and remember to...trim the wick. So...looking to give candles as...

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Detoxify

As much as I love summer, I always welcome the reprieve of the cold weather that Fall offers. The crisp mornings with a cup of coffee as I sit in our kitchen in my sweater, reminiscing the new memories made over the previous months. Life, I believe, is the sum of all the little moments along the way...so we better make it worth revisiting every now and then. And when we feel like we need to take a break from all the craziness and business, we do something for ourselves. In that "me" time, our detoxify candle is perfect. The minute you open the clear jar filled with green soy wax, a strong whiff of leaves fill your nose and...

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