Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to be USDA Certified Organic?

Implemented in 2002, the USDA Organics certification system went through over a decade of development. For packaged foods, only products that contain at least 95% organically produced ingredients (the other 5% must come from an approved National Organic Program list) can use the seal on its packaging and must be made in facilities that are certified to meet strict USDA Organic guidelines. Certified by an independent third-party, all USDA Certified Organic products must show documentation that allows full traceability from the retailer shelves to the field where the organic ingredients were grown.

What are the benefits of organic food?

1. Organic produce contains fewer pesticides.   Chemicals such as fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides are widely used in conventional agriculture and residues remain on (and in) the food we eat.
Organic food is often fresher  because it doesn’t contain preservatives that make it last longer. Organic produce is often (but not always, so watch where it is from) produced on smaller farms near where it is sold.
Organic farming is better for the environment. Organic farming practices reduce pollution, conserve water, reduce soil erosion, increase soil fertility, and use less energy. Farming without pesticides is also better for nearby birds and animals as well as people who live close to farms.
Organically raised animals are NOT given antibiotics, growth hormones, or fed animal by-products. Feeding livestock animal by products increases the risk of mad cow disease (BSE) and the use of antibiotics can create antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria. Organically-raised animals are given more space to move around and access to the outdoors, which help to keep them healthy.
Organic meat and milk are richer in certain nutrients.  Results of a 2016 European study show that levels of certain nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, were up to 50 percent higher in organic meat and milk than in conventionally raised versions.
Organic food is GMO-free. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or genetically engineered (GE) foods are plants whose DNA has been altered in ways that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding, most commonly in order to be resistant to pesticides or produce an insecticide

How does organic food benefit babies and children?

1. There are many reasons to choose organic food for your children – not only because of what it doesn’t contain, but also because of what it does. For example, organic food is richer in essential nutrients than conventionally-farmed produce. According to Super Nanny, organic food is also significantly better tasting, especially after the body gets used to not consuming many of the additives in non-organic food.

In general, it’s always a good idea to avoid foods that are high in added salt or artificial ingredients, particularly for babies and small children. As weaning marks the beginning of taste development, it’s best not to allow babies to get accustomed to poor quality, processed foods as it can easily become an ingrained habit for years or even a lifetime.

Organic is also the smart choice for parents concerned about the presence of chemicals in their child’s food. These chemicals are hard for young bodies to process. Organic food, with 95% fewer chemicals than non-organic food, helps reduce the amount of toxins entering the body in the first place. As babies eat many fruits and vegetables, avoiding those treated with pesticides by choosing organic can make a significant difference.

Are Mimmo Organics products Non- GMO?

Mimmo Organics products are always made without genetically modified ingredients.

What does non-GMO food mean?

1. Non-GMO means non-genetically modified organisms. GMOs (genetically modified organisms), are novel organisms created in a laboratory using genetic modification/engineering techniques. Scientists and consumer and environmental groups have cited many health and environmental risks with foods containing GMOs. 2. Genetic modification affects many of the products we consume on a daily basis.

Do Mimmo Organics products contain any synthetic colors or flavors?

No. Mimmo Organics products never contain any synthetic colors or flavors.

Where do you source your ingredients from?

The ultimate goal of Mimmo Organics is to deliver quality organic baby and children food. To ensure that this goal is met uncompromisingly, our products are USDA, EU organic, and FSSAI certified and have all the best and highest levels of certification. We procure ingredients from only certified organic growers and manufacturers. We rigorously source these special ingredients to ensure the cleanest recipes are delivered to our children.

Some of our products are manufactured and packaged in Europe, the premier source for organic foods for all the biggest companies in the world and few products manufactured in India. We aim to bring to Indian parents and children, the option of eating right, snacking on healthy organic food and grow up with the best eating habits.

Is your food vegetarian?

Yes! All of our food is 100% vegetarian

How Can I Find Out More About Allergies?

We label all our ingredients carefully – please check on the boxes or packages for all our ingredient information for allergens.

How much should my baby eat each day?

Every baby’s needs are different and will depend primarily on their size and appetite. Developmental stages may also affect their appetite. For example, a growth spurt may mean they will want to eat greater quantities more often while teething may cause them to eat less and be pickier with food. Follow your baby’s lead on how much and when they want to eat.

How old does my little one have to be to enjoy your products?

Every baby’s needs are different and will depend primarily on their size and appetite. Developmental stages may also affect their appetite. For example, a growth spurt may mean they will want to eat greater quantities more often while teething may cause them to eat less and be pickier with food. Follow your baby’s lead on how much and when they want to eat.

How old does my little one have to be to enjoy your products?

Age groupMimmo Organics product
9 months and upTender yums Organic Teething wafers
1)Blueberry & fig
2)Apple spinach & kale
10 months and upBaby flower multi millet pasta
10 months and upBaby flower whole wheat & red lentil pasta
10 months and upVeggie Alphabets pasta
12 months and upVeggie Little Mac pasta
24 months and upVeggie Elbows
24 months and upPower Twirls pasta
24 months and upSupa Bites

Why do you include “superfoods”, and why are they so “super”?

It is important to eat a diverse diet of healthy foods. However, some foods are recognized as being particularly nutritionally dense, and so are termed “superfoods”. We like to include these superfoods in our products to ensure that children are getting as much tasty goodness as possible. You will find buckwheat, spinach, kale which are both nutrient-rich and gentle on little tummies, in our Teething wafers and pastas.

Buckwheat: Buckwheat is actually the seed of a flowering fruit that is related to rhubarb and sorrel. It’s completely gluten-free and unrelated to wheat and all the grasses in the wheat family. So it’s a popular substitute for wheat for those who are gluten-intolerant.
Buckwheat is a powerhouse of nutrients like Vitamin B2, potassium, folate, calcium, magnesium and niacin. They make it perfect for wholesome nourishment for babies and is very good for a baby’s overall healthy development.
It is high in protein and dense in nutrients.

Kale: Of all the super healthy greens, Kale is King. Its definitely one of the healthiest and nutritious plant foods in existence. It is loaded with powerful antioxidants which prevents cell damage. Its also rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and other minerals.

Blueberry: Blueberries are nutritional powerhouses, Blueberries are one of the best antioxidant-rich foods that help protect the body from harmful toxins. They have anti-diarrheal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. The high amount of manganese in blueberries keeps the bones strong, and the high vitamin C content supports the immune system.

Fig: Fig help to boost immunity in children. They are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of antioxidant vitamins A, E and K that contribute to health and wellness.

Apple: Apple are brimming with vitamins like A, B1, B2 and C. They also contain minerals like iodine, phosphorous, iron and calcium that aids in overall development of your child. It is sure to keep you child full and happy.

Spinach: The healthiest green leafy vegetable which is loaded with iron, calcium, fiber, Vitamin C, omega 3 fatty acids and folate. It is important for the energy metabolism, functioning of brain and it improves memory.

How are Mimmo Organics Recipes created?

Because we’re parents too, we live the reality and understand the needs of today’s families. We are also driven by the long-term health and safety of children. Mimmo Organics products are created in collaboration by our research and development (R&D) team, and with partners like registered dietitians, nutritionists, lactation consultants, and medical professionals.

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