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Our Name Is Old, But Our Organic, Fair-Trade Store Is New

Viandas is a Spanish word that belongs to a time when all foods were whole foods.

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Viandas is an old Spanish word for food, most Spanish speaking people don’t really know it or maybe have heard it but never used it. Viandas is also the name of an organic grocery store I started in March 2012 here in San José, Costa Rica. I decided to call it that because for me it embodies a "back to basics" for everything food-related. It's a word that belongs to a time when all foods were whole foods, there were no pesticides, goods weren’t over-packaged and being wasteful wasn’t the norm.

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