• The BIG Reveal

    We have been teasing our BIG reveal all month, and last weekend we finally unveiled our secret to the world! Jungle Jim’s has received a colossal portrait of Jungle himself made out of over 12,000 Jelly Belly jelly beans! It took over 100 hours to create and weighs over 100 pounds. The piece was made by Jelly Belly’s resident artist Kristen Cumings who makes these huge pieces of art for Jelly Belly. Jungle will be joining the likes of Martin Luther King Jr.,

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  • Jeni In The Jungle

    Last week we were honored to welcome Jeni Britton Bauer from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to our Fairfield store! Jeni took 10 lucky people on a flavor tour around the store and showed the group some of her favorite products that you can only get right here at the Jungle. While showing them around, she grabbed some items for her class following the tour, but she couldn’t help but fill her cart with some delicious chocolates,

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  • From Across The Globe, To You!

    Recently, we received a message from Scott Robb, a customer of ours for many years. He’s currently in Bishkek, the capital of Central Asian country Kyrgyzstan, checking out a market and bazaar that’s housed along the ancient Silk Road trading route that was used from China to the Mediterranean.

     

    Surrounded by beautiful, rugged mountains, Kyrgyzstan is home to snow leopards and lynx, while Bishkek itself is known for it’s Ala Archa National Park,

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  • Coming Soon to the Jungle: Kombucha Bar!

    ​Jungle Jim’s International Market and Fab Ferments proudly present the Kombucha Bar at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield. 

    What is Kombucha

    Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that is highly effervescent. Originating in China, it’s been around since about the year 200 BC. Traditionally black or green tea is the base, then sugar and the SCOBY is added for fermentation.

    Now, you may be asking, what exactly is a SCOBY?

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  • New In the Jungle – Bulk Essential Oils – Local, Pure, and Beneficial

    Now available at Jungle Jim’s International Market, Herb ‘N Jungle is excited to offer bulk Essential Oils created by Natural Options Aromatherapy, an Ohio business. Offering a more clinical approach to aromatherapy, all of their Essential Oils are pure and therapeutic grade. While several varieties of Essential Oil have been available at the Herb ‘N Jungle for quite some time, this affordable new option is great for those who wish to put together their own blends and use them for other creations.  Read article