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Olive Oil bottle and a friendly Tijuana cantina

Seagate has been producing olive leaf extract since 1997. Until now, olive oil production has been kept at a minimum, sufficient to supply the requirements for encapsulating and bottling our softgels . The development work for this new product, olive oil in glass bottles, has been taking place for the last two years. The ultimate […]

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Introducing Heather on Doug Kaufmann’s t.v. show

Today’s blog has the pleasure to introduce Heather, Seagate’s next generation. Some of the key people working their way up the Seagate company ladder include family. Heather grew up in the family business, and has been working in the company for most of the last 7 years, with one time-out for a solo back-packing trip through […]

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October harvest and new dangers in Baja

It is October, which means that the grapes are ready to be harvested. They have reached their deep purple color, peak sugar content and maximum antioxidant level. This is the Fall season in Baja California for Seagate. The olives will still require several more months before they ripen, changing from green to dark purple, when […]

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Doug Kaufmann T.V. with Seagate

While many of you have seen Doug Kaufmann’s t.v. show “Know the Cause”, today’s blog provides a visit behind-the-scenes to Doug’s broadcast studio. Seagate was Doug Kaufmann’s first sponsor in 1997 when he originally aired his health talk show called “Your Health Matters” on the radio. Seagate continues to be a major sponsor of Doug’s […]

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Smuggling drugs by boat into San Diego

The San Diego/Tijuana border area is a dangerous place, and a part of Seagate’s World. During the day, the beaches along the San Diego coast are known for surfers and tourists (and sometimes Seals in training) enjoying the mild weather and afternoon sun. However, when the sun goes down, an entirely different sport takes place […]

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Seaweed Part II – Grover’s Skin Rash By Richard Lentz

Today’s blog entry is a little different from the usual theme of showing photos of Seagate’s farm and factory, in to bring you Grover’s “Disease” or “Rash”, or  whatever it is??  The word disease is in parenthesis because dermatologists have no idea what it is, what causes it, how to treat it or if it […]

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Seagate Seaweed and Japan’s Fukushima Radiation Discharge

Seagate harvests giant the kelp,  Macrocystis pyrifera, along the west coast of Baja California, primarily along the bays within a 20 miles of Ensenada.  Seaweed has been a part of Seagate’s fishing and marine harvesting program since 2003.  It is one of 18 raw materials that Seagate produces. Until November 2011 consumer demand for seaweed […]

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Mexico voted … and the people lose once again

Mexican Presidential Elections 2012 Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional) It is now official (well sort of official)  the people of Mexico voted for president on July 1st, and after a week of recounts, claims of voter fraud, vote-buying, and ballet-box stuffing … the only certainty in this ballot is that the people of Mexico […]

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Diving at 60 – by Richard Lentz

The underwater photographs appearing throughout the Seagate World blog were taken by me.   I have been diving for over 40 years.  I am now 60 years old, and have a healthy case of denial. While diving at this the age is today’s topic, the real message is that it is possible to continue to do […]

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Mexico’s Presidential Elections – coming soon on July 1st

Whoever wins, the Mexican people always lose Excitement is growing in Mexico again as the July 1 election date approaches for this country to choose a new president. One good rule that the U.S. could learn from is that the Mexican presidents and other major office holders like Governors cannot run for consecutive terms. So […]

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