In 2012, Troy was diagnosed with Stargardt's Disease, a degenerative retinal condition in which he has lost most of his central vision in one eye and has several blind spots in his better eye. It has reduced his vision to the point that he is no longer able to work. So, we decided that it was a perfect time to start a new business venture and since we are peanut butter addicts and pros at making our own blends, we decided to create our idea of perfect nut butter blends. So, we set to work trying out recipes and making blends that we thought were unique and suited our vision for the company.
Using Blind Spot in the name is part of that vision...sometimes you need to be blinded to be able to visualize a bigger picture. We are committed to turning the negative of Troy's disability into a positive for our family's future. A portion of our profits will always be committed to funding research for retinal conditions like Troy's and we are hopeful that one day a cure will be found.
We're constantly experimenting with new flavors and you never know what you'll see from our flavor combinations. We are committed to a whole ingredients product that is built on good practices. We use sustainable, non-GMO products in every blend and organic certified sweeteners and other ingredients. If something can't be found that is organic or non-GMO that we need to make a flavor work, we make that too!