Francis Scanlon and Vanessa Lengies
Gustus Vitae means 'Taste of Life' in Latin: an apt name for the artisan sea salt and gourmet seasoning company started and run by actress Vanessa Lengies and advertising exec Francis Scanlon. Their collection of spice blends and sea salts are all-natural, gluten, soy, MSG and preservative-free.
What started as small gifts for family and friends from their apartment in Venice Beach, CA, has gradually grown into something larger but Vanessa and Francis maintain the same attention to detail and small-batch crafting as always. Each salt/spice blend is personally inspected, hand-signed and labeled with their signature and unique batch number.
Vanessa and Francis are active participants in their local community and dedicated to giving back, working to benefit organizations like Meals on Wheels, VNC, and 1% For the Planet.