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About Nathan Hirst

I am the Marketing Manager here at Blendtec. I love working for a company that has a product that improves the lives of its users. I also get the opportunity to participate the development of world’s most sophisticated blending technology, which is pretty cool.

My family and I love spending time outdoors. We do a lot of biking, running, boating, camping, snowshoeing, and other outdoor activities.

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Here are my most recent posts

PLU Produce Code Infographic

PLU Codes Demystified

Nathan Hirst
19 August, 2013

Have you ever wondered what those little stickers on your fresh produce mean? A few weeks ago I happened to ask this question and decided to do some research. As I dove in, I learned about those numbers on the stickers. It turns out they’re called PLU codes or Price-Look Up codes. I also learned

Bowl of baking soda

19 Unique Uses for Baking Soda

Nathan Hirst
15 July, 2013

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about unique uses for coconut oil. While writing that post, I learned you can make your own toothpaste by combining coconut oil, baking soda, and peppermint oil. My curiosity piqued, I decided to see what else I could make at home with natural ingredients. I learned

How to Cut a Watermelon Instructographic

How to Cut a Watermelon

Nathan Hirst
29 May, 2013

One of my favorite things about summer is eating fresh watermelon. I love eating it alone or drinking it in Agua Fresca de Sandia. Regardless of how you prefer to eat it, you’ll have to find a way to cut it. Here’s a fun way I’ve learned to cut a watermelon.   Do you have