If you want to add diversity and flavor to your pantry, consider stocking up on delicious treats from Black women-owned businesses. Despite their underrepresentation in the food and beverage industries, these brands offer a range of delicious products you won’t find anywhere else. From Trade Street Jam’s lip-smacking low-sugar spreads to Partake’s delicious allergen-free cookies, these brands boast mouth-watering products that deserve a prominent spot on your kitchen shelves.
Ahead, find our list of must-try snacks, pantry essentials and gourmet treats from Black women-owned brands you need to know. And the best part? By supporting these brands, you’re also supporting a more inclusive and equitable food industry. So, if you’re ready to get snacking, while uplifting amazing small Black women-owned businesses, keep scrolling.
Partake Foods Gluten Free Birthday Cake Cookies
Partake is the brainchild of Denise Woodard, a mom on a mission to create allergy-friendly cookies and baking mixes that everyone can enjoy. Their goodies are vegan, gluten-free and free from the top eight allergens, which means you can indulge in these yummy cookies without any worry.
Symphony Chips founded by Janice and Kevin Johnson hits all the right notes with their kettle-cooked potato chips. With flavors like garlic herb parmesan and cracked pepper and sea salt, these chips are perfect for snacking or adding some crunch to your sandwich.
Trade Street Jam Co. Strawberry Chipotle And Fig Jam
Trade Street Jam Co is where jamming meets innovation, thanks to founder Ashley Rouse. Her small-batch jams and marmalades come in unique flavors like blueberry lemon basil and strawberry chipotle and fig, and can be used in a various ways, from spreading on toast to adding some zing to your charcuterie board.
Oh-Mazing! is the name and the taste of this Black woman-owned brand that offers gluten-free and vegan granolas, trail mixes and nut butters. Founded by Dawn Anderson, their products are made with wholesome ingredients and come in all sorts of delicious flavors a la their Cranberry Orange Granola snack.
Capital City has your taste buds covered with their hot sauces and condiments. Inspired by founder Ange Branca’s travels and experiences, their products range from mild to extra hot and are sure to give your meals a kick!
For flavorful handcrafted beverages turn to Sip Herbals. Founded by Orletha Smith and Kelly Raulerson, their organic and fair-trade teas come in unique blends like spiced turmeric and dirty chi, perfect for when you need a little pick-me-up or some chill time.
Pipcorn is the popcorn that pops! Founded by Jeff and Jen Martin and Jen’s brother, Teresa Tsou, their mini popcorn snacks are made with non-GMO corn and come in delicious flavors like truffle, spicy cheddar and sea salt.
Founded by Toyin Kolawole, Iya Foods offers a range of African-inspired food products—from mixes for fluffy pancakes to spices and sauces. Their natural and wholesome ingredients bring a taste of Africa to your everyday cooking.
Everybody Eat proves that plant-based food can be delicious and inclusive. These little crispy wonders are a case endpoint. They’re a perfect snack for those who want to indulge in the cheesy flavor without the guilt.