21 Black-Owned Vegan Food Brands to Support Right Now

21 Black-Owned Vegan Food Brands to Support Right Now

Jun 8, 2020 BY: Allie Mitchell

Load up your kitchen with these amazing vegan food products from Black-owned businesses across the nation! Right now, it is more important than ever to support the Black community. Signing petitions, donating money, and attending peaceful protests are just a few ways to amplify the Black Lives Matter movement, but it doesn’t have to stop there! Put more of your spending money toward supporting local Black-owned businesses, rather than larger corporations. Whether you need coffee, snacks, or plant-based meats and cheeses, this list covers it all!

 

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Misha’s Kind Foods

Los Angeles

Good vegan cheese can be hard to come across. From texture to taste to the way it melts, there are many aspects we look for in non-dairy cheese products. But with Misha’s Kind Foods, you won’t have to worry about any of that! Their cashew and almond-based cheese come in a plethora of melodious flavors using hints of sun-dried tomatoes, cilantro, habanero, roasted carrots, black truffles, and more! Their products are available at stores across Los Angeles. Check out their website for a full list of locations!

Photo credit: @newdelivenice on Instagram

Misha's Kind Foods

Mamaleelu Cold Brew

Kalamazoo and Nationwide

Where are our coffee lovers at? Founder Maliesha Pullano's passion and mission for Mamaleelu Cold Brew is to provide high-quality coffee and showcase her Black woman-owned food brand in a highly competitive, yet not very diverse market. And her coffee is outstanding! Want to see what all the buzz is about? Order a bag of Mamaleelu’s ground coffee or coffee beans to be delivered nationwide, or stop by a local retailer in Kalamazoo! Stay tuned for the launch of Mamaleelu’s cold brew coffee subscription boxes!

Mamaleelu

Egunsi Foods

New York and Nationwide

What do you eat when it’s cold? Soup! What do you eat when you’re not feeling well? Soup! What do you eat when you need some comfort? Soup! What do you eat––okay, you get the point! What we’re trying to say is you can never go wrong with a warm bowl of soup. Egunsi Foods specializes in authentic West African soups made with fresh, rich ingredients. Enjoy this soup solo or add it to your favorite dish for a saucy flavor flair! Purchase this soup online or at select stores in New York.

Egunsi

Funky Mello

Nationwide

What’s squishy, sweet, and square-shaped? Funky Mello’s vegan and gluten-free Marshies (that’s marshmallows)! Since summer is right around the corner, why not stock up on Marshies so you can make s’mores whenever you please? Choose from their Vanilla or Strawberry Marshies and load up your online cart. And word has it, there’s a chocolate flavor launching soon!

Funky Mello

Pop of Inspiration

Nationwide

While we’re on the topic of s’mores, let’s talk about this amazingly tasty Vegan S’mores Popcorn from Pop of Inspiration! Each bag contains organic vegan popcorn that’s coated in graham cracker crust and mixed in with mini marshmallows and semi-sweet chocolate chips––we’re drooling just thinking about it! This brand also makes Birthday Cake Popcorn, Spicy Popcorn, Salted Caramel Popcorn, and White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies. And yes, it’s all vegan!

Pop of Inspiration

No Cookie

Nationwide

Have you ever tried the No Cookie Cookie? No? Then you’re going to want to order some in the very near future! These moist and chewy cookies contain no dairy, no eggs, and no wheat––now can you tell where they get their name from? The wide variety of flavors range from Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, and Chocolate Chip to Lemon Poppyseed, Carob Mint, and Island Coconut! Well, what are you waiting for? Order your cookies online or you can track them down at select retailers across the nation!

No Cookie

Better Chew

Northern California

Chef GW Chew is the owner of The Veg Hub, a vegan restaurant in Oakland and founder of the plant-based meat company, Better Chew. He started these plant-based ventures to change how people eat, “one chew at a time.” Chef Chew is known for his wildly delicious and versatile vegan meats. We’re talking about vegan Shredded Steak, Shredded Chicken, Fried Chicken, or Barbecue Fried Chicken! Find them at Whole Foods across Northern California or in dishes at Compassion Meals, The Veg Hub, Malibu’s Burgers, The Butcher’s Son, and Vegan Mob.

Better Chew

Mac & Yease

Nationwide

If you’ve tasted the vegan mac ‘n’ cheese from the Whole Foods hot bar or deli section, you know it’s glorious! But did you know it’s from this vegan company? Ayindé Howell is a Black vegan chef, activist, writer, actor, and the mastermind behind Mac & Yease––talk about a jack of all trades! His Mac & Yease is cheesy, comforting, and oh-so-satisfying. Pick from Original or Jalapeno & Cheddar and get it delivered straight to your door! Do you understand how life-changing this is? Vegan mac ‘n’ cheese that can be shipped nationwide! SO MUCH YES!

Mac & Yease!

Azzizah’s Herbal Green Popcorn

Nationwide

What’s the best movie-watching snack? Popcorn! Azzizah’s Herbal Green Popcorn gets its color from the superfood, spirulina! It’s also seasoned with other tasty, health-boosting spices from turmeric and nutritional yeast, to basil and curry powder. The company was started by Azzizah Rahim and her family to improve people's health with the power of super plants! Order your Herbal Green Popcorn online or use the store locator on their website to find it near you!

Azzizah's Herbal Green Popcorn

MylkDog

San Diego and Nationwide

What’s our secret to a perfect plate of vegan nachos? This creamy, drool-worthy Notcho Cheese from MylkDog! Their jars of vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free sauce are made with just eleven ingredients. Whether it’s nachos, mac ‘n’ cheese, burritos, burgers, or just to dip fresh veggies in, this cheese doesn’t disappoint! MylkDog’s jars are available online for nationwide shipping or at Mission Square Market Deli in San Diego.

MylkDog

Atlas Monroe

Nationwide

Where can you get Vegan Crispy Fried Chick’n, Cured Bacon, Apple Wood Fired Ribs, and Popcorn Chik’n? Atlas Monroe! Owner Deborah Torres was seen on an episode of Shark Tank last year where she shockingly turned down an investment offer of one million dollars. After the episode aired, Atlas Monroe’s Crispy Fried Chik’n went viral! People couldn’t get enough of their craveable plant-based meats––including vegan social media influencer, Tabitha Brown! Their wildly popular products can be ordered online or found in dishes at a handful of restaurants around the US.

Atlas Monroe

Photo credit: @mothercluckerr on Instagram

Plantmade

Nationwide

Need some fuel for your at-home workouts? Plantmade to the rescue! A single serving of this brand’s vegan protein powder comes in at a whopping 20 grams of protein with only 3 grams of fat and 0 grams of sugar. Their all-natural protein powder is available chocolate and vanilla variations––perfect for a nutritious and delicious post-workout shake! Plantmade’s protein powder is currently on backorder until early July, but keep them on your wish list, because you won’t want to miss out on their products!

Plantmade

Partake Foods

Nationwide

Care for a cookie? Yes! When Denise Woodard learned that her daughter had several food allergies, she set out to create flavorful allergen-friendly snacks, and eventually, turned it into a business! Whether you have food allergies or not, the cookies from Partake Foods are delightful! They stock so many varieties, you’ll never feel like you’re missing out! The selection ranges from Chocolate Chip, Carrot Cake, and Ginger Snap, to Cookie Butter, Birthday Cake, and Double Chocolate Chip! You can purchase these crunchy, circular cuties online, or at retailers across the nation!

Partake Foods

Power Bites

Nationwide

Energize your day with these vegan and gluten-free Power Bites! They’re healthy, sweet, and made from all-natural ingredients like dates and cacao. Yum! Each snack pouch contains Salted Peanut Butter or Almond Butter Crunch-flavored bites. Order yours online or in select retailers nationwide!

Power Bites

Golde

Nationwide

Turmeric is one of the most popular superfoods out there. It’s great for digestion, clear skin, and boosting your immune system! Golde’s vegan and keto-friendly Turmeric Latte Blend is an extraordinarily yummy way to get your fix! Choose between the Original, Cacao, or Matcha Turmeric Latte Blend and add it to water, plant-based milk, coffee, or smoothies. Visit their website to purchase yours today.

Golde

Yolélé Foods

Nationwide

Many communities in the West African Sahel experience extreme poverty. The Fonio sold by Yolélé Foods creates an export market for ingredients grown by rural West Africans, which in turn supports their economy and agriculture. What is Fonio? A tiny ancient grain (similar to couscous or rice) that’s native to Africa. It’s easily digestible and contains Methionine and Cystine, two amino acids that are essential for growth. So not only does purchasing this product support vulnerable populations in West Africa, but it’s also great for your health and taste buds! Head to their website or visit a Whole Foods near you for a bag or two!

Yolele Foods

Holmes Applesauce

Nationwide

There’s nothing more refreshing than a spoonful of applesauce! Using his grandfather’s recipes, Ethan Holmes launched this company at the young age of 15! His all-natural applesauce is made with real fruit ingredients and no added sugar. Original, Apple Pie, and Strawberry Peach are the three flavors you can find online and in select supermarkets in the US.

Holmes Applesauce

BLK & Bold

Nationwide

Coffee or tea? Both! BLK & Bold crafts specialty coffee and tea in a plethora of blends and intensities. Bid adieu to your bland cup of joe, because these varieties are rich and flavorsome! From light to dark roast coffee and black to herbal tea, there’s bound to be something that’ll fill your cup (literally and metaphorically)! BLK & Bold is available online or in select Target, Whole Foods, and coffee shops across the US, and 5% of all sales made from BLK & Bold are donated to at-risk youth across the country.

BLK & Bold

WAT That MOUF do

Little Rock and Nationwide

Two words: VEGAN. RANCH. When it comes to buffalo cauliflower, fresh veggies, vegan nuggets, and pizza, vegan ranch is a must! WAT That MOUF do makes their ranch with fresh dill, parsley, cilantro, soy mayo, veggie broth, MTP spices, and lots of love! Place an order for nationwide delivery or if you are near Little Rock, Arkansas, there's a local pickup option!

What That MOUF do

A Dozen Cousins

Nationwide

There’s nothing that pairs better with grains than beans! This vegan company makes slow-cooked beans that are inspired by traditional Black and Latino recipes from throughout the Americas. These pre-cooked pouches of beans are ready to heat-and-eat! Introduce your palate to their Cuban Black Beans, Mexican Cowboy Beans, and Trini Chickpea Curry. Order online at Amazon.com and Walmart.com.

A Dozen Cousins

AYA Raw

San Diego and Nationwide

If you’re a snackaholic like we are, you may be on the hunt for healthier food products to add to your regimen! AYA Raw’s guilt-free raw vegan snacks are just what you need! Their Banana Brittle, Walnut Butter, and O.G. Kale Chips are jam-packed with nutrients, but not obscure ingredients! Want to get snacking? Place an order online for nationwide delivery. If you’re near San Diego, AYA Raw offers $5 local weekly delivery.

AYA Raw

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