Food, Friends, Family and Fun
The Holiday Season is definitely for eating. We all know, or are, the person who is going to step out and try some new things when it’s meal time. Reward your more adventurous foodie friends with some unique products from Black Owned Brands. From sauces, to baking mixes, black owned brands are experimenting with flavor and health benefits while bringing premium quality to your fridge and pantry. Check out these 15 Gift ideas for foodies and get your order in today. If you want to see more options of great Black owned Food Brands, check out the category right here.
Let’s start our list with one of the more interesting coffee brands that your Foodie Friends can experience. Deadstock coffee combines two things, sneaker culture and coffee culture. You can get one of their many blends and be able to tie it in to the culture. They also have merch too, so grab a tee and make a gift pack for someone today.
There are a lot of ways to get your tea, and loose leaf tea has gotten more popular recently. But that isn’t for everyone and Teaspressa has taken a different approach. These tea blends are great for people who want to transition from coffee or switch things up but aren’t huge tea fans. The tea from this brand gives you a richer cup and you can enjoy it without having the coffee crash. The sugar cubes this brand offers are also unique and great for the foodie who loves a good cocktail as well. Go and check out the line up and grab yourself something too while you’re at it.
West Food Brands is a growing brand of gluten free baking mixes. Owner Mario West is driven to help change eating habits in the community and create a brand that gives back as well. You can find their apple cinnamon cookie mix or Sweet potato donut mix on Amazon or the company website along with recipes that you can try or adapt to fit your own uses.
Fact is I love Pecandy. These candy coated pecans are a perfect special gift for someone. They come in 4 flavor packed varieties and make a wonderful snack or topping for cakes, cupcakes, parfaits, pancakes and so much more.
Cane Collective is more than what meets the eye initially. This company came about over the perceived lack of understanding and education around Rum. They then developed a marketing agency designed to help spirits companies market their products. From this experience they developed Cane Mixers, a set of quality mixers for rum lovers.
You might not think of oil when it comes to healthy living and lifestyle products, but there is a place for it withing your diet. Emblem Olive Oil are healthier oils for your cooking made from olives grown in America. These oils also bring distinct flavor profiles to your meals. Gift these to your foodie friends and wait to enjoy the benefits in a variety of recipes.
When you want to set off your meal, a finishing butter is a great way to do it in a subtle way. Infusion Blends is a black owned brand who makes savory butter blends for your ease of use. Use with your bread that ties into your meal, or to finish off your main dish. The home chef will appreciate these collections.
Maya’s cookies from San Diego is a black woman owned brand of vegan cookies that don’t taste like it. Give the gift of delicious cookies and you don’t even have to break a sweat. These also will show up to your door in a tin, making it easy to tie on a ribbon to have the perfect presentation.
We suggest Vicky’s Cakes Pancake Mix on a regular basis because they are great tasting, premium pancake and waffle mixes. That makes them a great idea to give as a gift to a foodie. These aren’t just add water and go mixes, but they are tender and fluffy once you add the ingredients and they have actually flavor to them. With Vicky’s Cakes you won’t get nothingness on your plate. Don’t forget they can be made vegan and there is also a gluten free variety as well.
Honey is one of the better ways to sweeten your dishes. A little bit goes a long way and the different types do indeed bring different flavor profiles to your food. Noble Honey is 100% pure honey from black beekeepers. You don’t have to go to Mike’s for your Hot Honey either, Noble Honey has hot honey for your pizza, chicken, or however else you plan to use it. Try it in tea if you want with the winter weather coming soon.
This Texas based honey brand is a little bit different than some of the others. Pearl Honey Spreads has creamed honey varieties in addition to honey sticks and more. Creamed honey is a little more spreadable like jam and putting some on your toast along with fruit is a great, tasty, healthy way to get your morning started or have a nice snack.
A unique idea for bakers in your life would be interested in giving Berhan Grains a try. Teff is an ancient grain that is from Ethiopia. It is smaller than wheat flour and is a gluten-free super food. Incorporating this can be a nice challenge and change of pace with positive health benefits.
We have made sure to highlight brands on this list that are great for foodies and those who have to take care with what they eat because of dietary restrictions. The Pink Bakery is a black woman owned brand whose baking mixes and icing are all made with strict diets in mind. They are free of the big 6 food allergens so that you can make desserts for those who have restrictions with ease.
Truffles are known as a luxury in the world of fine dining and cooking. This NY based business is making it easier to incorporate into your menus. Trufflin’ has olive oil, salt, and hot sauce for your food lovers. This company is making it easier for everyone to have access to the luxury of truffles, as well as be able to use them properly.