I am constantly looking for new brands online — like always — but I thought what a good time to find some brands I have either tried and loved or need to try that are black owned! Check out my roundup of black owned businesses that have keto products! Buy! Support! Follow! And if you’re waiting for your next paycheck (like me) share!
Why Support Black Businesses?
Large companies have a long history of oppressing smaller businesses, and it needs to stop. Especially by putting a heavy burden on low-income communities. When small businesses flourish, so do their communities. Shopping Black Businesses can help in a number of ways right now, and for the future.
- 6 Reasons to Support Black Owned Businesses
- Buying Black, Rebooted
- 75 Black Owned Businesses to Support
- Why Are Black-Owned Businesses Less Successful than White-Owned Businesses? The Role of Families, Inheritances, and Business Human Capital
Do You know other brands that need to be on this list?
Pleeeeease let me know! I want this list to include everyone!
1. Cappy’s Dry Rub
If you know me, you know how much I love Cappy’s Dry Rub. Gene (Cappy) Holmon is an Army veteran who was disabled during the Vietnam war. Him and his wife Paulette started this business in 2013 and now are selling all over Southern California and online.
2. G. Hughes Sugar-Free
Award-winning pit master G Hughes brings you his variety of sugar free, gluten free, preservative free, BBQ Sauces, Dipping Sauces, and Marinades that are perfect for your next meal creation!
3. BLK & BOLD
Coffee. Founded by friends Pernell Cezar Jr and Rob Johnson, they offer a wide assortment of coffee and tea. Plus, five percent of its profits are donated to disadvantaged youth.
4. Thrive Donuts
“If your health lifestyle is going to be sustainable, it needs to be enjoyable.” – Amber, founder. This LA Local doughnut shop serves and delivers Keto, Vegan, and Paleo flavors.
5. Misha’s Kind Foods Cheese
Misha’s Kind Foods Cheeses, founded by Ian Martin and Aaron Bullock, is a non-dairy spread made from a cashew and almond milk base and blended with various, locally sourced, fresh herbs, vegetables and spices. Keto and Dairy Free, my favorite combination!
6. Iya Foods
Made by Toyin Kolawole. If you love spices and sauces you will love this company! They sell flours, baking mixes, spices and seasonings designed to help bring the flavors of West Africa to gluten-free cooking. There are many keto options (I need to try that Cauliflower Powder!)
7. Ivy’s Tea Co.
A pop culture and Hip-Hop inspired holistic health brand. We have herbal tea and herb-infused sweeteners for the culture. Ivy’s Tea Co. is owned and operated by first-generation herbalist and Tea Bae, Shanae. Try C.R.E.A.M – tea!
8. Healthy On You
Edible Playlist Spice Sets. Founded in 2015 by Sam Binkley, a certified health coach looking for healthy exotic blends and flavors to balance her favorite recipes. Sway to the rhythms of the recipes with these curated hearty spice boxes that come with Spotify playlists and recipes!
9. Guilt-Free Pastries
The Guilt Free Lifestyle™ began with Chef Brandon’s awakening 15 years ago when he went from an unhealthy 300 pounds to a healthy 175 pounds. He discovered his allergic reaction to gluten in February 2013. Check out his amazing line of keto baked goods! With avocado brownies, keto-friendly granola, and amazing looking donuts.