This article showcases our top picks for the best Pennsylvania based Organic Food companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Organic Food industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Pennsylvania Organic Food Companies
Simply Good Jars
Simply Good Jars is a B-Corp company that delivers healthy meals in reusable + returnable packaging through use of smart refrigerated kiosks placed in offices, transit centers, universities and health-systems. Driven by purpose to change that way people think about consumption, SGJ introduces sustainable business practices into their everyday operations with a zero-waste goal.
For every jar returned back to the company for reuse, they will help feed someone in need and ensure that no packaging materials end up in landfills.. .
SIPP eco beverage
Sipp was first handcrafted in our kitchen, mixing organic ingredients to create unique layer of blended fruits and herbs into a refreshing sparkling beverage. Whether its mixed in a drink recipe to create a fresh, natural cocktail or chilled and enjoyed on its own, Sipp’s flavors are a perfect fusion of clean, simple culinary extracts.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!. .
Blume Honey Water
Blume Honey Water harnesses the power of honey in its hydrating, energizing artisanal waters. Its honey water journey began when beverage specialist Michele Meloy Burchfield was approached by Joe Ross, a sports coach at a Pennsylvania boarding school, who had been mixing honey with water to create a natural hydration and energy alternative for his athletes.
It aims to create a delicious, naturally elegant hydration solution that could create awareness around bee sustainability.. .
Sweet Note Bakery
Sweet Note Bakery is a gluten-free and allergen free bagel manufacturer based in Manayunk. It recreated an authentic New York-style bagel to be completely free of the top 8 common food allergens, along with being gluten-free.
Sweet Note Bakery ensures to use only high quality natural ingredients in their products to deliver nothing but the best.. .
They are proud to bring you Naturi, an organic, grass-fed Greek yogurt that never compromises on quality or taste. Inspired by our mothers who always prepared healthy, nutritious meals, they are passionate about offering honest products to our customers and their families.
By combining high quality ingredients with only small amounts of added sugar, they created an entirely honest yogurt free of artificial flavorings, colors, thickeners and sweeteners.. .
ALLPUR(tm) will employ a novel business model to achieve maximum, profitability in bringing its innovative beverage categories to the marketplace. The company will partner with the supplier of its base nutrient who will also become the company’s product co-packer.
The will greatly reduce the need for initial capital for bricks and to support mortar and high production overhead. Additionally, ALLPUR will partner with major Dairies for economic distribution of its refrigerated beverages to public and private schools, retail and food service.
This arrangement is possible for even though the company’s product are delicious and fun to consume, they have been approved by the USDA for distribution to and consumption in school cafeterias by school aged children who today not only desire fun and enjoyment but also have embarked upon the pursuit of a healthier Life Style. The strength of the ALLPUR business model that the Company has created cannot be overstated.
The model brings proven expertise to each functional silo ( Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales and Marketing) while decreasing risk as the product is launched. It also allows the company to control its burn rate and employ its initial capital towards value-enhancing activities..
5 Generation Bakers
5 Generation Bakers provides cinnamon swirl bread, known as Jenny Lee Swirl Bread sold in more that 4 000 locations. Jenny Lee Swirl Bread is made out of naturally fermented dough.
Founded in 2009, the company started by sourcing sustainable ingredients, including cage-free eggs. It is based in Mckees Rocks, Pennsylvania..
Eat Nice makes plant-based, vegan, and dairy-free comfort food. They are on a mission to get eating plant-based by making it delicious, easy, and familiar.
Their frozen filled pastas satisfy nostalgia for traditional products while offering unexpected and yummy flavors made from clean and simple ingredients. Eat Nice was founded in 2016 by Paul Cantagallo and Nell McBride and is headquartered at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..
Common Market connects wholesale customers to farmers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware by marketing and distributing good food to schools, hospitals, grocers and workplaces. We aggregate food in our warehouse from about 75 regional producers and deliver 6 days a week to almost 150 public and private schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, workplaces, grocery stores, nonprofits and faith institutions throughout the Delaware Valley.
Customers order case-load quantities of food from our consolidated availability list, representing the full bounty of seasonal food produced in our region by Common Marketâ€™s network of sustainable farmers. Common Market staff works year-round with farmers and artisanal producers to develop a dependable supply of the freshest foods grown sustainably in our region..
In 2013, Homesweet Homegrown became the highest selling hot sauce in Kickstarter history, raising $53K+ thanks to 1600 backers around the world who wanted to bring transparency back to their food system. Their 3 signature sauces are all natural and vegan, featuring organic ingredients and pesticide-free peppers that they grow with love from seed to shelf.
Unlike many food producers, they grow what they make and are driven by their love of artisan food and sustainable farming. Every bottle sold helps them convert GMO cornfields back to organic fields for their peppers..
Emport, LLC operates with a simple mission More safe food, more happy people. Accordingly, They are proud to distribute a growing assortment of quality control methods for commercial kitchens within the United States and Canada.
For more information on our current products, please have a look around this site. Emport LLC More Safe Food, More Happy PeopleWe specialize in food testing kits that combine user-friendly design with scientist-friendly standards.
Their product lines include: The GlutenTox line of gluten test kits, starting with GlutenTox Home, perfect for families or individuals with celiac disease to test a few foods or beverages for traces of gluten. Both GlutenTox Home and GlutenTox Pro, our best-selling professional gluten test kit, can detect as little as 5ppm gluten in less than 20 minutes.
While GlutenTox Pro has the additional feature of easy surface testing for gluten, both kits are designed to identify gluten just as accurately as GlutenTox Sticks, our kit for quality control professionals with access to lab equipment.. .
This article was written by Benjamin Friedberg from Toast Fried. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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