Sustainable Brands to Support

Discover Sustainable Food Brands to Support

Use this page as directory for discovering emerging sustainable food brands. Many of these companies are just starting out. Your wallet holds the power to support a more sustainable food system. Oh, these brands are all women-owned, too!

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Every choice you make matters. Often times we are told what not to buy or which brands not to purchase, but we are seldom advised on which sustainable food brands we should support. Your wallet holds the power to support a more sustainable food system. At Made to Sustain, we’ve partnered with brands who are doing the most when it comes to ethical sourcing and responsible manufacturing. We’re here to support food that’s made to sustain you and the planet. Browse our selection of sustainable food products and support the brands that stand for something more. If you want to know what constitutes a sustainable brand, take a look at our post on How to Find Eco-friendly Products.

Be sure to be on the look out for Brand Spotlights, where we will take a deep dive into understanding how the products are better for planet and for you. Because to shop sustainable brands, you need to know which sustainable food brands are actually sustainable. Another things to note: your taste buds will thank you, and so will the planet.

Sustainable Food Brands to Support

Matriark Foods

The world’s first carbon neutral, upcycled tomato sauce is brought to you by Matriark Foods. Their sauces and vegetable stocks are available at Whole Foods and on Amazon. You may have seen them in our Fancy Food Show post. We recommend testing out their variety package here! For a limited time, you can get a discount on their product through Amazon using the promo code: 20SUSTAIN

shop at made to sustain to support sustainable food brands and find sustainable brands to support like this upcycled tomato sauce from a woman owned company

Matriark Foods rescues ugly tomatoes make an eco-friendly and flavorful tomato sauce. From their carbon neutrality, to upcycled ingredient sourcing, there’s a lot to unpack. Equally important, there are impact metrics written on the side of each package! With sustainable and responsible packaging, this tomato sauce serves as more than your favorite companion to pasta, but a companion to the planet!

Farmer Foodie

We’ve seen many meat alternatives in the market and many new brands coming into the plant-based space. Despite many efforts, it’s always been a difficult challenge to replace some classic staples like Parmesan. Try the shelf stable vegan Cashew Parm today, and use discount code MADETOSUSTAIN10 at check out.

Farmer Foodie Cashew Parm is a Sustainable Food Brand to Support

Did you know most Parmesan on the market doesn’t meet the rigorous standards of Italian Parmesan cheese? Those that do are often import from Italy, leading to a high transport emissions.
Try Golden Chedda Cashew Parm on your favorite pastas, salads, or even popcorn – my favorite snack! It creates a cheesy, delicious snack that satisfied the need an umami flavor without the need for cheese. It’s more elevated than nutritional yeast alone! Best of all, it can even make queso, just add water! Look for Cashew Parm soon on Amazon or order direct from their website. Read the full write up on Farmer Foodie Here.

Renewal Mill

Renewal Mill creates crave-worthy gluten-free flours and bakery mixes with upcycled nutritious ingredients within the food system. All of the ingredients are sourced from places in the food system where nutrition is being lost. Starting with the overlooked ingredients within plant-based milk production, we’ve crafted a line of premium, high-fiber, gluten-free flours.

renewal mill offers sustainable baking mixes from upcycled flours

Their mission is to create a new circular economy of food that closes the loop in today’s current supply chains, keeps valuable nutrition from going to waste, and reduces our impact on the environment.

From cookie mix, to cake mix, to flour swaps, Renewal Mill has something for everyone. You can find this sustainable swap on their website by clicking the link below.

Sustainable Home Brands to Support

Earth Breeze

Earth Breeze is on a mission to make high quality, low-waste products. They focus on providing meaningful environmental and social impact for a more sustainable future – because small acts now make a huge impact tomorrow. 

Every time you use an Earth Breeze product you are reducing single-use plastic waste, supporting the 1% for the planet, and supporting a company that believes in leaving the planet better than they found it.

earth breeze laundry detergent is a sustainable swap for plastic laundry jugs

Sustainable Personal Care Brands to Support

Leaf Shave – Plastic Free Razor

There’s no plastic razor, or safety razor out there that’s like a Leaf Shave. By ditching your plastic razor, you’ll make a real difference.

Leaf Shave plastic free razor

Not just the money it’ll save, the plastic it cuts out, but the act of investing in a quality product that will last.

They package and ship plastic-free. We measure, record and aggressively offset the carbon footprint of our organization. And financially support climate action non-profits. Leaf Shave users will keep 3+ million disposable plastic razors out of landfill this year. You could be the 3Million +1!

Support Sustainable Food Brands Today!

“Eating is indispensable. To be able to continue eating, we need to think beyond nationalities and countries.”

Yoshihiro Narisawa
Winner of the first Sustainable Restaurant Award
for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Sustainable Fashion Brands to Support

The Days Sustainable Apparel

THE DAYS SUSTAINABLE APPAREL is the 1st private label, sustainable apparel storefront in all of New Jersey! The brand encompasses a collection of consciously curated styles for the contemporary woman. Each piece is infused with a sustainable edge, crafted from plant based fibers (bamboo, hemp, wood pulp), upcycled (vintage terrycloth, beach towels, production scraps) and/or recycled nylons. Alexa, the founder, aims to make a difference, purchasing with purpose and considering the future of our delicate environment. Check out her upcycled tote bags, which leverage retired fabrics from iconic local businesses in Cape May, NJ.

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Kelly D'Amico, Founder Made to Sustain

Kelly D’Amico, MBS

Hi there! I’m Kelly D’Amico. Welcome to my blog, Made to Sustain, which spreads awareness of building a more sustainable food system. I create and share recipes and food brands that are good for people and good for the planet. I have a Master’s degree in Global Food Technology and a BS in Food Science and Nutrition from Rutgers University. I’m eager to help you learn more about a sustainable diet.

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