Meet the Maker: Ghostfish Brewing CompanyRequests for alcohol allergen details are bubbling up at Spokin and we are saying cheers to our FIRST Verified Alcohol Brand, Ghostfish Brewing Company! Ghostfish is one of the largest dedicated gluten-free breweries in the U.S. and their Seattle brewing facility also boasts the Ghostfish Taproom, a bucket list-worthy restaurant that's 100% dedicated gluten-free and allergy-friendly. Ghostfish’s craft beer is sold in 18 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Sports fans can also find it at some of the leading baseball and football stadiums. Learn more from Co-Founder Brian Thiel and tune in for Brian's Insta Live today 10/7 at 12pm CT. In partnership with our friends at
Meet the Maker: Better Bites BakeryBetter Bites Bakery chocolate covered cookie dough bites are one of the highest rated products on the Spokin app. Leah Lopez is the allergy mom and genius behind these top 9 free cookie dough bites, cake bites, cupcakes, and cakes that taste so good, they’re making classrooms and party guests jealous of the “safe” treat. Her refusal to have her son feel left out of celebrations drove her into the kitchen and ultimately landed her products on Whole Foods shelves nationwide. Leah and her team want everyone to have safe treats and are giving 500 winners FREE Better Bites! Tune in to our Insta Live with Leah at 12 PM CT/1 PM ET. In partnership with our friends at
Split-RailIn honor of Pride Month, we are thrilled to feature Split-Rail, a LGBTQ-owned restaurant and a haven to the food allergy community. Chef and owner Zoe Schor is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts and has a sesame intolerance and her Chicago-based restaurant is 100% nut-free, including the desserts and alcohol. Her experiences dining out with food allergies and with friends and family with specialized diets fueled her desire to take the embarrassment out of dining out with food allergies and build trust with her customers in her own restaurant.
Meet the Maker: Vermont Nut Free ChocolatesVermont Nut Free Chocolates allows the food allergy community to experience being a kid in a candy store. Started by allergy parents, Gail and Mark Elvidge, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates creates handmade chocolate, candy and baking products including fudge, truffles, holiday-themed molded chocolates, chocolate-covered pretzels, and more in their own dedicated nut-free facility. They’re one of our favorite allergy-friendly resources for Easter, and every other day of the year for snacking and baking. Join us for an Insta Live with CEO and Founder Mark Elvidge today (2-25-21) at 12 pm CT. In partnership with our friends at
Meet the Maker: Nurture LifeNurture Life is the meal delivery service of our dreams, offering fresh, healthy, nut-free meals that are ready in two minutes or less. The Founder, Jennifer Chow, not only manages her own food allergies but is also an allergy mom. Wanting to spend more time with her kids and less time in the kitchen without sacrificing serving healthy, delicious meals, she created this one-of-a-kind meal delivery service. Nurture Life is the only fully-prepared (no cooking!) meal delivery service made in a dedicated peanut- and tree nut-free facility. We couldn’t be more excited to share the Nurture Life story and provide an exclusive special offer of $25 off your first four orders (a $100 value!).
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Meet the Maker: Mission MightyMeCatherine and J.J. Jaxon are food allergy parents on a mission to prevent other children from developing food allergies. As a former CNN Senior Documentary Producer, Catherine dug into the groundbreaking research of the 5-year clinical trial called the LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy) Study, determined to prevent their newborn child from developing food allergies like his older sister. They went to the source and teamed up with LEAP Study author Dr. Gideon Lack and FARE co-founder Todd Slotkin, to create Mission MightyMe, a line of foods designed to make it easy for parents to follow the science and pediatric guidelines for including peanuts and other commonly allergenic foods in infant’s diets to help prevent food allergies from developing. Join us for a special two-part Insta Live series with the Mission MightyMe founders and Dr. Gideon Lack, author of the LEAP study!
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Meet the Maker: Zolli CandyAlina Morse's success story was even sweeter when we learned that she has food allergies. At just 15 years old, Alina is the CEO of Zolli Candy, the fastest-growing candy company in the U.S. Alina invented Zollipops, lollipops that are not only sugar-free, but are also top 8 free and 100% natural. They actually prevent cavities—giving parents and kids lots of reasons to smile. In partnership with our friends at
Meet the Maker: A la modeA La Mode ice cream is a dream cone true for the food allergy community. Sandy and Marc Roth created the first ice cream shop dedicated free of nuts, egg and sesame. Their NYC-based ice cream shop is the #1 rated ice cream shop on the Spokin App, their online store ships nationwide and they’re newly available on Walmart.com. Get the inside scoop on this fun-loving ice cream brand! In partnership with our friends at
Meet the Maker: Partake
Partake is the only allergy-friendly brand of cookies sold at Target. Now available nationwide are Crunchy Birthday Cake, Crunchy Chocolate Chip and Soft Baked Cookie Butter. Food allergy mom Denise Woodard hit the bullseye by creating delicious and healthy cookies that are also Top 8+ allergen free. If that wasn’t cool enough, Jay-Z’s venture fund is an investor!In partnership with our friends at
Meet the Maker: Partake FoodsIt started with a simple question — why don’t you ever give your daughter cookies? While most of us might have just looked up a recipe, the question inspired one mom to launch an entire business. A daughter with multiple food allergies, including several outside of the Top 8, was the driving force behind Denise Woodard’s leap out of a high ranking job at Coca-Cola and into the world of making cookies that taste great. FOLLOW DENISE IN THE SPOKIN APP
Meet the Maker: JUST
An egg-free product that tastes, cooks and even scrambles like conventional eggs sounds like a dream come true to many egg allergy families. While the founders of JUST set out to make a plant-based egg that’s good for the planet, they ended up creating a groundbreaking product for the food allergy community. Just in time for Food Allergy Awareness week, JUST is safely bringing scrambled eggs, omelettes, pancakes, French toast and more back to many kitchen tables.