9 Food Items That Benefit Charities
Häagen-Dazs Black Cherry Amaretto Gelato
One spoonful of this delightfully creamy gelato blended with dark cherries and almond-flavored liqueur and it’s amore. A portion of sales from every carton (plus many other flavors that contain bee-influenced ingredients such as strawberries, lemons, and mint) sold helps fund honey bee research.
To buy: $5 a pint, at supermarkets.
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Davidson’s Tulsi Rooibos Chai Tea
A blend of Rooibos leaves and three varieties of holy basil, this aromatic caffeine-free tea is full-bodied and rich with minerals and antioxidants. For each box sold, 10 percent of proceeds are donated to help small farmers living on less than a dollar each day.
To buy: $3 for a box of 8 tea bags, davidsontea.com.
Jcoco Edamame Sea Salt Chocolate Bar
Made with toasted edamame beans and a sprinkling of coarse sea salt, this unique milk chocolate bar puts a new spin on the salty-sweet trend. Every purchase helps fund food banks in the Northwest and Northeast to provide meals for those in need.
To buy: $8, seattlechocolates.com.
Oliovera Aged 18-year Balsamic Vinegar
Syrupy, sweet, and oh-so-delicious, just a few drops of this highly-concentrated vinegar go a long way. The company offers a whole range of flavored olive oils, too. For each bottle sold, five meals are provided to hungry children in the United States through donations made to Feeding America.
To buy: $21.50, oliovera.com.
Savannah Bee Company Bee Buddies Honey
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Two Degrees Chocolate Banana Bars
It may taste like chocolate chip banana bread, but this chewy gluten- and nut-free bar is low in calories and packed with healthy grains—so you can feel good about indulging in this sweet snack. Bonus: Every sale helps provide meals to hungry children.
To buy: $20 for a box of 9 bars, twodegreesfood.com.
Momofuku Milk Bar Perfect 10 Kookie Tin
The only thing better than a chocolate chip cookie is a chocolate chip cookie that’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and sweetened without the use of refined sugars. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each tin is donated to The FEED Foundation, which helps provide food to those in need.
To buy: $22 for a tin of 6 cookies, shopmilkbar.com.
Tillen Farms Pink Blush Maraschino Cherries
Perfect for topping a sundae or garnishing an old-fashioned cocktail, these maraschino cherries are processed without artificial colors, flavors, corn syrup, or preservatives, and taste nothing like their syrupy, cloyingly sweet cousins. For each jar sold, Oregon Cherry Growers donates five percent to help fund a cure for breast cancer.
To buy: $7, tillenfarms.com.
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