From playdates to frequent travel, we’ve always been a family on-the-go. Food allergies were never top of mind for us, but when my daughter, Vivienne, began eating solid foods, it suddenly became clear she had several. And just as suddenly, our lives began to change.
Naturally, I set out to find the healthy, allergy-friendly snacks we’d need to fuel our active lifestyle. I came away from the stores frustrated and mystified. Nothing on the shelves met our dietary needs and my healthy standards. Were we the only health-conscious family living with food allergies and looking for fun, easy food options?
Of course not. In my research, I quickly learned what so many parents out there already know. Food allergies are a serious and growing concern for today’s families. Eight allergens (wheat, tree nuts, peanuts, milk, eggs, soy, fish, and shellfish) are implicated in 90% of food allergies, which currently affect 1 in 13 kids and are expected to impact up to 1 in 10 kids by 2020.
While no one knows why food allergies are on the rise, the need for allergy-friendly food options is exceedingly clear. Studies have even shown that food allergies are linked to elevated social anxiety and fear of social rejection and humiliation in children.
And that’s why I set out to create my own. Making allergy-friendly, real and healthy snacks from scratch for my daughter was hard work, but I refused to give up or give in — and Partake Foods was born.
At Partake Foods, we say you don’t need food restrictions to love our snacks — but if you do have have them, be sure to get your share before the rest of the family gobbles them up! Our products are deliciously made for just about everyone - from those with restrictions to those who simply want to eat more healthfully.
You see, we’re a family who understands the challenges that come with finding safe, healthy snacks and the importance of bringing people together through food. As we grow, you can count on fun, easy food options that meet dietary needs and healthy standards without compromising taste. All of our products are:
- Free of the Top 8 Allergens, artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives as well as Non-GMO Project Verified and OU Kosher.
- Produced in a facility that is free of the Top 8 Allergens.
- Made with simple ingredients parents and kids can easily understand.
- Transparently sourced from trusted suppliers.
We take care to make our products delicious, safe and healthy for everyone.