Company: Zemas Madhouse Foods

Introduced: November 2017

Suggested Retail Price: $1.89

Product Snapshot: Known for its ancient whole grain baking mixes, Zemas Madhouse Foods’ better for you and “free from” cookies are now available in snack pack sizes for purchase. Made with ancient whole grains and available in four flavors (Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Cranberry and Peruvian Sweet Potato Spice), these crunchy cookies are “free from” gluten, dairy, rice, GMOs and the top eight allergens.

Just like Zemas baking mixes, Zemas bite-size cookies are clean, simple and packed with better for you ingredients like nutrient-rich ancient whole grains and a superseed trio of chia, hemp and flaxmeal. In fact, Zemas Madhouse Foods just received Grocery Headquarters magazine’s 2017 Gluten-Free Trailblazer Award for their innovation in the free-from category and having the most impact on the supermarket industry this year.

“The response to our line of better for you cookies has been great and I’m looking forward to sharing them in snack pack sizes,” Jill Motew, founder and CEO of Zemas says. “In terms of on-the-go snacking, my cookies are safe, satisfying and simple.”

Additionally, Zemas Sweet Potato Spice Cookies received Prevention magazine’s 2016 Cleanest Packaged Food Award. Each year, Prevention tests countless products, awarding only those that taste great, and meet the magazine’s strict criteria for healthy, clean ingredients.

Zemas cookies and baking mixes are Top 8 Allergen-Free, Non-GMO Project Verified, GFCO and Vegan certified, Kosher and made without refined sugar. Zemas cookies and mixes are made of ancient whole grains (e.g., teff, millet and quinoa) and a superseed trio (chia, hemp and flax) with built in Omega 3’s, fiber and protein.

“We are committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality cookies and baking mixes that are delicious, clean and entirely wholesome,” said Motew.