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The Mary’s Gone Crackers® seed was planted the day Mary discovered the power to create amazingly good snacks using only whole, plant-based ingredients. The popularity of her tasty crackers quickly spread far beyond her kitchen, inspiring her to walk away from a successful career to follow her passion.

Today, we continue to build on Mary’s original creations with new and exciting flavors baked with ingredients you can actually see—making each cracker a unique window into our love of seed-craft. Eat them right out of the box or get creative with your favorite toppings to build your own taste bud adventure!

SNACK HAPPY, LIVE HAPPY™

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OUR MISSION

To nourish the whole person in body and mind, to spread our love of food and fun through
organic whole foods while making the world a better place.

DELICIOUS & NUTRITIOUS

Mary's Gone Crackers - Always Organic

Seed Crafted with Care

We Support Non-GMO

Always Organic

ALL ORGANIC. NO COMPROMISE.

You’ll see the word “organic” on a lot of packaging these days. Ours is no exception. But you should know what organic stands for when used by Mary’s Gone Crackers. First of all, it means no pesticides, no synthetic fertilizers, no GMOs. (Organic is always non-GMO, but non-GMO doesn’t have to be organic.)

Secondly, if you see anything in our ingredients list that isn’t organic, it simply means it’s not commercially available as organic, such as salt, xanthan gum and the leavening agents we use like baking soda and calcium carbonate. That said, if any of our ingredients exists organically, we source it.

Seed Crafted with Care

SEED CRAFTED WITH CARE

We believe in keeping ingredients in their whole form to maximize their nutrient power.

A whole food is one that is minimally refined or processed. They are of the earth, naturally flavorful and complex with an abundant source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.

This is why our quinoa, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and brown rice are in their whole form. Each individual cracker is packed with ingredients you can see, then cut and baked to crunchy perfection.

We Support Non-GMO

WE SUPPORT NON-GMO

Nature provides us with all the unique, hearty and nutritious ingredients we need to create delicious food. Combine this rich heritage with our fresh, open-minded approach to new tastes and textures and there’s really no end to our discovery of healthful delights. Please consider every Mary’s product you enjoy a testament to the goodness and sustainability of a non-GMO future.

GMOs alter the genetic structure of crops and although it is made inviting with greater yields and short-sighted monetary gain, what we don’t know about their lasting effects is enough for Mary’s to stick with non-GMO products.

ALL ORGANIC. NO COMPROMISE.

You’ll see the word “organic” on a lot of packaging these days. Ours is no exception. But you should know what organic stands for when used by Mary’s Gone Crackers. First of all, it means no pesticides, no synthetic fertilizers, no GMOs. (Organic is always non-GMO, but non-GMO doesn’t have to be organic.)

Secondly, if you see anything in our ingredients list that isn’t organic, it simply means it’s not commercially available as organic, such as salt, xanthan gum and the leavening agents we use like baking soda and calcium carbonate. That said, if any of our ingredients exists organically, we source it

SEED CRAFTED WITH CARE

We believe in keeping ingredients in their whole form to maximize their nutrient power.

A whole food is one that is minimally refined or processed. They are of the earth, naturally flavorful and complex with an abundant source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.

This is why our quinoa, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and brown rice are in their whole form. Each individual cracker is packed with ingredients you can see, then cut and baked to crunchy perfection.

WE SUPPORT NON-GMO

Nature provides us with all the unique, hearty and nutritious ingredients we need to create delicious food. Combine this rich heritage with our fresh, open-minded approach to new tastes and textures and there’s really no end to our discovery of healthful delights. Please consider every Mary’s product you enjoy a testament to the goodness and sustainability of a non-GMO future.

GMOs alter the genetic structure of crops and although it is made inviting with greater yields and short-sighted monetary gain, what we don’t know about their lasting effects is enough for Mary’s to stick with non-GMO products.

PLANT-BASED PROTEIN

We are proud of our Super Seed crackers that serve up 5 grams of plant-based protein in every serving. Our protein is derived from the ancient grains and seeds themselves – unlike other products that add a protein isolate.

Protein Isolates are exactly what they sound like. Either through the use of industrial solvents, ionization or very fine mesh screens, protein amino acids are separated from all the other nutrients, fiber and healthy fats that whole foods contain. Whole foods provide more than just protein.

ALWAYS VEGAN

Our worldview is plant-based, just like our food. We are pleased that our products align with a dietary view that embraces the welfare of all living things. Vegan means there are no meat, dairy, eggs or any animal-derived ingredients in Mary’s Gone Crackers products.

Don’t worry about missing out on nutrients as our cracker ingredients are balanced to provide the nutrients, healthy fat, and fiber that complement a vegan diet. For example, quinoa, on its own, is a complete protein.

STATE-OF-THE-ART BAKERY

Our state-of-the-art bakery is supported by an on-site research and development kitchen and quality assurance testing lab. This is to ensure each cracker meets our high standards of roasty, toasty perfection.

Plant Based Protein

Always Vegan Cruelty Free

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Plant Based Protein

PLANT-BASED PROTEIN

We are proud of our Super Seed crackers that serve up 5 grams of plant-based protein in every serving. Our protein is derived from the ancient grains and seeds themselves – unlike other products that add a protein isolate.

Protein Isolates are exactly what they sound like. Either through the use of industrial solvents, ionization or very fine mesh screens, protein amino acids are separated from all the other nutrients, fiber and healthy fats that whole foods contain. Whole foods provide more than just protein.

Always Vegan Cruelty Free

ALWAYS VEGAN

Our worldview is plant-based, just like our food. We are pleased that our products align with a dietary view that embraces the welfare of all living things. Vegan means there are no meat, dairy, eggs or any animal-derived ingredients in Mary’s Gone Crackers products.

Don’t worry about missing out on nutrients as our cracker ingredients are balanced to provide the nutrients, healthy fat, and fiber that complement a vegan diet. For example, quinoa, on its own, is a complete protein.

State of the art bakery

STATE-OF-THE-ART BAKERY

Our state-of-the-art bakery is supported by an on-site research and development kitchen and quality assurance testing lab. This is to ensure each cracker meets our high standards of roasty, toasty perfection.

SUSTAINABILITY

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Mary’s Gone Crackers products are minimally processed from consciously and sustainably sourced ingredients. We believe the healthy choices we make for our bodies should also be healthy for the planet.

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California Ricelands Waterbirds Foundation

 

Mary’s Gone Crackers continues our partnership with the California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation (www.CalRiceWaterbirds.org) to achieve long-standing goals of manufacturing delicious and sustainably sourced crackers, marking our 17th year working together.

All of our rice, a key ingredient in the Original, Super Seed and REAL Thin crackers, is sourced exclusively from the California Rice Commission. Wildlife conservation programs managed by the California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation and the California Rice Commission have effectively transformed hundreds of thousands of acres of rice fields into seasonal wetland habitats for waterbirds to inhabit.

“Corporate sustainability has become increasingly critical in this day and age,” said Paul Buttner, Executive Director of the California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation. “It’s companies like Mary’s Gone Crackers, that remain committed to sustainable manufacturing practices year after year, that will have a positive and tangible impact on the environment.”

California Ricelands provide habitat for over 200 species of wildlife, including several of conservation concern. Furthermore, these rice fields support millions of birds that migrate up and down the Pacific Flyway, a migratory corridor extending from the Arctic down to Patagonia. When managed properly, these fields can provide key habitat for a wide variety of species all year long.

Mary’s Gone Crackers plans to continue sourcing rice and other ingredients sustainably to minimize their ecological footprint.

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Natural Habitats has created a movement to prove that palm oil can be grown for good, and show that when “done right,” can bring significant positive impact to the world.

That movement is called Palm Done Right®, and it brings together manufacturers, retailers and consumers to increase awareness around the environmental and social benefits of palm grown organically, with fair-trade practices, working with small farmers around the world.

It is the highest possible standard for palm oil, and goes above and beyond any other certification program, where animal habitats and rain forests are preserved, where farmers are empowered, where communities thrive, and the environment is nurtured.