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Your Purposeful Purchase Benefited the Maryland Food Bank

Your Purposeful Purchase Benefited the Maryland Food Bank

As part of our Give One for Good Food® initiative, we committed to donating 1% of sales of our now-sold-out online exclusive Limited Edition Chocolate Lovers' Granola to the Maryland Food Bank (MFB). You came through by purchasing more of this special flavor in the month of February than any other variety we bake! We were so impressed by the wonderful work MFB is doing to create a more equitable, resilient and accessible food system for all Marylanders, we decided to donate 1% of sales of all Michele's Granola products, both online and in-store, for a total donation of $10,000. In addition to...

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Celebrating Women Every Day at Michele's Granola

Celebrating Women Every Day at Michele's Granola

One of the most common questions we hear is, "Is there a Michele?" There most certainly is! Michele is the founder and owner of this little (but growing!) granola bakery—and International Women's Day is a perfect occasion to remind you women make up more than 60% of our management team! Meet Michele and the real people who make, bake, sell and deliver our handmade granola and muesli. This holiday is also a great time to remind you we are proud to be certified women-owned by WBENC! Just look at the back of our bag for the seal! On this day...

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What is SQF and Why Does It Matter?

What is SQF and Why Does It Matter?

We are thrilled to announce Michele’s Granola has achieved SQF certification! Most of you are probably asking, what the heck does that mean, and why should I care?  Long story short: SQF certification should give you utmost confidence in Michele's Granola's commitment to safety and quality.  SQF stands for Safe Quality Food, and the certification is one of the most rigorous in food manufacturing. Baking quality products in a safe way has always been at the heart of our operation, and achieving third-party validation of that commitment was a natural next step in our growth.  The certification itself is a wonderful accomplishment, but the real achievement is that Michele’s Granola has a...

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Press Release - Michele's Granola Achieves SQF Certification

Press Release - Michele's Granola Achieves SQF Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Michele's Granola Achieves SQF Certification   Maryland-based CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) brand undertook rigorous Safe Quality Food certification to bolster its standing as the brand expands its distribution Timonium, Maryland (February 21, 2022) – Michele’s Granola has attained SQF (Safe Quality Food) certification, one of the most rigorous certifications in food manufacturing. The woman-owned brand produces a line of handmade granola and muesli cereal from its dedicated facility in Timonium, Maryland, and as the company seeks to expand its distribution, SQF certification is increasingly a pre-requisite to even start the conversation with larger retailers. The Food Marketing Institute...

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