For close to 40 years, Newman’s Own has been making great food, and giving all of the profits from it to charity. It doesn’t get much better than that.
The History of Newman’s Own
By the time that Paul Newman founded Newman’s Own in 1982 he was already one of Hollywood's biggest actors. The idea of creating a food company started as an inside joke with Newman’s good friend A.E. Hotchner. Hotchner and Newman made a batch of salad dressing for their friends as a holiday gift. After receiving some positive feedback on the dressing, the two decided to officially go into business together.
Today, Newman’s Own is one of the largest packaged health-food companies in the world, with products extending far beyond salad dressing. They’ve stuck to their “let’s give it all away” philosophy the whole way through.
Newman’s Own Company Mission
Newman’s Own is committed to continuing the legacy of Paul Newman by giving away all of their net profits and royalties to charity through the Newman’s Own Foundation. The Newman’s Own Foundation has donated over $550 million to charities that help children and support philanthropy, nutrition and empower people to overcome obstacles.
In addition to helping people with every product they sell, Newman’s Own maintains the highest quality standards. Their food products are made with zero trans fats and as much as 90% of organic ingredients. In short, everything the company does is based on their core values of “common purpose, respect, quality, and creativity.”
Benefits of Newman’s Own
When you combine good food with good causes, you get great benefits with every bite, including:
- Profits from everything you buy go to charities around the world
- Made with 90% organic ingredients
- Zero trans fats in every product
Top Newman’s Own Products
Today, Newman’s Own has gone beyond salad dressing to become a food industry empire. Check out their awesome line of snacks, here at Thrive Market.
Newman’s Own Spelt Pretzels
These pretzels offer a delicious surprise, with the nutty taste of spelt replacing wheat. That doesn’t mean they lack the classic pretzel flavor and crunch you love. Great for snackers with gluten insensitivity.
Newman’s Own Microwave Butter Popcorn
Newman’s Own organic microwave popcorn is a part of their long line of organic snacks. It has the convenience and flavor of microwave popcorn, but is still completely organic. Perfect for the movies, just like Paul Newman would have wanted.
Newman’s Own Fig Newmans
A new take on the classic. Newman’s Own fig bars are made with organic figs and without wheat or hydrogenated oil.
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