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I am a recent PhD recipient in food science, and I like to make a lot of bean puns. Banzo Butter came to life when I was in graduate school. My passion lies in creating a better food industry for people with dietary restrictions from the inside out.


Columbus, OH

Years in business

5-10 Years


food science expertise (includes sensory consumer research, food laws, packaging, and other facets)


constructive feedback, intro to network, collaborations

About Brand

Banzo Butter is a sweet garbanzo bean spread that mirrors the taste and texture of nut butters but is free from the top 14 food allergens, gluten-free, and vegan. Banzo Butter brings an exciting twist to a classic and trending product and does so by utilizing plant-based ingredients offered in a variety of flavors.

Launched in

February 2019

About Products

First and foremost, taste and texture. We also have a great nutrition panel and use minimal ingredients to create a great taste. Our product line screams for food inclusion and helps us live our mission.