Since early last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has kept many people from eating at restaurants. But for those who live with severe food allergies, avoiding food not cooked in their own kitchen has been a reality since long before 2020.
The Pink Bakery is hoping to change that by making premium, top allergy-free baking mixes for people who have food allergies. From brownies to cakes and frosting, Pink Bakery makes naturally vegan products with organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, and fair trade ingredients in a facility free of all top allergens.
Nubian Simmons, the owner of Pink Bakery, threw her hat in the ring five years ago without any culinary experience to see what she could do as she experimented baking without wheat, milk, or eggs. Being allergic to milk and wheat herself, Nubian wanted to give people with life-threatening allergies more enjoyable dessert options.
“Growing up, it was tough with the options that were presented to me. Because at that time, the allergen-free space was really new, so the products that were available to me tasted like cardboard and rice cakes,” she said. “I just felt like, since I have such a particular palette, I deserved better than what was being presented to me.”