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Black Farmer Finds Success During Uncertain Times

Despite the challenges now faced by many small business owners these days, a Black farmer in Seatlle is managing to survive and thrive.

Ras Peynado is the owner of Seattle based, Herban Farms. He is following the footsteps of his father, a fourth-generation farmer who lived and died in Jamaica.

In 2010, Ras began growing herbs on an urban farm while developing recipes with his friends and family. He now produces a range of sauces, seasonings, and spices.

In this interview, we discussed the importance of learning how to grow food and the relationship between old school farmers and new school farmers. We also discussed how the new wave of Black business support has impacted his business.

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Tony O. Lawson

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Black Owned Spice, Seasoning and Sauce Brands

The global spices and seasonings and sauces market is projected to reach a projected value of over $14.8 Billion by 2020.

Here are some Black owned spice, seasoning, and sauce brands that will add some flavor to your life.

Black Owned Spice, Seasoning, and Sauce Brands

Cajun Nation Seasoning

Micah Specialty Foods

Grand Diamond Seasoning

Men Pa’w Hot Sauces

Uncle Keith’s Gourmet Foods

Chef Daryl’s Foods

Select Brands LLC

Creole Flame

Scott’s Barbecue Sauce

Ken Davis BBQ Sauce

The Got Damn Sauce

Keith Lorren Spices

Mama’s One Sauce


Akabanga Hot Chili Oil Sauce

Capitol City Mumbo Sauce

Black Owned Spice Seasoning Sauce

Lefty’s Spices

Rileys Ribz

Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry

Coco Brown Sauces

Ball’s Cajun Foods


Brother Bru-Bru’s Hot Sauce

Trade Street Jam

The Spice Suite

Ma Robert’s Taste of Tanzania

Chilau Seafood and Pepper Sauce


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