15 Women-Owned Vegan Businesses Bossing It In 2022

Written by: Jase Quelch


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It's time to celebrate the women entrepreneurs behind your favorite vegan products.

Female-led vegan businesses are on the rise bringing new compassionate and eco-friendly products we can all enjoy.

And for these women, it's business as usual.

So, if you're looking for some female-powered inspiration or to find which women-owned business to support - you've come to the right place.

We are ready, the world is ready. Let's introduce the top female-led vegan businesses dominating in 2022.

1. BYTE Bars

Byte Bars was created by co-founder cousins Casey and Sabina who saw a gap in the market for a small snack that packs enough punch to fuel an active life. After moving to Colorado, they needed something vegan and healthy to get them up the mountains. And BYTE Bars was born. The female-inspired snack is so tasty, it made it into the Vegancuts May Snack Box.

2. BeetxBeet

BeetxBeet is an LA-based streetwear brand brought to life by founder and designer Jacky Wasserman.

Jacky's thought-provoking clothing line spreads the vegan message unapologetically through apparel and accessories.

This badass female-led business is ethically sourced, eco-friendly, and LGBTA-owned.

3. Nuria Beauty

Nuria Beauty is an eco-conscious skincare brand created by founder and chief scientist Naomi Furgiuele. After decades of experience working in the beauty industry, Naomi developed a completely natural and vegan skincare brand that can be mixed and matched depending on skin types. Nuria Beauty is a carbon-neutral business whose only impact is better skin.
Learn how Nuria Beauty is empowering women through their vegan skincare range here.

4. Nutpods

Nutpods was founded in your typical American diner by a pregnant Marlene Haydon who was tired of a lack of non-dairy creamer options.

Marlene's innovation and drive led her down the path to create delicious vegan coffee creamers made from coconut and almonds.

Vegancuts subscribers will be familiar with the brand that features in the May Snack Box.

5. OSEA Malibu

OSEA is a vegan beauty brand powered by women and family. The eco-conscious company was founded by mother Jenefer and led by daughter and CEO Melissa Palmer. Not only is the skincare brand clean, sustainable, and vegan - but the mother and daughter duo are actively involved in campaigning for safer skincare. Vegancuts Beauty Box subscribers will be familiar with OSEA.

6. Bobo's

Bobo's was created in the kitchen by a wholesome mom and daughter duo. One rainy day mother Beryl and daughter Bobo spent the day baking vegan oat bars which soon become a local favorite around Boulder, Colorado, and has since gone national, even featuring in the Vegancuts Snack Box. The female-led homemade-style oar bars are healthy and delicious making them a big snack-lover success.

7. Nourish Mantra

Nourish Mantra was bought to life when founder Ritika Jayaswal retraced her Indian roots to discover a holistic and ayurvedic path to beauty. Ritika has since created Nourish Mantra, which focuses on inner and outer beauty through 100% vegan and cruelty-free ingredients. Nourish Mantra is truly a pathway to enlightened beauty.

8. Lotus Foods

Lotus Foods was co-founded by Caryl Levine who aims to change how rice is grown around the world. Carly discovered the tasty wonders of black organic rice when visiting China and has aimed to share it with the world. Little did she know her efforts would grow into sustainable change impacting how the world grows its rice. Caryl's vision has earned her as one of Real Leaders 100 Women of Impact (1).

9. The Naughty Cookie

The Naughty Cookie brings you decadent vegan cookies inspired by a woman's vision. Baker and founder Jessica Motes launched her vegan cookie company with the goal of creating ethical cookies that even non-vegans couldn't tell the difference. This powerhouse woman is truly changing the world, one cookie at a time.

10. ESW Beauty

ESW Beauty is led by founder and self-confessed animal lover Elina Sofia Wang who's goal is to provide the world with clean, eco-friendly and cruelty-free beauty products.

Elina is also on a mission to empower other women to achieve their dreams and prioritize self-love.

ESW Beauty's raw juice masks are also found in the Vegancuts May Beauty Box.

11. Miyoko's Creamery

Miyoko's Creamery is led by the unstoppable Miyoko Schinner who has been hailed as one of the most influential vegan women entrepreneurs of our time.

This powerhouse female is on a mission to revolutionize vegan food, especially when it comes to cheese.

When Miyoko isn't inventing new plant-based cheese, she's advocating for animals and the environment.

12. Vegetaryn

Vegataryn is a vegan apparel brand created by Taryn Rasgon after she went vegan for her health.

Her t-shirts, bags, hats, and accessories are full of clever and witty puns that are sure to make you giggle and think.

13. Tropicgyal Naturals

Tropicgyal Naturals is the vision of founder Michelle Hoover who for years had been seeking out healthier skincare options. Inspired after the birth of her first child, Michelle took the plunge and started her lifelong dream of starting her own business. Tropicgyal Naturals offer 100% vegan and cruelty-free body, hair, and skincare products.

14. Core & Rind

Core and Rind is a female-founded cashew cheese sauce company aiming to fill the void in your vegan pantry.

Co-founders Candi Haas and Rita Childers brought Core and Rind to life after their vegan cheese sauce was a hit at a local farmer's market in Missouri.

The growing demand led to an inspiring story of two powerhouse women providing a delicious non-dairy alternative.

15. Wanna Date?

Wanna Date? is the tasty alternative to spreads created by Melissa Bartow.

Melissa became obsessed with dates after stumbling across them one day. Not only were they delicious, but they were also healthy.

This revelation led to a variety of date-based spreads come in various flavors from chocolate to pumpkin spice.

Discover More Women-Owned Vegan Brands

Women are the driving force behind many exciting and innovative new brands.

At Vegancuts, we work closely with female-led companies to curate 100% vegan, cruelty-free and clean Snack and Beauty boxes.

This way our subscribers, not only discover tasty treats and natural products but also support brands that matter.

Want to discover more compassionate brands with Vegancuts? Use the coupon code: supportwomenowned to get $5 off your first snack or beauty box.

Jase Quelch

Jase is passionate about everything vegan. When he's not advocating for animals, you'll find him roaming the globe scoping out the best vegan eats.

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