What are the best quality (and most delicious) gourmet granola brands in the world right now? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 10 different top gourmet granola brands best to buy online right now for luxury treats, including Tom’s Perfect 10, Red Truck, Early Bird and more. These are perfect not only for breakfast, but also as an on-the-go snack, atop a cup of yogurt, over ice cream, as an addition to your backpack on your next hike – and much more. Crunch on!
what are the different granola brands to try online right now?
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Lately, we’ve been on a yogurt and granola kick. It’s light, sweet and can be eaten while multi-tasking. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be gourmet. There are so many compelling, small-batch granola options out there filled with all-natural ingredients and inventive flavor profiles, it would be a shame not to taste-test a few.
In that spirit, here are 10 different gourmet granola brands that we’re loving for breakfast, snack time, on top of ice cream for dessert and more. Get your spoons ready.
10 different gourmet granola brands to try for a luxury treat right now
1. tom’s perfect ten
This Instagram-famous granola keeps selling out but if you can get your hands on it, your taste buds will thank you. Tom Bannister, husband to fashion editor and influencer, Eva Chen, is new to granola…he only started experimenting with his recipe during quarantine. But he hit upon something with Ginger Zing. Made with ginger-infused maple syrup and candied ginger, it blends delightfully with oats, almonds, pecans and black pepper.
BUY NOW – $20 for 10oz bag[white_box]
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2. ivy’s gourmet
We discovered Ivy’s granola at a farmer’s market in Connecticut and have been charmed ever since. The entire family devours this pistachio one which was inspired by the Greek dessert, baklava. If you prefer your granola a little chewy, this one will surely satisfy.
BUY NOW – $8.99 for 10oz bag
3. red truck bakery
Virginia’s Red Truck Bakery has gained a cult-like following that includes Oprah and former President Barack Obama. Enough said. Their chunky granola has the perfect combo of rolled oats, walnuts, almonds and coconut combined with raisins, dried blueberries, dates and cranberries.
BUY NOW – $34 for two 20oz bags
4. augie treats
Former NYC-based chef and designer, Nancy Booke, decamped to the Hudson Valley to be closer to nature and mastered the art of making granola. So, basically every city dweller’s dream. We love a good tart cherry in our granola which is included in her original one with organic rolled oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, pistachios, coconut, dried apricots, cranberries and raisins.
BUY NOW – $14 for 14oz[white_box]
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Ex-technie and former Olympic Trials swimmer turned food-entrepreneur, Erica Liu Williams, created her line of granola when she and her NFL hubby, Tank Williams were doing their yearly cleanse. They couldn’t find anything besides fruit to satisfy their cravings for sweets until Erica thought to make their own granola without any vegetable oils and adding brown/refined sugar. Instead, all of her granola uses healthier ingredients like organic coconut oil and other nutrient-dense superfoods. This one is for matcha lovers and is smooth and subtly sweet with a satisfying crunch.
BUY NOW – $10 for 10 oz
6. craftsman & wolves
San Francisco bakery, Craftsman & Wolves has garnered accolades in Bon Appétit, GQ, Martha Stewart, and Food & Wine. Their famous Damn Fine Granola combines oats, corn flakes, pistachios, cocoa nibs, and coconut with honey, sweet curry, vanilla bean, and a touch of sea salt. The carmelized texture makes every breakfast feel like dessert.
BUY NOW – $45 for two 6oz bags
7. jamie’s farm
Made in New York with truffles from Périgord, France, this is granola made fancy with the earthy and indulgent flavor of truffle. The depth of flavor is further enhanced with sliced almonds, organic coconut chips, organic brown sugar, heirloom pumpkin seeds, and sea salt.
And if you want more truffle goodness, it also comes with a jar of truffle infused honey.
BUY NOW – $30 for 8oz[white_box]
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8. staat’s bakery
This bakery with southern roots in Kentucky and North Carolina makes all their granola locally with the freshest ingredients. For mornings that call for a dose of chocolate chips, this one blended with its best friend — peanuts, should hit the spot.
BUY NOW – $9.99 for 16oz
9. hawaii tart company
For a taste of paradise, this granola fuses the finest Hawaiian ingredients like macadamia nuts, coconut and honey, fresh every week. Even in the depths of winter, a bite of this makes us feel like we’re eating breakfast at a Maui resort overlooking the ocean.
BUY NOW – $39 for 14oz
10. early bird foods
From local Brooklyn markets, Nekisia Davis’ granola has some pretty famous fans like Martha Stewart and New York Times‘ Melissa Clark. And us! For those who love their food sweet and salty, Early Bird Food’s granola can’t be beat. Each bite is the perfect bite. The below pricing is for 3 bags at a time…smart, because you will go through it faster than you can say, “Yum!”
BUY NOW – $28 for 3 bags
different gourmet granola brands to sample right now
There you have it — the top 10 gourmet granola brands you must know if you’re serious about elevating your breakfast game. Here’s to little micro-luxuries and treats, whenever and wherever we can find them!
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Crediting her training as a cultural anthropologist at Wellesley College, Julie has immersed herself in various industries in the last 15 years including fashion design, event planning, and fitness. Julie lives in New York where she loves trying every ramen and dumpling restaurant with her husband and three children. She finds joy in bold prints, biographies of fierce women, kickboxing. And spending way too long finding the perfect polish color to express her mood.