Company Overview



Profile MaraNatha® Nut Butters is the Organic and Natural nut and seed butter pioneer, producing 100% pure products with no Trans Fats, no Preservatives, and no Hydrogenated oils. MaraNatha finds the highest quality nuts from around the world, roasts them in small batches to ensure the highest quality, and grinds them with a proprietary process that makes a smoother, creamier texture.
Founded 1982
Ownership Acquired by nSpired™ Natural Foods in 1998
Company Principals Charles Lynch, Executive Chairman
Patrick Lee, President
Robin Robinson, Vice President Marketing
Marty Hagge, Vice President Sales
Jeff Williams, Vice President Operations, Ashland
Randy Sieve, Chief Financial Officer
Fred Tabacchi, Quality Assurance Manager
Business Size 41 Employees, with 40,000 thousand sq. ft of factory and warehouse space.
Products
  • *Organic Smooth and Crunchy Peanut Butter / 16 oz. and 26 oz.
  • *Organic Almond Butter / 8 & 16 oz.
  • *Organic Raw and Roasted Sesame Tahini / 16 oz.
  • Cashew Butter / 8 & 16 oz.
  • Cashew-Macadamia Butter / 16 oz.
  • Honey Almond Butter / 12 oz.
  • Honey Peanut Spread / 12 oz. and 26 oz.
  • Macadamia Nut Butter / 8 oz.

    *Available in all-natural, non-Organic Varieties
  • Healthy Qualities
  • Heart Healthy Label: MaraNatha introduced the nation’s first “Heart Healthy” nut products using FDA-approved qualified health claim that links nuts to reduced risk of coronary heart disease.
  • Available in Certified Organic Versions
  • Available without salt
  • NO preservatives
  • NO Trans-Fats
  • NO Cholesterol
  • Rich in monounsaturated fats
  • Gluten-free, Vegan and Kosher
  • Services Branded and Private Label production
    Distribution Available nationally at natural and health food stores including Whole Foods Market and Wild Oats Markets, and at many larger grocery chains, such as Kroger, Albertson’s, and Costco.
    Innovations
  • Proprietary grinding technique that produces creamier butters
  • First “Heart Healthy” labeling for nuts
  • Awards San Francisco Chronicle – Best Tasting unsalted trans-fat-free peanut butter 4/30/03