Annie Withey believed that it is possible to build a socially conscious and successful business.
This was her goal when she started making delicious Mac & Cheese and selling it from her car trunk when she co-founded the company back in 1989.
Follow our journey over the years.
The Beginning of Annie’s
Annie Withey co-founded the company to sell delicious mac and cheese.
Launched Cases for Causes
We started our first product donation program called Cases for Causes.
Mac & Cheese Goes Organic
Our beloved first product, Mac & Cheese, is also our first to go all organic.
Started Awarding Agricultural Scholarships
We sow seeds of goodness by starting our Sustainable Agricultural Scholarship Program.
Started Grants for Gardens
We believe every kid deserves a garden, so we launched our Grants for Gardens program.
Partnership with Organic Valley
We started sourcing organic dairy from Organic Valley who strongly aligns with our mission and values.
Honored with LEED Gold Certification
We moved to Berkeley and walked the talk by getting our building LEED Gold Certified.
Annie’s Goes Public
We debuted on the New York Stock exchange ready to spread goodness far and wide.
Annie’s Joined General Mills
We are committed to growing better together.
Won the Bay Area Acterra Award
We were honored with the Acterra Business Environmental Award for demonstrating best sustainability practices.
Won the Climate Disruptors Award
We received recognition for our efforts in reducing our carbon footprint.
Bernie, the rabbit of approval.
Bernie was Annie’s pet dutch rabbit when she founded Annie’s back in 1989. Her brother drew him into the Annie’s logo as a symbol of simplicity, care and goodness behind the Annie’s products and brand.