Get Your Barbecue On With Black Owned Brands

Summertime especially is the season for barbecue festivities among family and friends.  In this post, you will find just about everything you need to host and enjoy a barbecue with goods from black owned brands.  Click and go directly to any of the following products.

  1. Barbecue Ribs and Meats 
  2. Plant Based Meat 
  3. Beans
  4. Bread
  5. Cold Beverages
  6. Condiments
  7. Plates, Cutlery, and Grilling Utensils
  8. Produce (Fruits and Vegetables)
  9. Snacks

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Barbecue Ribs and Meat

  • Big Shake’s Hot Chicken (advertisement) has a selection of prepared chicken dinners that include hot wings, family meals, chicken tenders, and sandwiches.  Shrimp burgers and hot sauces are also available.

  • Bludsoe’s BBQ (advertisement) has a diverse selection of ready made barbecue rib dinners (e.g., rib tips, briskets, combos) that include 6 to 12+ servings.  Ready made hot links (12 to a pack) are also available.  

Plant Based Meat


  • A Dozen Cousins (advertisement) offers ready to eat beans (e.g., red and pinto).  Variety packs are also available.

  • FLOWS Grocery (advertisement) offers a diverse selection of beans including dry beans (e.g., red kidney, black eyed peas).


  • Glory Loaves offers a variety of bread loaves such as keto, banana, and zucchini among others. 


  • Ellis Isle offers diverse cold teas made with hibiscus.  Ellis Isle is also available at Target (advertisement). You can also buy 12 bottle packs on Amazon (advertisement). 

  • Shwen Shwen offers a selection of fresh juices including lemonade based on traditional recipes and flavors from Sierra Leone. 

Condiments (Spices and Rubs)

  • FLOWS Grocery (advertisement) has a selection of barbecue sauces, marinades, and spices.

  • Heritage Fare offers a savory soul BBQ sauce that also comes in “hot” or “mild.”

  • Jones BAR-B-Q offers barbecue sauces in “sweet and tangy” and “coconut pineapple.”

  • Joyce’s has a variety of sauces including a “smokin BBQ sauce.”

  • Keith Loren offers a “country BBQ rub” that reflects a secret blend of 15 ingredients.

  • Num Num Sauce has a selection of sauces for southern style grilling.  Hot and mild sauces are available.

  • Sienna Sauce products can be paired with pork, beef, or seafood.  A variety of flavors are available (e.g., sweet & tangy, lemon pepper). 

  • Stubb’s Barbecue has a diverse selection of barbecue sauces (e.g., smokey mesquite, hickory bourbon, reduced sugar) as well as rubs. 

Plates, Cutlery, and Grilling Utensils

  • The Awkward Afro (advertisement) offers a large and diverse selection of thematic party supplies that includes paper plates, straws, and cups.  Complete party sets include paper dinner plate chargers, cups, straws, and napkins for 10 people.  Select items are sold individually. 

  • Party Dash offers a selection of colored plastic and wooden cutlery sets (10 forks, 10 knives, 10 spoons). 


Produce, Fruits and Vegetables

  • Spanky’s Gourmet Pickles offers a wide variety of pickled vegetables (e.g., asparagus, okra, dill pickles) as well as pickled olives. 

  • The Better Buggy offers a selection of shippable fresh produce boxes (14 to 18 pounds).  They also ship fresh greens.


  • FLOWS Grocery (advertisement) offers a variety of snacks and candies. 

  • Partake Foods (advertisement) has a variety of soft baked cookies.  These include triple chocolate, carrot cake, and chocolate chip among others.  Cookies are designed to be delicious and accommodate those with dietary restrictions.  Baking mixes are also sold. 
Partake Foods
  • Pent Up Cookie Company (advertisement) has a large and diverse selection of thematic cookies that come in packages of 12, and can be made according to the Keto diet when specified. 

  • Rap Snacks (advertisement) has a variety of potato chips.

  • Symphony Potato Chips offers a selection of gourmet, all natural potato chips in 7 ounce bags that are available at Target (advertisement). 

  • True Pop (advertisement) has a selection of flavored popcorn in 6 and 12 packs.  Bags of popcorn are 4 ounces each.

  • Creamalicious Ice Cream is available at Walmart (advertisement) in several flavors such as sweet potato pie, peach cobbler, and pecan pie. 

In reviewing these products for your barbecue, I hope you find one or more that work for you.

Happy shopping! Happy grilling!

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