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Eat Better. Do Better. Live Better
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Our Mission

Inspire People to Live Better

Buddha Brands’ story started with a simple mission to inspire people to live better.

From the very beginning our founders set out to build a company that reflects a conscious effort to live better, eat better, and do better through the creation of delicious, plant-based snacks and beverages made with clean ingredients and low or no-added sugar.

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For People. For the Planet.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

For A Sustainable Future

  • Plant-Powered
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Protect Our Natural Resources
  • Nourish Our Communities
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We believe in

operating our business beyond a goal of profit

Buddha Brands™ lets sales fuel giving, supporting charities that work to protect our natural resources and nourish our communities.

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Clean and Purposeful Ingredients

Our snacks and beverages are carefully crafted with natural, purposeful and plant-based ingredients.

All of our products are Non-GMO project verified, Vegan Certified, Gluten Free and made without anything artificial. We believe food just tastes better, and is better for you, without all the weird artificial stuff. So all of our snacks and beverages are made with no artificial sweeteners, flavours or colours.

  • Plant Powered

    We believe plant powered is better for our health and the planet.

  • Low Sugar/No Added Sugar

    We are committed to producing products that have low sugar or no added sugar and taste delicious.

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Our founders

Meet the Souls behind Buddha Brands

We were 3 friends with a passion for healthy living and good food, and we refused to compromise taste for clean labels. We live with passion, practice empathy, and make mindfully better choices leading us one step closer to the best version of ourselves.

Christopher Magnone

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Co-founder of Buddha Brands, Christopher Magnone

Christopher Magnone


A quote I live by: My parents ​always encouraged me to “do what you love ​and love what you do”​

Fun fact: I absolutely love everything about pizza – it's my favourite food and thing to make with my family now that we have an Ooni pizza oven. I hope to have a small pizza joint one day.​

Favourite movie: Forrest Gump and Gladiator

Reason you became an entrepreneur: I grew up in an entrepreneurial family and from a very young age I was fascinated with entrepreneurship and how business could positively impact so many people.​

1 healthy habit you are happy to have adopted in your life: Intermittent fasting ​– it’s a game changer!​

Co-founder of Buddha Brands, Mark Cigos

Mark Cigos


A quote I live by: "Life is short, go for it!" - Marshall Goldsmith ​​

Fun fact: When I was 19, I worked at club med in the Bahamas as a snorkeling and scuba diving instructor.​

Favourite movie: Elf

Reason you became an entrepreneur: To create what I wanted to see in the world.​

1 healthy habit you are happy to have adopted in your life: Eat clean baby!!​

Co-founder of Buddha Brands, Michael Magnone

Michael Magnone


A quote I live by: Carpe Diem “Seize the Day”

Fun fact: I love to push myself to the limit physically, in the winter ski touring up mountains or in the summer biking up mountains.​

Favourite movie: Pretty Woman

Reason you became an entrepreneur: I wanted to make a difference and have fun with my business, it was that simple.​

1 healthy habit you are happy to have adopted in your life: Spending one on one time with each of my 3 kids, it really helps them feel special, loved, and not fight for attention. It’s been very healthy for our growing relationship.

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