Pirate Brands™ is a company that has been creating tasty treasures since 1987. We founded our company with the belief that you shouldn’t have to snackrifice taste for goodness.
Our products are wholesome, delicious, and for the whole family! Our products are always gluten free, never fried, and are seriously tasty. We keep our ingredients straightforward, so you can be sure the only thing we add is a taste of swashbucklin’ fun and adventure!
Yes! All of Pirate Brands™ snacks are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union (OU).
Yes! Pirate Brands™ offers many products that are Non-GMO Project Verified. Currently, these products can be found at select retailers. To identify them, look for the Non-GMO Project Verified seal on the front of the package.
We understand that some consumers have questions about genetically modified food ingredients. Many consumers do not understand that the vast majority of all food crops have been genetically modified and that bioengineering technology is only one of a number of technologies used to genetically modify crops. Currently, the majority of food crops grown in the U.S. have some bioengineering. For example, more than 85% of corn (the key ingredient in our products) is bioengineered.
Providing consumers with safe products is our number one priority. Many of the most influential regulatory agencies and organizations in the world that study the safety of the food supply, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American Medical Association, the World Health Organization, Health Canada, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Academy of Sciences, have found that genetically modified food ingredients are safe and that there are no negative health effects associated with their use.
We appreciate, however, that some consumers may want additional choices. Therefore, we recently began offering Pirate’s Booty, Smart Puffs and Original Tings products that are Non-GMO Project Verified. Currently, these products can be found at select retailers. To identify them, look for the Non-GMO Project Verified seal on the front of the package.
Our other Pirate’s Booty, Smart Puffs and Original Tings snack products contain ingredients that may have been genetically modified.
Nope! Pirate’s Booty is made from cornmeal and rice meal that results in a rice and corn puff when extruded. Though in some industry circles, the puffs are known as “hull-less popcorn”.
Nope! Our snacks do not contain peanuts or tree nuts and are made in facilities that do not process peanuts or tree nuts.
However, ingredients may change from time to time, so always check the label on a specific product for the most current ingredient and allergen information.
We employ the use of Good Manufacturing Practices enforced by the FDA. This requires that if a product containing any of the top 8 allergens (dairy, eggs, fish, tree nuts, peanuts, soy or wheat) is run or processed on a line, the line must be completely cleaned and inspected prior to processing a product that does not contain the allergen being processed on the same line. However, as ingredients and facilities may change from time to time, always check the label on a specific product for current ingredient and allergen information. If you have an additional question about a specific allergen, please contact us.
Nope! Pirate’s Booty Aged White Cheddar does not contain sesame. However, the product is made in two different facilities. One of these facilities does process products that contain sesame.
Packaging that shows the code “KP” near the Best By date has been processed in this facility.
Nope! Pirate’s Booty Aged White Cheddar does not contain any seeds. However, the product is made in two different facilities. One of the facilities does process products that contain seeds (e.g., sunflower, caraway, cottonseed, poppy).
Packaging that shows the code “KF” near the Best By date has been processed in this facility.