In today’s times, it’s a challenge to stick to healthy eating habits and ensure that you are eating 100% organic food all the time. Choosing the organic way has become more of a responsibility nowadays rather just a choice for a healthy lifestyle. This is even more critical in case of infants and toddlers. One can never be too careful with the choice of food. Thorough study and knowledge of the ingredients is imperative. Below is the list of top 10 baby food brands for your quick reference. They are all organic brands and enough and more information is available online about them to help you make the choice:
1. Plum Organics
This is a great way to introduce vegetables to babies. Plum Organics offers a lot of affordable varieties in veggies. All organic baby food products by this brand have numbers on their pouch which can guide as to when to introduce a certain food to the baby. The design of the products is also practical. The food can easily be squeezed out on a spoon, which is useful if you are on the go.
2. Earth’s Best
Earth’s best baby food brand is one of the most popular ones in the market. The line has launched many healthy and high quality baby food products. They avoid preservatives, artificial flavors, salts and sugars. All the products are good in taste. The products are relatively expensive though. Considering everything, Earth’s Best definitely holds up to the reputation of being one of the best baby food brands.
Price:15.64$ per can
3. Gerber Organic Baby Cereal
The brand has launched different flavors like Apple, Oatmeal with Peach, Brown Rice and Oatmeal flavors for baby food. It is recommended to start with feeding Brown Rice and Oatmeal to the babies and eventually graduate to the Apple and the Oatmeal with Peach flavor. All options have almost the same nutritional value. Although, Brown Rice flavor is gluten free and but not the Oatmeal one.
4. Happy Tot Organic
This is one of the best rated baby food brands out there. At the same price as Plum Organics, this brand offers more no of varieties. One thing about this line of products that might confuse you is that the products are not named after the main ingredient, so the selection process might not be that convenient.
Price:22.32$(A Pack of 16 cans)
5. Happy Baby Organic Baby Cereal with Choline, DHA, and Probiotics
Previously known as Happy Bellies Oatmeal, Happy Baby Organic Baby Cereal is an oatmeal based cereal comprising of DHA, choline, probiotics and vitamins. It contains vitamin A, B6, B12, C, D, and E, along with riboflavin, folate, calcium and iron components. This product is certified organic in nature, has no artificial ingredients and BPA is not used in the packaging.
6. Peter Rabbit Organics
Peter Rabbit Organics is based out of Oregon, USA, and offers great baby health food options. Products contains no preservatives and are not diluted with water. The food varieties have been reasonably priced and the packaging has got some positive reviews from the customers.
7. Fruit and Veggie Purees
This is ideal for babies around 6 to 8 months of age. Fruit and Veggie Purees are the next step after baby cereals. It might take few attempts for the baby to get used to the taste of the puree, usually around 5-10 times. Mixing small quantities of veggie purees and bland fruit with the baby cereal is recommended in order to make the transition easy for the babies.
8. Ella’s Kitchen
Ella’s Kitchen provides with great nutritional value, variety of flavors with pure ingredients and plenty of flavor. The food products by Ella’s Kitchen contains no wheat, gluten, preservatives, GMOs etc. The packaging is BPA free, making it safe for babies to consume. The small and compact size of the pouches enables to travel with them and be used anytime, anywhere.
9. Mama Bear Stage 2
This organic baby food brand has become popular among parents because of the high quality products, varieties in flavors and supervised sourcing and manufacturing processes. Two of the best flavors from this brand are Apple Blueberry and Apple Pear Banana. The small amounts of citric acids and vitamin C add nutritional value and also act as mild preservatives.
Price:US$ 15.89 to US$ 29.95
10. GoGo SqueeZ
One of the favorite flavors by this brand is applesauce. This can be served to babies who have gotten used to the solid food and toddlers as well. The sauce is quite nutritional, has no added sugar and consuming one pouch is equivalent to a day’s worth of servings of fruit for the baby.