Black + Blanco

American Made Since 2011

Steve Blanco & Heidi Karlsen

Brooklyn, New York
Black + Blanco is the maker of the most uniquely delicious Moroccan-inspired shortbread cookies that you've never had.
New York

Tell us about your business.

Black + Blanco makes the most uniquely delicious, Moroccan-inspired shortbread cookies you've never had! Healthy organic rye and organic virgin coconut oil keep these delicate biscuits of ancient origin inline with todays waking trends. As we continue to examine our food supply and demand transparency, Black + Blanco is proud to be part of this sustainability movement while quietly defending freedom of choice. Steve Blanco played Jazz piano professionally in the NYC creative war-zone for over 15 years. At a synchronous crossroads in life Steve & Heidi Karlsen connected, developed this new version of Steve's Moroccan mother's Ghoriba and formed Black + Blanco. Try some today. Your cookie-loving being will thank you. Cheers to a life of grace, elegance, and enlightenment...

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  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

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  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 8, 2014

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  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

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  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

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  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

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