The 8 Best Organic Baby Food Brands of 2020

Healthy favorites that your little one will enjoy

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Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Happy Baby Organic Baby Food at Amazon

"Happy Baby has a robust line of organic baby food for first tastes to toddler years."

Best Budget: Plum Organics Baby Food at Amazon

"Plum Organics puree pouches come in three stages to meet the needs of babies as they grow."

Most Widely Available: Ella's Kitchen Organic Baby Food at Amazon

"Organic crunchy snacks plus fruit smoothie pouches for meals on the go… easy to find for most families."

Most Creative Names: Once Upon a Farm Organic Baby Food at Amazon

"Who could resist The Fairest of Pears, Magic Velvet Mango, or Wild Rumpus Avocado?"

Best Flavor Combos: Sprout Organic Baby Food at Amazon

"A greater selection of flavor blends, such as apple blueberry to pear, spinach, and prune."

Best for Older Babies: Peter Rabbit Organics Baby Food at Amazon

"Fruit and vegetable blends that are appropriate for older babies, toddlers, and anyone who enjoys portable nutrition."

Best for Toddlers: Earth's Best Organic Baby and Toddler Foods at Amazon

"Choose from typical rice and oatmeal varieties, multi-grain (oats, wheat, and barley) and cereals mixed with fruit."

Best Legacy Brand: Gerber Organic Baby Foods at Amazon

"Gerber has worked to create a nice variety of flavors… while keeping the price friendly to parents on a budget."

Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Happy Baby Organic Baby Food

Happy Baby has a robust line of organic baby food for first tastes to toddler years. The oatmeal and multi-grain cereals are fortified with iron. There are several traditional fruit and vegetable puree jars and pouches for babies just starting solids.

For infants older than six months, there are a variety of fruit and vegetable blend pouches to choose from, which come in unique flavors such as purple carrots, banana, avocado, and quinoa. At this age, infants might also enjoy the HappyBaby organic Teethers, in flavors including sweet potatoes and bananas, blueberry and purple carrots, and pea and spinach.

Once your baby is a year old, they might enjoy the addition of oats to their fruit and vegetable pouches, like the Pears, Squash, and Oats pouch from HappyBaby. Also, at this age, Yogis (freeze-dried yogurt and fruit snacks), Puffs, Multi-Grain Cookies, Soft Baked Oat Bars, Creamies (freeze-dried veggie, fruit, and coconut milk), Veggies Straws, and Rice Cakes are fun snacks to try. The HappyTot line also offers the Super Bellies Immune and Digestive Support Blend, which star prebiotic fiber and beta-glucan. Meals such as the Turkey Bolognese with Lentil Pasta and Vegetable Sauce or Cheesy Lentils and Quinoa with Cauliflower and Parmesan Sauce are perfect for toddlers.

Best Budget: Plum Organics Baby Food

Plum Organics Baby Food
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Plum Organics puree pouches come in three stages to meet the needs of babies as they grow. The first stage purees are available in sweet potatoes, mango, peach, and prunes.

In the stage two puree lineup, your baby will enjoy unique combinations like apple, banana, and blueberry with sunflower seed butter. Some purees have whole grains in the mix - amaranth, millet, granola, oat, and quinoa, mixed with fruits and vegetables.

For stage three, Plum Organics adds spices and proteins to the puree pouches for gourmet-level toddler meals. Carrots, sweet potatoes, corn, and peas with chicken, quinoa, celery, and leeks? Yes, please! Super Smoothies, Teensy Snacks (soft fruit snacks), Jammy Sammy and Mighty Morning cereal bars, Mighty Mornings fruit and grain pouches, and Nut Butter Bars are more options available in the "Tots" line. Plant-based Protein and Fiber pouches and Mighty Four blends round out the line.

Most Widely Available: Ella's Kitchen Organic Baby Food

Ella's Kitchen Organic Baby Food
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At four months, your baby will enjoy First Taste and Single Fruit pouches in simple flavors like Sweet Corn, Peas, Prune, and Peaches. They can also start to eat Purees in flavors like Blueberries, Apples, and Bananas and Smooth blends in flavors such as Pears, Peas, and Broccoli.

Once your baby is six months old, she might enjoy Dairy Free meals like the Pear and Fig Porridge. Thick purees including Cauliflower Cheese with Butter Beans and Tomato and Lentil Bake with Red Peppers add variety for growing taste buds. Finger foods, including Tomato and Leek Melty Puffs, as well as Squished fruit pouches, Baby Brekkie, and Yogurt Pouches will please your six-month old.

Once seven months old, Rice Cakes, Melty Sticks, Rice Pudding, Bread Pudding, and a much wider variety of meals are sure to please any child with exotic flavors like Jamaican Curried Pork with Rice and Peas or Veggie Moussaka with Red Lentils.

At ten months, more finger foods such as Melty Hoops and Baby Biscuits, and a wider selection of meals are appropriate. Once kids are a year old, they can dig into some new snacks such as Oat Bars, Crunchy Wheels, Cookies, and Oaty Fingers. Kids up to eight years old can enjoy frozen meal options like Cauliflower Cheese Croquettes or Chicken and Veggie Nuggets.

Since Ella's Kitchen baby food is widely available, this brand is easy to find for most families.

Most Creative Names: Once Upon a Farm Organic Baby Food

Once Upon a Farm Organic Baby Food
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You might have as much fun reading the flavor names on these baby food pouches as your baby will have eating them! Who could resist Berry Berry Quite Contrary, Magic Velvet Mango, or Wild Rumpus Avocado?

These pouches contain cold-pressed purees, which are different from the typical cooked purees. You must keep these pouches cold in the fridge or with an ice pack. Once Upon a Farm also uses coconut milk and other healthy fats to support brain development.

 These foods are also available in three different stages, with increasing texture and more complex flavors for older babies and toddlers.

Best Flavor Combos: Sprout Organic Baby Food

Sprout Organic Baby Food
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Sprout makes a simple yet complete collection of organic baby food purees that are available in many stores. The stage one puree pouches come in prune and sweet potato varieties.

Stage two offers Broth Blends in flavors like Butternut Carrot and Apple with Beef Broth and Plant Protein Blends to suit a variety of tastes in flavors like Apricot Banana Chickpea Fig. Fruit and Veggie Blends include traditional flavors like Apple Blueberry, as well as exotic flavors like Pear Kiwi Peas Spinach. Fruit Veggie Grain blends add nutrients with the addition of oatmeal and quinoa. Stage 2 Plant Power Puffs and Teetherz are perfect for portable eats.

Stage three, for babies 8 months and older, increases the chunkiness for babies who are ready for heartier meals. There are fruit, vegetable, and grain blends, as well as well as full meal pouches, like market vegetables with pear and turkey.

Best for Older Babies: Peter Rabbit Organics Baby Food

Peter Rabbit Organics Baby Food
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Peter Rabbit organic puree snacks are not set apart in stages like most of the other brands listed here. They're simply fruit and vegetable blends that are appropriate for older babies, toddlers, and anyone else who enjoys portable nutrition. They come in fruit blends, veggie blends, and Super Oats and Seeds varieties, which contain fruit, oats, chia, and quinoa.

Best for Toddlers: Earth's Best Organic Baby and Toddler Foods

Earth's Best Organic Baby Food
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If you start your baby out on one of the simple whole grain cereals from Earth's Best, you can choose from typical rice and oatmeal varieties, but also multi-grain (oats, wheat, and barley). These cereals must be mixed with water.

Earth's Best purees are available in jars and pouches. Stage one foods include bananas, peas, sweet potatoes, and pears. Stage two also includes some of the same simple purees, but they have a chunkier texture. Stage two also has lots of flavor blends, including pasta with tomato and white bean, wholesome breakfast sweet potato and cinnamon, and apple peach oatmeal fruit and grain puree.

For older babies and toddlers, bigger portions, more texture, and a wider variety of flavors are available in stage three. Organic Protein Pouches are currently available in two flavors - Veggie Red Lentil Bake and Four Bean Feast. Frozen meal options include Meatless Chik'n Nuggets and Mini Beef Meatballs.

Earth's Best also makes a variety of snacks including organic fruit smoothie pouches for toddlers, freeze dried fruit and veggie snacks, fruit cereal bars, breakfast biscuits. and crunchy crackers. For infants, an organic formula is available.

Best Legacy Brand: Gerber Organic Baby Foods

Gerber Organic Baby Food
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Gerber Organics are widely available in grocery stores and discount/department stores. Gerber has worked to create a nice variety of flavors to keep baby happy while keeping the price friendly to parents on a budget. Gerber Organics baby foods are available in jars and pouches.

Your baby can start with classic Gerber rice cereal or oatmeal. These come in boxes and must be mixed with water before serving. When it's time to introduce more foods, there's a nice variety of fruit and veggie purees, so baby can decide whether green beans, carrots, mangoes, or bananas are the favorite food. Once baby is eight months old, he can try some flavored oatmeal.

Second stage purees have blends of fruits, vegetables, and grains. Apples, zucchini, spinach, and strawberries or banana plum grape might be on the menu for baby. For the third stage, the purees might include yogurt (bananas, raspberries, vanilla, and yogurt), a new kind of food (apple, kale, and figs), or a new spice for more complex flavor and some added texture.

Toddler meals and sides include simple options such as traditional macaroni and cheese, as well as more complex tastes including oats, red quinoa, and farro with tropical fruits.

Gerber also has organic fruit juices, crunchy snack puffs, teething snacks, soft-baked grain bars, and freeze dried yogurt bites.

The Freshful Start options are premium, refrigerated options for babies and toddlers in purees like Apple, Parsnip and Beet with Cardamon, ready-to-blend food kits like Beet, Parsnip, and Yellow Carrot, and veggie entree bowls such as Squash, Tomato and Kale with Orzo in in a Tomato Basil Seasoning.

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