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Black Lives Matter movement pushed San Diego cookie-baker to No. 1

Black Lives Matter movement pushed San Diego cookie-baker to No. 1

Maya’s Cookies sales went from 100 to 1,000 orders overnight this summer when people rushed to support Black-owned businesses By PAM KRAGEN OCT. 29, 2020 6:55 AM June 2 started like any other day for Maya Madsen at her San Diego vegan cookie bakery, Maya’s Cookies, but that morning something strange happened in her online store. Instead of the steady trickle of cookie orders that would usually top out around 100 a day, orders began pouring in at more than 100 an hour. By the end of the day, there were 1,200 orders in the queue. The next day, another 2,085 arrived,...

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Chef’s recovery celebrated at nonprofit’s five-year milestone

Chef’s recovery celebrated at nonprofit’s five-year milestone

San Diego’s Kitchens for Good helped Veronica Mack transition from the streets to a cookie company management job By PAM KRAGEN OCT. 23, 2020 6 AM Life is sweet in many ways these days for Veronica Mack. The Linda Vista resident recently started a new job at a cookie company in San Diego and she got promoted to assistant manager after just two months. But even sweeter is the pride she feels over how much she has overcome to get there. Four years ago, Mack couldn’t find a job and had struggled in previous years with drug abuse and prison. Then...

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MAYA'S COOKIES LAUNCHES VEGAN COOKIE SUBSCRIPTION BOX

MAYA'S COOKIES LAUNCHES VEGAN COOKIE SUBSCRIPTION BOX

The cookies from this fan-favorite Black-owned vegan brand are some of the most toothsome treats out there. Available in a wide range of flavors––from the classics to more innovative offerings, these desserts have satisfied the sweet tooth of vegans and veg-curious peeps from across the country! The Cookie Love Club is a new initiative created by Maya’s Cookies to offer their fans a way to receive a regular shipment of crave-worthy confections. Each box will contain six cookies in total––four seasonal flavors and two exclusive flavors. The cookie varieties will rotate monthly. If you sign up by October 23rd, you’ll...

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BLACK-OWNED BRAND MAYA’S COOKIES LAUNCHES VEGAN COOKIE SUBSCRIPTION CLUB

BLACK-OWNED BRAND MAYA’S COOKIES LAUNCHES VEGAN COOKIE SUBSCRIPTION CLUB

San Diego, CA-based vegan cookie company Maya’s Cookies has launched a Cookie Love Club subscription box. The box, which ships nationwide, gives customers the option to have six cookies delivered to their door every month—four cookies are seasonal flavors and two are exclusive flavors only for Cookie Love Club members—along with Maya’s Cookies merchandise such as limited-edition stickers, pins, and patches. This month’s flavors include pumpkin spice chocolate chip, Drunken Grandma, caramel pecan, brown sugar butterscotch, pumpkin spice snickerdoodle, and oatmeal chocolate chip. The subscription box can be paid monthly or prepaid in three-, six-, or 12-month increments at a discounted price. “Our fans and...

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