Our History

These days, Enjoy Life Foods is recognized around the world as being the best source for tasty, allergy-friendly snacks, but our team has worked hard for many years to help the company earn that distinction.


2001

Scott Founds Enjoy Life Foods

JGE_9557 Scott Mandell co-founds Enjoy Life Foods after forming the business plan in 2000 as a student at Kellogg School of Management.

2002

A Brand is Born

ELF_old_logo Enjoy Life Foods launches with 12 bakery items.

2005

Next Stop: The World

Flag_of_CanadaEnjoy Life Foods rebrands with new logo, new products and begins offering products in Canada for the first time.

2005

Leading the Way

Screen Shot 2014-08-07 at 6.02.59 PM Enjoy Life Foods is the first company to receive independent gluten-free certification from GFCO.

2006

New Facility

location The company moves into a larger production facility to accommodate growing consumer demand.

2007 – 2010

Enjoy Life Foods Receives Recognition

company Inc. magazine includes Enjoy Life Foods on its list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies” for four consecutive years.

2012

Crunchy Lentil Chips

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Enjoy Life Foods launches Plentils® line of salty snacks and a line of “Grab & Go” products.

2013

Enjoy Life Foods is Certified

JGE_9809 Enjoy Life Foods is the first gluten-free company to receive non-GMO status for 100% of its products.

2014

More Love To Go Around

elf_logo_registered Enjoy Life Foods offers 56 different allergy-friendly products, including cookies, snack bars, seed and fruit mixes, baking chocolate, chocolate bars and snack chips.

2016

Enjoy Life Foods is Leading the Way

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Enjoy Life Foods opens North America’s largest allergy-friendly bakery. The 200,000-square-foot facility is located in Jeffersonville, IN, just outside of Louisville, KY.