Asian-Owned Brands for AAPI Heritage Month and Beyond

May is AAPI Heritage Month, where we celebrate and support Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) history, heritage, and contributions to society!

Not sure how to support the AAPI community and Asian-owned businesses this month? We are here to help!

Snappy is proudly celebrating with our Rising Voices Collection which celebrates diversity year-round with monthly themes. This month, the collection focuses on AAPI-owned businesses. Each of these hand-selected brands can also be found in our gift collections year-round, so keep an eye out!

Read on for five Asian-owned businesses you can support all year long. - along with a little product description from the brand itself!

Meet some of our Asian-Owned Gift Partners

Material Kitchen

Materially different culinary goods. 

Material Kitchen creates exceptional cooking and dining ware. Our products are meticulously designed, consciously sourced, and made for the everyday but built to last a lifetime.”

Why we love this AAPI-owned business

Material Kitchen claims to use recycled plastic and sustainably-sourced wood for their products which are meant to last a lifetime. Community is also at the center of who Material Kitchen is. They have donated over $100,000 to organizations at the intersection of food and underserved groups across the U.S.

Yoga Strong

Premium fitness essentials combining style & function.

 “Workouts can be tough. Even a little discomfort can throw off your practice. Plus, you want to stay cool and look great too. That's why we created Yoga Strong. So you can feel confident & comfortable even during your sweatiest sessions.”

Why we love this AAPI-owned business

The Yoga Strong Mat uses Composite Technology that combines the density and durability of 100% natural tree rubber and the comfort and grip of microfiber suede to provide an exceptional fitness experience for even the sweatiest yogi.

Driftaway Coffee

Delicious coffee samplers and subscriptions.

Driftaway Coffee was started to fulfill our desire to create, do work we were passionate about, as well as our need for and interest in great coffee.”

Why we love this AAPI-owned business

Driftaway uses 100% compostable packaging, are committed to paying farmers fairly (above Fair Trade prices), calculate and offset their carbon emissions, and donate 5 cents to the World Coffee Research for every pound roasted. 

round21

A creative a way to play.

round21 creates limited edition sports lifestyle collectibles and NFTs for today’s sports fans who live in both physical and digital worlds.”

Why we love this AAPI-owned business

round21 empowers expression in sports in collaboration with artists and athletes by connecting with their community digitally and physically - exactly the way this generation of sports fans live.

JewelsbySunaina

Confidence-inspiring, everyday jewelry.

“At JewelsbySunaina, we design and mindfully hand-pick timeless, high-quality pieces meant to accessorize for a guilt-free shopping experience.”

Why we love this AAPI-owned business

Being surrounded by women in elegant dresses accessorized with statement jewelry made Sunaina realize that what they were wearing made them feel confident. Sunaina made a promise in 2016 when starting JewelsbySunaina to only showcase jewelry that she or her daughter would wear.

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Snappy

At Snappy, we are committed to supporting the AAPI community. If you know a fantastic product offered by an AAPI-owned business - please let us know! Our team is looking to partner with even more amazing Asian-owned businesses for AAPI Heritage Month and beyond.

Want to partner with us? Contact us at partners@snappy.com.

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