2021 Is A New Start
Veteran-owned and veteran-centric businesses, like so many other businesses, took massive hits last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to support veteran businesses we think you’ll love, we’ve curated a list of those making a splash in their industries in 2021. These businesses, in one way or another, all deserve major support and promotion. So, if you’re looking for a new place to shop or support, we’ve got you covered.
Bottle Breacher has been growing quickly as a go-to retailer for gifts. And recognized as one of the fastest-growing Veteran Owned and Operated businesses. Additionally, the owners, a 14-year-married couple, aim to employ a mostly-veteran staff and are based out of Arizona.
Teak & Twine was born shortly after founder Torrence Hart wrapped up her eight-year service in the Air Force. The carefully curated assorted gift boxes are most often accompanied by products from small businesses and artisans. With Father’s Day approaching quickly, you might want to give the Teak & Twine website a visit. That is to say, most of the brands we mention here are great for shopping for gifts!
The K9 Salute, founded as a way to remember and honor the four-legged heroes that served our country in all capacities. Their treats only contain natural ingredients grown on farms owned by local veterans. Most importantly, their treats make for happy pups!
Merica Bourbon, owned and operated by a team of veteran bourbon enthusiasts and marketed as the “sweet taste of freedom.” The bourbon is distilled with water from the Ohio River Basin. Many love it for its smooth, clean taste and American soul. Certainly, everyone could use a new great bourbon in their lives.
Founded in late 2019, VET CBD USA is a veteran-centric and veteran-owned CBD company that creates 100% American-made, pure, organic, broad-spectrum, and third-party lab-tested products. Their best-selling sports rub created buzz on the internet for its ability to relieve soreness and muscle tension. It works perfectly for past service-connected injuries that would typically use unsafe pain medications. In other words, if you’re looking for a healthier way to combat your mental or physical pains, VET CBD USA is a great remedy!
These aren’t your average flip-flops and this isn’t your typical veteran-owned company. Each pair of flops purchased on their website funds one day of school for an Afgan girl. They have built a strong community of “Floperators” that remain loyal to their brand and mission. Moreover, these flip-flops are extremely comfortable!
Hero Soap Company takes pride on existing as “The Most American Company in the USA.” This business is partially owned by an Air Force veteran. In addition, a portion of all proceeds goes back to helping veterans and first responders in need.
Owned by a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, CYA Supply Co. believes in producing high-quality, affordable products. In addition, they have dedicated themselves to supplying gun-owners with the best American-made concealed carry holsters.
If you’re fighting with the VA over your disability rating, this veteran-owned and operated company knows what it’s like to be in your shoes. After struggling with VA themselves for years, they studied and mastered the system. Now with the help of their private network of medical providers and thorough knowledge of the VA system, they have help thousands of veterans obtain the disability ratings they deserve. Subsequently, we have pointed a handful of veterans looking for increases in their direction and they’ve been successful with them all!
Halio is a veteran-owned, veteran-centric, high-quality, mission-based women’s athletic company producing both vibrant and neutral-toned active sets. Widely recognized for their unique tones and comfortable sets, we are most impressed by their philanthropic nature. That is to say, with the help of their loyal fan base, they’ve raised funds for clean water throughout the world, the battle against diabetes, hungry veterans, and more.