The following vendors and brands are decidedly nut-free (and peanut-free, unless otherwise noted):
America’s Best Nut Co. (online)
Peanuts, processed in a peanut-only facility. (This isn’t actually a decidedly nut-free brand, but peanuts produced in a nut-free facility are so incredibly hard to find that I figured I’d list these.)
Amore di Mona Chocolate (online)
Chocolate, free from gluten, wheat, soy, milk, eggs, corn, peanuts and tree nuts.
Avalanche Bars (online)
Nut-free protein bars.
BareSnacks (Whole Foods, Duane Reade, D’Agostino, Target)
Nut-free fruit chips.
Better Bites Bakery (Whole Foods)
Top 8–free cookie dough bites. (They have other products, too, but I’m not sure whether those are tree nut–free. Their website’s under construction, so you’d need to get a look at their packaging to be sure.)
Bitsy’s Brainfood (Target, Whole Foods, Fairway)
Vegetable-based cookies and crackers, all made in a nut-free facility. (Bitsy’s Brainfood makes cereals, too, but they’re made in a different facility that isn’t tree nut–free.)
Bo & Ty Sweets (online)
Chocolates and candies, all made in a 100% nut-free environment.
Bread SRSLY (online)
Sourdough, free from nuts and gluten.
Brothers All Natural (Stop & Shop, Walmart, Whole Foods, Cotsco)
Nut-free dried fruits.
Candice Foods (online)
Energy bars free from gluten, casein, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, corn, dairy, soy, shellfish, egg, and sesame.
Canyon Bakehouse (Whole Foods)
Dairy-, gluten-, soy, and nut-free breads (and brownie bites!).
Caroline’s Cakes (online)
Nut-free cakes (and various savory foods).
Cherrybrook Kitchen (Whole Foods)
Mixes for cakes, cookies, brownies, frostings, pancakes, and waffles, all free from peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and eggs. Most of their products are gluten-free, too.
Corso’s Cookies (online)
Nut-free cookies, and lots of them.
Dakota Style (online, Walmart)
Sunflower seeds, chips, and popcorn made in a nut-free facility.
Dean’s Sweets (online)
Nut-free caramels, buttercreams, truffles, hot chocolates, etc.
Dolci Frutta (D’Agostino)
Microwave-ready melting chocolate, free from peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, egg, and gluten.
Don’t Go Nuts (Fairway)
Nut-free soy butter and energy bars.
Divvies (Whole Foods, Gourmet Garage)
Nut-, peanut-, milk-, and egg-free treats.
Dr. Lucy’s (Whole Foods)
Nut-, peanut-, milk-, egg-, and gluten-free cookies.
Eleni’s Cookies (Dean & Deluca, Morton Williams, Fresh Direct, Whole Foods)
A nut-free (and kosher-certified) bakery that offers cookies, brownies, cupcakes, etc.
Enjoy Life (Whole Foods, Food Emporium, Rite Aid)
Cookies, mixes, bars, granolas, baking chocolate, cereals, and chips, all free from the top 8 allergens.
Fancypants Baking Company (online)
Free2b Foods (Whole Foods)
Milk and dark chocolate sun butter cups, mint cups, and caramel cups, all free from 7 of the top 8 allergens (they contain dairy).
Freedom Foods (Key Food, Gourmet Garage, Foodtown)
Cereals, bars, and spreads free from gluten, nuts, dairy, egg, soy, and sesame.
Gerbs Allergen Friendly Foods (online)
Seeds, seed butters, dried fruits, coffee beans, and granolas free from gluten, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, legumes, soy, egg, sesame, dairy, fish, crustaceans, shellfish, and mustard.
Gimbal’s Fine Candies (Walgreens, Kmart, Rite Aid)
Jelly beans and licorice free from tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, gluten, soy, and egg.
Go Raw (Whole Foods, Stop & Shop)
Vegan, kosher “junk-free food” (granola, coconut crisps. sprouted seeds, bars, cookies, and raw chocolate) made in a nut-, gluten-, dairy-, and soy-free facility.
Goetze’s Candy (online, various stores)
Their Caramel Creams and Cow Tales are processed in a nut- and peanut-free facility. (Note: Some of their other products are processed in a different facility that processes peanuts. See this page for details.)
Golden Fluff (online, various kosher markets)
A kosher snack and candy company with nut-, peanut-, gluten-, and soy-free options.
The Good Bean (Stop & Shop, Duane Reade)
Nut-free, gluten-free roasted chickpeas, bean chips, and bars. (The roasted chickpeas and the bean chips are made in a nut-free facility. The bars are made in a facility that uses nuts elsewhere, but they’re kept separate from the nut products and should still be nut-free.)
Green’s Bakery (Whole Foods, Fairway)
A nut-free kosher bakery based in Brooklyn that makes (really good) babka, rugelach, cakes, hamantaschen, etc.
Halfpops (Stop & Shop, REI)
Half-popped popcorn, free from nut and gluten.
Hampton Farms (Fairway, C Town, Key Food, Stop & Shop)
Their in-shell peanuts (and only their in-shell peanuts) are processed in a peanut-only facility, as is their peanut butter.
Healthy Delites (Fairway)
A Brooklyn-based kosher bakery with a line of breads made in a nut-free facility. (No website. Sorry.)
Huey’s Nut-Free Chocolate (online)
Nut-free chocolates (pops, bars, truffles, and the like).
I.M. Healthy (Gristedes, Stop & Shop, Target, Whole Foods)
Soy butter, cornflake/tortilla crumbs, and granolas, all made in facilities that are free of nuts (and a bunch of other things, too—it’s complicated).
JJ’s Bakery (Dollar General)
Mini-pies, made in a nut-free facility.
Karen’s Naturals (Westside Market, Fairway, various markets)
Freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, all naturally free from nuts, dairy, and gluten.
Kathy Kaye Foods (online)
Popcorn-based treats, all made in a nut-free facility.
Kinnikinnick (Stop & Shop, Foodtown, Fairway, ShopRite, Whole Foods)
Breads, mixes, and baked goods, free from nuts, dairy, and gluten.
Libre Naturals (online)
Granola, granola bars, and oatmeal free from dairy, egg, fish, gluten, mustard, peanut, sesame, shellfish, soy, sulfites, and tree nuts.
Nut-free frosted sugar cookies, for the most part.
MadeGood Foods (Whole Foods, Fresh Direct)
Granola bars (and granola bites) free from the top 8 allergens.
Maplehurst Bakeries (Key Food, Food Emporium, Stop & Shop)
A bakery with a nut-free line that’s available at various grocery stores. (Maplehurst does make some products that aren’t nut-free, but the ones made in a nut-free facility will be marked with a conspicuous peanut-free sign.)
Marinos Italian Ices (most supermarkets and delis)
Italian ices and frozen fruit bars free from nuts, dairy, and gluten.
Mary’s Gone Crackers (Whole Foods, Gourmet Garage)
Crackers, cookies, and pretzels from nuts, gluten, and dairy. (They do have some products that aren’t nut-free, but their website’s very clear.)
Mrs. Thinsters (Gristedes, ShopRite)
Nut-free cookie thins.
Nada Nut Bakery (online)
Nut-free cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and other baked goods, all available for order from a nut-free kitchen in Holmdel, New Jersey.
Namaste Foods (Stop & Shop, Whole Foods)
Mixes, boxed meals, soups, and flours, all free from the top 8 allergens.
Nana Creme (online)
Banana-based “ice cream,” free from the top 8 allergens.
New French Bakery (Gristedes, Target)
“Take & bake” breads, made in a facility that’s entirely free from peanuts and tree nuts.
No Whey Chocolate (online)
Vegan chocolates free from the top 8 allergens.
Oberlanders (Stop & Shop, Fairway, Costco)
A kosher bakery that offers a selection of nut-free goods (though not all their products are nut-free).
Orthodox Chews (IT’SUGAR, Frankel’s Delicatessen)
Salt-water taffy, made in a nut- and gluten-free facility.
Our Specialty (D’Agostino, Food Emporium, Key Food)
Thumbprint cookies, frosted sugar cookies, and Sweet Middles (sandwich cookies). (They have a few other products that aren’t guaranteed to be nut-free, but the cookies are.)
PASCHA Chocolate (online)
Chocolate, obviously—free from tree nuts, peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, carrageenan, coconut, egg, fish, shellfish, mustard, raspberry, rice, sesame, and sunflower.
Pecan’t Pie (online)
“Pecan” pies, made in a nut-free facility.
Perfectly Free (Stop & Shop)
Frozen treats, free from tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, gluten, egg, soy, fish, and shellfish.
Pretzilla (C-Town, Fairway, Whole Foods, Key Food)
Nut-free pretzel buns and bites. (They’re also vegan and kosher.)
Raaka Chocolate (Whole Foods)
Various artisanal dark chocolate bars, all free from gluten, dairy, soy, and nuts. They also offer tours and classes at their factory in Red Hook. (Their factory is entirely nut-free, but they don’t guarantee that their suppliers’ factories are.)
Rebecca’s Nut-Free (online, Garden of Eden)
Nut-free cookie dough.
Red Plate Foods (online)
Granola, cookies, and muffins free from gluten, dairy, nuts, peanuts, soy, and egg.
See’s Candies (Macy’s, Lord & Taylor)
Not at all a nut-free company, but they do have a bunch of gourmet lollipops (and a few other sweets) that are made in a nut-free facility.
Sensational Sweets (online)
Nut-free chocolates and cookies (that are kosher, too).
Skeeter Nut Free (Fairway, Stop & Shop, Walmart)
Nut-free boxed cookies.
Somersault Life Company (Whole Foods, Duane Reade, Target, Rite Aid)
Nut-free sunflower seed bites.
Spangler Candy (Duane Reade, Target, Kmart, Walmart, CVS)
Lollipops (Dum Dums), circus peanuts, and candy canes, all free from peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, fish, shellfish, wheat, and soy. (Well, they’re sort of free from soy. See this page for more information.)
Stern’s Bakery (online, various kosher markets)
A nut-free kosher bakery based in Brooklyn. (They don’t have a website. Here‘s their Yelp—they apparently have a storefront, but I’ve been unable to find it—and here are some of their products.)
Superior on Main (Whole Foods, Costco, Price Chopper)
Cookies, brownies, and éclairs, all made in a nut-free facility.
SuperSeedz (Whole Foods, Gourmet Garage)
Pumpkin seeds, free from peanuts, tree nuts, egg, dairy, gluten, fish, shellfish, and soy.
Surf Sweets (Whole Foods)
Gummy candies, free from the 10 most common allergens (including nuts, of course).
Tiger Nuts (Whole Foods, Fairway)
Nut-free, gluten-free tiger “nuts” (they aren’t nuts).
Treasure Mills’ School Safe (Whole Foods, Costco, Best Market)
Nut-free cookie bars, brownie bars, and mini cupcakes.
Tree Hugger (Dylan’s Candy Bar, various natural markets)
“All-natural” bubblegum, free from nuts, gluten, egg, dairy, corn syrup, artificial flavors, and artificial colors.
Tootsie (online, various stores)
Tootsie rolls, DOTS, Junior Mints, Charleston Chew, Sugar Babies, Andes, etc. The entire company is nut- and peanut-free.
Utz (virtually everywhere)
Chips, popcorn, pretzels, etc. (Some of the products they sell aren’t nut-free, but their facilities are, as are most of their products—and they’re good about labeling.)
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates (Whole Foods, Morton Williams, various markets)
Gourmet nut-free chocolates.
Videri Chocolate Factory (online)
Nut-free chocolate bars, baking chocolate, boxed chocolates, etc.
Wells Street Popcorn (online)
Popcorn, made in a nut-, peanut-, and gluten-free facility.
Wink Frozen Desserts (Whole Foods)
Ice cream–ish frozen desserts, free from the top 8 allergens.
Fruit and seed bars made in a facility free from peanuts, tree nuts, soy, milk, wheat, corn, and sesame.