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A Garage Startup Gone Global: The Story of Mana

Once a homegrown garage operation, Mana is now a successful European startup that employs a large team of scientists and biochemists, as well as patented food-production technology.  In 2014, founder Jakub Krejcik and his partners created a powdered food named after manna, an edible substance described in the Bible. They designed it to provide the human body with everything it needs and nothing more. But what began as a bootstrap effort to develop complete and healthy food for friends and family quickly turned into a large-scale initiative to serve the planet and its people. Today, Mana is a global company with a mission to scientifically engineer complete-nutrition food products for better, everyday living, and produce and distribute them via an...

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Autumn Recipe: Mana Origin with Hokkaido Pumpkin and Ginger

Mana tastes great by itself, but did you know that it makes a great base for all kinds of smoothies, too? Whether you like it sweet or savory, there is an unlimited number of ways to combine our nutritionally balanced food with other ingredients. For those of you with a sweet tooth, here is one of our favorite autumn recipes - the Mana Origin smoothie bowl with Hokkaido pumpkin and ginger. Want to show off what you can do with Mana Powder? Maybe you've got a favorite recipe? Do you use it for smoothies, porridge, or as a flour substitute? Send your recipe to podpora@mojemana.cz with "MANA RECIPE" as the subject. We are looking to publish the best recipes around, and...

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Police Officer: What It’s like to Live Only on Mana

  It's been a year and a half since he decided to change the way he looked. In January of 2018, he became a vegan and started to pay close attention to diet and fitness. Once fat, he is now an athlete. Meet Thomas, a police officer from the Czech Republic, known on Instagram as Vegetman. ‍ As part of his journey, he decided live for 100 days on Mana alone. He is 50 days in and has 50 more to go. Here is his incredible story:‍ "Going vegan has changed my life. It has taught me how to read my body and humbled me before my limitations. After 4 months I had already lost 25 kg. I had no personal trainer or...

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We Are Celebrating 5 Fabulous Years

  Hi, Before I sat down, I was wondering how to write this very important blog post. It's not unusual for me to be working on five different drafts at the same time. But while I was pacing back and forth, I realized it doesn't really matter which one I pick, because the main point will be the same: Mana is celebrating its 5-year anniversary. 5 fabulous years! When we started, we never imagined that in 5 years Mana would have over 100 thousand satisfied customers across the globe, 69 talented employees, 8 fabulous products, a huge production line and a ton of great friends. We want to thank you for your faith in Mana, your fantastic energy, the thousands of emails...

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A New Year's Letter from Jacob

  Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. I really appreciate it. 2018 was a big turning point for Mana. I would therefore like to take the opportunity to tell you why it was so important, so that even those unfamiliar with our history can understand. In November 2017, we made a firm decision to hire a professional management team and fill 22 new positions within the company. Our goal was to staff a total of 65 people by the end of the second quarter. At that time, it felt like we were working 24 hours a day. We knew that we were all reaching our limits and needed to make some changes. This meant optimizing pretty...

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