Who we are

Pradeep, Ennis, and Renata are united by a love of food. And, more importantly, a love of great tasting, worry-free snacking. Laiki® Rice Crackers were born from our collective frustration: "Why do gluten-free crackers have to be popped, puffed, or taste like cardboard?" We wanted a worry-free snack made from simple ingredients that was full of flavor and packed a satisfying crunch. So we created Laiki® Rice Crackers!

The secret to Laiki's taste is black and red rice from Thailand. Black and red rices pack more nutrients and flavor than white or brown rice. By keeping the ingredients to a minimum, all the flavor you get in every crunchy bite comes from the wholegrain rice itself. 

Laiki® Rice Crackers are our labor of love: a love of food, a love of snacking, and a love for sharing this with all of you.

  Pradeep Akkunoor Pradeep is a food entrepreneur who has successfully launched several food businesses in Asia. One of his ventures led him to the NASDAQ where he and his team were the first Thai company to ring the closing bell. Pradeep's experience led Laiki® Rice Crackers to develop the first ever 100% wholegrain, gluten-free, rice cracker with a satisfying crunch.

 

Pradeep Akkunoor

Pradeep is a food entrepreneur who has successfully launched several food businesses in Asia. One of his ventures led him to the NASDAQ where he and his team were the first Thai company to ring the closing bell. Pradeep's experience led Laiki® Rice Crackers to develop the first ever 100% wholegrain, gluten-free, rice cracker with a satisfying crunch.

  Ennis Olson Ennis is entrepreneur and designer whose previous ventures include designing and launching a reusable grocery tote nationwide, creating an online video series interviewing international musicians, and co-founding an innovation consulting firm. Ennis' crazy schedule means a lot of snacking while traveling which he can't imagine without Laiki® Rice Crackers.

 

Ennis Olson

Ennis is entrepreneur and designer whose previous ventures include designing and launching a reusable grocery tote nationwide, creating an online video series interviewing international musicians, and co-founding an innovation consulting firm. Ennis' crazy schedule means a lot of snacking while traveling which he can't imagine without Laiki® Rice Crackers.

  Renata Bell Renata is a mom-preneur whose ventures include launching a non-profit organization which connects pregnant mothers in Africa and the US, as well as scaling startups from beginning to exit. When Renata's not running startups, she's running after her kids who inspire her to not only find healthy, worry-free snacks that they will eat, but create satisfying Laiki® Rice Crackers that they LOVE!

 

Renata Bell

Renata is a mom-preneur whose ventures include launching a non-profit organization which connects pregnant mothers in Africa and the US, as well as scaling startups from beginning to exit. When Renata's not running startups, she's running after her kids who inspire her to not only find healthy, worry-free snacks that they will eat, but create satisfying Laiki® Rice Crackers that they LOVE!