About Us

Discover the ingredients that set Kana apart

Goods Made Better™️

Beautifully-designed. Responsibly-made.

Kana is a community of home chefs who elevate the everyday routine of cooking through delicious recipes, responsible living and thoughtful, modern design. We're in constant pursuit of making goods better so that you can enjoy life's rituals in a more profound way. Our mission is to bring elegant additions to your home that don't just look beautiful, but are enjoyable to use, and do good for the planet.

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We take the things you already love to use and make them better.

Kana is a range of simple and well thought out kitchen essentials that has a lot to say. From our baking must-have's to our elegant dishcloths, Kana is proud of the compostable and biodegradable certifications that make these products part of a circular economy.

Milo is the perfect fusion of performance, style and accessibility. Designed to satisfy pros and inspire newcomers, Milo cookware features a select range of heritage-quality cast iron essentials designed to move effortlessly with you from stove, to oven, to table. Designed in California, Milo is the perfect kitchen companion. Simmer stews, bake bread, slow-cook braises, make a luscious risotto or serve your Sunday roast. Responsibly-made with 40% recycled cast iron, Milo cookware is thoughtfully designed to decorate and enrich your lifestyle.

Our Designs

We put a lot of thought, time and energy into developing quality products that are built to last. Above all, our mission is to mindfully create beautiful, functional kitchenware that elevates the everyday.

The Human Touch

We settle for nothing but the highest standards of integrity and quality. Our manufacturing partners are BSCI and ISO certified and have been hand selected based on their commitment to upholding Kana's core values.

Thoughtfully Selected Materials

We are committed to working with sustainably sourced and recycled materials that don't compromise on quality.

The People Behind the Name

The heart and soul of Kana is the people. From the food lovers, to the outdoor enthusiasts, to the creative thinkers, Kana relies on the passion and expertise of its team members to make our goods better than the rest. The Kana team is driven by the pursuit of doing things for the right reasons, and in the right way. As environmental advocates, we are beholden by our responsibility to the planet and we keep this front of mind in everything that we do.

We're Certified

Responsible At The Source

We work closely with the PEFC to certify that our parchment paper comes from responsibly-managed Finnish forests, while the FSC certifies the cellulose our dish cloths is sustainably-sourced. Our cookware uses 40% reclaimed iron and is made in facilities that follow the BSCI code of conduct for employee health, safety, and protection from discrimination. And ISO14001 and ISO45001 require us to be continually improve on these standards.

Safe for Earth. Safe for You.

We love food and we want you to love the food you cook. Our cookware and parchment paper is proven as safe for food contact and will not alter the composition, taste or smell of your food. Our cookware is free of all the compounds and chemicals listed in Proposition 65. And finally, from the fibre to the artist-designed prints, our dish cloths are certified as safe in line with OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100.

A Sustainable Goodbye

We take responsibility for the life cycle of everything we bring into the world. Our parchment paper and dish cloths are certified as biodegradable and compostable in line with EN13432, which includes municipal compost services. We use uncoated paper and cardboard in all our packaging to make it as easy as possible for recycling services to deal with it properly.

Every little bit helps.

Kana is proud to work with 1% for the Planet, an environmental initiative which helps businesses like Kana support non-profit organizations seeking to create a better future for our planet. Every purchase on Kana, however small, helps to make a very real difference.