Munchkin (company)

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Munchkin, Inc.
Private company
IndustryInfant and Toddler Products
Area served
Key people
Steven B. Dunn

Tom Emrey

Diana Barnes
ProductsFeeding, Bath, Travel, Safety, Gates, Nursery Essentials, Diapering
Number of employees
Over 300
SubsidiariesGrassfed, Milkmakers, Brica

Munchkin, Inc. is a privately held, global infant and toddler company headquartered in Van Nuys, California. It was founded in 1991 by Steven B. Dunn and is known for designing, developing, manufacturing, and distributing infant and toddler products.[1]

Company history[edit]

The inspiration to develop innovative infant and toddler baby products began after the birth of Steven B. Dunn’s daughter, Beau in 1987. In 1991, Dunn founded Munchkin with $2.5 million.[1][2][3]


Lindam distribution centre on the Thorp Arch Trading Estate in Wetherby, West Yorkshire.


Munchkin owns Lindam, a safety brand for babies.[4]


In 2014, Munchkin acquired Brica, a travel accessories brand for babies and toddlers.[5]

Grass Fed formula[edit]

Munchkin manufactures Grass Fed, an infant formula made with milk from grass-fed cows.[6]


  1. ^ a b Never Grow Old: Munchkin Relies on Innovation to Expand Line of Baby Products, LA Times, March 1995, Retrieved October 2014
  2. ^ Family Affair, Forbes, Nov. 2002, Retrieved October 2014
  3. ^ "David J. Dunn: Executive Profile & Biography - Bloomberg". Bloomberg. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Warning over 'unsafe' child stair gates". BBC News. 2018-10-15. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  5. ^ "Charlotte child-products company BRICA acquired". Charlotte Business Journal. 2014-01-08.
  6. ^ 张洁. "Grass-Fed infant formula an industry first - USA -". Retrieved 2018-12-06.

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