Global. Organic. Ingredients.

Growing and manufacturing the best organic ingredients since 1977

Flowering Onion Field, India

It all started on a farm

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Back in the 70’s we began with two employees with a small organic farm. We’ve now grown our company and work with over 40,000 farmers around the globe on six continents. As the largest distributor of certified organic and non-gmo herbs and spices in North America, we’ve made a promise since day one to pass the message that organic agriculture is the best way to preserve our planet, protect all people and nourish our future. Beyond providing you with the best ingredients, we help your company with co-packing, private labeling, and research and development of new flavors and blends.

Working with you & our farmers

Industrial Bulk Organic Ingredients

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As the largest distributor of organics in North America, we are the leader in providing USDA organic bulk ingredients for spices, herbs, teas, ancient grains, botanicals, and extracts.

Culinary Food Service / Grocery & Retail

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Our sister site, HQO Express supports small to medium businesses with ready to ship product in all sizes; bulk boxes, 5 lb bags, flat packs, and chef jars.

Co-Packing & Private Label

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We can help you with your private label brand. We  package under your specific brand or label and to your exact specifications and provide regulatory and product documentation.

Research & Development

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Our R&D team has over 12 years of experience in organic herb, spice and tea formulations, reverse engineering conventional to organic products: an expertise that is unmatched by our competitors.

Our Promise for Sustainability

We passionately believe organic agriculture is the best way to preserve our planet, protect all people and nourish our future. As a certified organic supplier, we follow strict rules and regulations and have the paper trail to prove it. Our products are meticulously traced throughout the growing, distribution and manufacturing process and carefully tested to ensure our high standards of quality and safety are met. Everyone along the supply chain–from our growers to our customers–must gain value with our business transactions. Whether it’s receiving a fair wage or delivering exceptional service and high quality products, if we’re not making things better, we’re not doing our job.

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CERTIFICATIONS

We are dedicated to supplying our customers with the  highest quality products. This includes: USDA Organic, Orthodox Union Kosher, Fair Trade Certification, Safe Quality Food Institute Certification (SQF), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Quality Assurance International (QAI). We are members with the American Spice Trade Association (ASTA), as well as the International Federation of Organic Agriculture movements (IFOAM)

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