We believe in sourcing food that’s of the highest quality, from businesses that pay fair wages, and sourced with methods good for the planet. We prioritize transparency and sustainability, and work with companies who source local, non-GMO, organic, and Fair Trade ingredients whenever possible. We seek out allergen-free options to support people with special diets.

We don’t allow these ingredients in our grocery items:

A

Acesulfame-K (acesulfame potassium)

Acetylated esters of mono- and diglycerides

Azodicarbonamide (ADA)

Ammonium chloride

Artificial colors

Artificial flavors

Aspartame

Azodicarbonamide

B

Benzoates in food

Benzoyl peroxide

Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)

Bleached flour

Bromated flour

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO)

C

Calcium bromate

Calcium disodium EDTA

Calcium peroxide

Calcium propionate

Calcium saccharin

Calcium sorbate

Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate

Caprocaprylobehenin

Carmine

Certified colors

Cyclamates

Cysteine (l-cysteine), as an additive for bread products

D

DATEM (Diacetyl tartaric and fatty acid esters of mono and diglycerides)

Dimethylpolysiloxane

Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS)

Disodium calcium EDTA

Disodium dihydrogen EDTA

Disodium guanylate

Disodium inosinate

E

EDTA

Ethyl vanillin

Ethylene oxide

Ethoxyquin

F

FD & C colors

Foie gras

G

Disodium guanylate (GMP)

H

Hexa-, hepta- and octa-esters of sucrose

High fructose corn syrup

Hydrogenated oil

I

Disodium inosinate

Irradiated foods

L

Lactylated esters of mono- and diglycerides

Lead soldered cans

M

Methyl silicon

Methylparaben

Microparticularized whey protein derived fat substitute

Monosodium glutamate (MSG)

N

Natamycin

Nitrates/nitrites

P

Partially hydrogenated oil

Polydextrose

Potassium benzoate

Potassium bromate

Propionates

Propyl gallate

Propylparaben

R

Recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH)

S

Saccharin

Sodium aluminum sulfate

Sodium benzoate

Sodium bisulfite

Sodium diacetate

Sodium glutamate

Sodium nitrate/nitrite

Sodium propionate

Sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate

Sorbic acid

Sucralose

Sucroglycerides

Sucrose polyester

Sulfites

T

TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)

Tetrasodium EDTA

V

Vanillin

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