The Procurement Process involves sourcing from premium spice growing regions in India, Vietnam, and other parts of the world. In India and Vietnam particularly, our procurement team have established relationships with the farmers to ensure a high grade product while maintaining ethical, fair trade practices, and quality in mind. The actual process maintains:


• A comprehensive Backward Integration Farming Program on key commodities integrating the core values of traceability and sustainability as well as encouraging and educating the farmers on hygienic practices


• Plantation surveys and plant audits of potential farmers and vendors to form a lasting bond


• Approved Global Vendor Selection Program focuses on education of vendors and specifying raw material purchasing plans


• Timing and planning of raw material procurement


• Scientific crop survey and forecasting models