The Andean Pure Foods Difference

*Certifications– All of our products are USDA organic certified with the National Organic Program, Non-GMO verified, gluten-free certified, kosher certified, and all of our manufacturing and processing facilities are certified meeting the highest international quality and safety standards.

*USDA Organic Certified– All of our products are USDA certified organic through the national organic program which is a part of the US department of Agriculture. Which means the organic standards meet the specific requirements of all the ingredients and its content to be certified organic- meaning all of our organic operations have demonstrated protection of natural resources, conserving biodiversity, and using only approved organic substances. Not all “organic” products are truly organic unless it is certified USDA organic. There are labels that state “100% organic”, “Certified Organic”, or “Made with organic ingredients” but it still does not mean it has gone through the specific organic standards that are required through the USDA to be truly organic. While there are many marketing claims that add value to foods, consumers can be assured that all of our products are USDA certified and verified organic at all steps between the farm and the store.

*Purity, integrity, and confidence– We pride in the purity of our products because in addition to the rigorous cleansing and processing method, we also go further and beyond by sending a sample from each harvest lot to a third-party laboratory for additional testing for any impurities, toxic chemicals, and for safe consumption- ensuring the products are pure, healthy, and organic.

*Full transparency– from the beginning to the end. Knowing exactly where your products originate from of the growth location, every ingredient, cleaning methods, processing cycle, certifications, and the additional steps to be tested for purity to gain your confidence in the integrity of our products. That is the philosophy we stand strongly stand behind.

*Cleaning and processing– Andean Pure Foods has a proprietary 15 step cleaning processing method that enforces every harvest lot to be analyzed and tested numerous times before the the final phase of the cleaning process. What sets our products above from the rest is the method that we practice to ensure it is free from contamination and to only deliver premium grade superfoods.

*Quality control and safety– Our cleaning facilities use the most advanced cleaning processing systems which eliminate any risk for cross- contamination utilizing our proprietary cleaning method. Every product goes to an additional purifying step that meets the strictest specifications and ensures the highest food safety levels are met and always processed in certified organic facilities that are all FDA and USDA approved.

*HACCP Certified– we are certified in this management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product. By controlling major food risks such as physical contaminates- we can assure consumers that our products are as safe as good science and technology allows.

*BRC Food and Safety Certified– Recognized as a global standard that is designed for food manufacturers who implement good manufacturing practices for safe quality food and that meets the strong need to preserve the integrity of the branded products. It assures the customer that they are dealing with a company that reaches high levels of competence in all critical areas. We are constantly monitoring and continually improving our product quality, safety, and legality- taking very possible precaution to prevent any complications that may arise.

*SMETA Certified– We are constantly maintaining our certification with the SMETA program (SEDEX Members Ethical Trade Audit) that is audit procedure which is a compilation of good practice in ethical audit technique. It ensures that we operate in an ethical manner.

*Premium Grade Superfoods– All of our products are higher in quality than the common grade found in other regions in the world and that are found in most retail stores because of the additional purifying processing methods we diligently practice and for the ideal growing conditions in the elevated mountains in Bolivia. We strive to deliver the highest quality using a specific technological processing system to ensure pre-washed, ready to cook superfoods that meets the most stringent and highest international food safety control system.