Durango Natural Foods Co-op

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Durango Natural Foods Co-op

Product Policy

At DNF, you can trust the decisions we’re making and the food we’re putting on the shelves.  We work hard to respond to current food and health advocacy issues and to provide transparency as well as a variety of choices in our products.

  • We emphasize natural foods; products free of any artificial ingredients such as preservatives, colorings and flavorings.
  • We look for whole foods, those with a minimum of processing and refining.
  • We look for organic foods, those raised, grown and processed without chemicals fertilizers, pesticides, hormones or antibiotics.
  • We are committed to providing products for which we have full nutrition and source information and to providing this information to our customers.
  • We purchase products which are cooperatively or collectively produced.
  • We buy products which are locally or regionally produced and which support the local economy.
  • We buy products from independent suppliers and producers and from small business owners.
  • We are committed to buying the freshest products available.
  • We offer products at cost savings to members.
  • We offer products from manufacturers who do not utilize animal testing.
  • We provide choices for our members and offer product alternatives such as organic vs. non-organic, non-GMO, gourmet and specialty vs. value-priced, bulk vs. packaged and processed.
  • We purchase eco-friendly products which do not adversely affect the environment; we avoid purchasing products which have been proven detrimental to human health or the environment.
  • We attempt to buy products from businesses which support conditions of shared wealth and which do not exploit workers.
  • We strive to provide as many non-GMO verified products as possible, and do not bring in new products which contain GMOs.