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THE FOUNDER FOODS SUPPLIER COMMUNITY

Our Supplier Ethos

No business is built in isolation. Our relationships with our suppliers are as important as those with our customers. The value systems of our suppliers is an integral part of our business and the basis on which we choose our sources of supply.

SAFETY

INTEGRITY

COMMUNITY

FOOD SAFETY AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE

Our suppliers must comply with all food safety requirements, labeling regulation, and health certifications relevant to the product they supply. We look to raise the bar on food safety compliance within the food industry and expect our suppliers to do the same.

RESPONSIBLE, ETHICAL AND TRANSPARENT SUPPLY

We believe in full transparency of 100% of ingredients, production processes and product origins. All our suppliers are required to comply with our responsible and ethical sourcing policy to ensure their business practices reflect a level of integrity we are proud to support.

CREATING SUSTAINABLE LOCAL ECONOMIES

 We believe in creating circular economies and the power of hand-ups not hand-outs. We look to source our products as local and direct as possible and incorporate local small businesses, for the maximum benefit of our communities.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FOUNDER FOODS SUPPLIER?

If you are interested in becoming a supplier of food ingredients you will need to follow these evaluation steps:

  1. Provide full product specifications, facility food safety certifications and product samples to our offices for evaluation.
  2. Confirm your production capacity, lead times and delivery arrangement options.
  3. Confirm your acceptance of our responsible and ethical sourcing policy and general terms contract.
  4. Once the evaluation is complete we will contact you to discuss commercial arrangements.

If you are a fresh produce farmer please contact us directly to discuss requirements.

Should you wish to initiate the supplier evaluation process please contact Roxanne on roxanne.mclean@founderfoods.co.za.

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If you wish to supply cooking and food storage accessories or merchandise into our stores contact info@founderfoods.co.za for further information.

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