About our bulk department

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Our bulk foods department stocks nearly 500 different items, and in each one you will see our commitment to providing the highest quality, fresh and natural foods.

  • Grains
  • Beans / Legumes
  • Nuts (raw & roasted)
  • Flours
  • Seeds
  • Cereal
  • Coffee
  • Loose Leaf Teas

  • Oil
  • Spices & Seasonings
  • Snacks
  • Dried Fruit
  • Rice
  • Baking & Cooking Ingredients
  • Organic Candy
  • Sweeteners (including xylitol and stevia)

Why Buy Bulk

Buying in bulk creates less packaging waste, and allows you to buy just the amount you need. This benefits both your wallet and the environment.

Packaging
We have several convenient packaging options available in the store, or you can bring your own containers to reuse. Simply weigh the container, mark the weight on the package, and the cashier will deduct the weight from your total before charging your bulk items.

Quality Tested
Frontier Products, our main source for bulk products, searches the world for the best sources for spices; they perform rigorous tests to verify their quality and purity. The superior flavor of Frontier’s spices is the result of their commitment to quality at every step: growing, processing and packaging.

Non-irradiated.
Frontier does not use irradiation to sterilize products due to our concerns for quality and safety.

Exclusive Selections
Our wide selection of dried foods and mixes make it easy to bring the quality of all-natural and organic ingredients into your everyday meals. Whether you’re looking for natural food staples or convenient organic mixes, you’ll appreciate the quality and economy of these Frontier and Simply Organic products.

Recent Updates:

Lobster Penne a la Vodka

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Raw Date Caramel

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Fig and Apple Quinoa Salad

Fig and Apple Quinoa Salad

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Creamy Coconut Almond Black Bean Soup

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Veggie Hummus Rolls

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Vegan Raspberry “Cream Cheese”

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Roasted Grape and Fig Salad

Roasted Grape and Fig Salad

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Sweet Kale and Grape Salad with Almonds

Sweet Kale and Grape Salad with Almonds

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5 Spice Tempeh and Strawberry Salad

5 Spice Tempeh and Strawberry Salad

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Italian Vegetable Chickpea Salad

Italian Vegetable Chickpea Salad

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Southwest Vegetable Salad

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Summer Tomato Salad

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Watermelon and Blueberry Salad

Watermelon and Blueberry Salad

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Mini Raw Vegan Blueberry Lavender Cheesecakes

Mini Raw Vegan Blueberry Lavender Cheesecakes

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White Bean Tapanade

White Bean Tapanade

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Vegan Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup

Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup

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Red Berry Beet Smoothie

Red Berry Beet Smoothie

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Superfood Cacao Bars

Superfood Cacao Bars

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Green Veggie Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Green Veggie Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Vanilla Almond Milk

Vanilla Almond Milk

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Blueberry Kale Salad

Blueberry Kale Salad

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Taco Chicken Salad Wrap

Taco Chicken Salad Wrap

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Spring Chicken Style Seitan Salad

Spring Chicken Style Seitan Salad

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

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Rainforest Slaw

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Italian Black Quinoa Spring Vegetable Salad

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Average Rating: (2.5 / 5)

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Sweet and Tangy Kale Salad

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Banana Coconut Soft Serve Ice Cream

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Creamy Lemon Coconut Fruit Salad

Creamy Lemon Coconut Fruit Salad

Average Rating: (3 / 5)

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Raw Zucchini and Asparagus Pasta with Mint Pesto

Raw Zucchini and Asparagus Pasta with Mint Pesto

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Chimichurri Sauce

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Coco Cacao Chia Energy Bites

Coco Cacao Chia Energy Bites

Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

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Curried Coconut Borscht

Curried Coconut Borscht

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Tahini Lemon Dressing

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Spicy Coconut Chili Kale Chips

Spicy Coconut Chili Kale Chips

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Vegan Mexican Chocolate Almond Mousse

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Almond Mousse

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Mango Black Bean Guacamole

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Creamy Kale Avocado Soup

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Chili Kale Chips

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Sweet & Sour Meat Balls

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Super Antioxidant Smoothie

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Festive Shaved Brussels Sprout Slaw

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Coconut Almond Hot Chocolate

Coconut Almond Hot Chocolate

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Filo Wrapped Squash Triangles

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Festive Cranberry Orange Macaroons

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Coconut Pecan Yam Cookies

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Swedish Meatball Gravy over Mashed Potatoes

Swedish Meatball Gravy over Mashed Potatoes

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Spiced Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Balls

Spiced Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Balls

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Fennel Pomegranate Salad

Fennel Pomegranate Salad

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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

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Enchilada Turkey Lasagna

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Pumpkin Mousse

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Golden Quinoa

Golden Quinoa Salad

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Asian Root Vegetable Tofu Stew

Asian Root Vegetable Tofu Stew

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Homemade Apple Pie Lara Bars

Home Made Apple Pie Lara Bars

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Roasted Mushroom and Leek Salad with Pears and Pecans

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Autumn Pumpkin Cookies

Autumn Pumpkin Cookies

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Stuffed Apples with Cider Chipotle Syrup

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Tahini Dressed Root Vegetable Slaw

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Apple Cinnamon Macaroons

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Gluten Free Banana Spice Muffins

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Roasted Yam and Edamame Salad

Roasted Yam and Edamame Salad

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Chia Seed Porridge

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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Essential Fatty Acids

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Chia Seed Porridge
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Sweet and Spicy Squash and White Bean Chili

Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

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Wild Mushroom Lentil Soup

Mushroom Lentil Wild Rice Soup

Average Rating: (3.5 / 5)

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Organic Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

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Vanilla Scented Nut and Cacao Nib Granola

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Lemon Salmon Quinoa with Mint perfect for a side dish or entree. Serve cold or hot.

Lemon Salmon Quinoa with Mint

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

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