Product Standards


Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op will not knowingly carry products or produce products in its deli that contain artificial colors, artificial flavors, artificial preservatives, or added artificial growth hormones.

We give preference to products that are:

i. Certified organic and/or produced using sustainable agricultural practices
ii. Locally Produced
iii. FairTrade certified
iv. Certified humanely-raised, and/or cruelty-free
v. Minimally packaged or packaged with recyclable materials
vi. Produced or distributed by cooperatively owned companies.
vii. Help meet our owner’s/customer’s dietary needs, (vegetarian, vegan, raw foods, gluten-free, wheat-free, non GMO)

If you have any Questions/Comments/Concerns regarding Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op’s Product Standards, please send us a note at