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Angela Keyser, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at (775) 971-8550.

High Quality Organics is SQF Level 2 CertifiedSQF Logo


For the third year in a row, High Quality Organics (HQO) has achieved SQF Level 2 certification.  This food safety certification is a critical part of servicing the leading food manufacturers and retailers in America and abroad. It is based on government and industry food safety requirements and ensures everyone in the supply chain, from growers to…

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UPDATE: Small Fire at High Quality Organics


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2016 Contact: Angela Keyser Phone: 715-212-2910 akeyser@hqorganics.com Reno, Nevada: This morning, High Quality Organics (HQO), one of America’s largest organic ingredient suppliers, experienced a small fire in their production facility at 12101 Moya Boulevard in Reno, Nevada. No one was injured and minimal damage has occurred. However, out of caution, the…

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West Coast Port Congestion Update


As the largest supplier of organic ingredients, High Quality Organics (HQO) imports a large percentage of organic herbs, spices and grains from family farms around the globe. The majority of those bulk organic ingredients come into the U.S. through West Coast ports. Over the past several months, shipping containers – and now shipping vessels –…

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Vote for Jay for OTA!


Jay Fishman, Chairman of the Board and Co-Owner of High Quality Organics (HQO), is running for the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) Board of Directors. Why Vote for Jay? 30 years of experience in the food industry Built a fresh herb business from zero to $80 million Helped form HQO and grew it into one of…

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Edible Reno-Tahoe: The Mechants of Spicepic1


Housed in an unremarkable-looking warehouse north of Reno is a remarkable business that rivals the United Nations in its global representation. Upon entering High Quality Organics, you won’t hear the cacophony of foreign…

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