Accountability is a lot to ask of a hazelnut (or any other nut for that matter). But at Pacific, our ingredients are held to some pretty high standards. Long before there were USDA Organic labels, we began tracing the origin of every natural and organic ingredient used in our foods.
Sure, our Certified to the Source (CTS) program requires our suppliers to embrace a hefty share of paperwork. But it also gives us the chance to get to know the folks we’re working with and to build partnerships with local farmers and ranchers. Many of our relationships go back 20 years.
Social responsibility and sustainable farming are more viable through CTS. For us, it translates to higher quality ingredients that are always flavorful. ‘Atta boy, filbert.