Product Policy

East End Food Co-op believes that you have the right to know how we choose the products on our shelves. We’ve developed these purchasing guidelines to reflect the core values expressed in our Ends Policy Statement. This guide allows us to make conscious choices that return value to our members, our community, and our planet.

We strive to promote products and methods that are:

  • Whole* and minimally processed*
  • Local*
  • Certified Organic
  • Certified Naturally Grown and/or Biodynamic
  • Non-GMO Project Verified/Specified Non-GMOCertified Fair Trade
  • Certified Humane
  • Minimally packaged or in recyclable &/or returnable containers
  • Produced using humane and ecologically sound methods that don’t exploit people, animals, or our environment

We will not knowingly carry products that:

  • Contain artificial ingredients, such as colorings, flavorings, preservatives or additives
  • Contain known harmful ingredients such as nitrates or nitrites, synthetic chemicals, hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, or MSG
  • Contain antibiotics or growth hormones
  • Have been tested on animals


Local Suppliers

19 Coffee
Pittsburgh, PA
Fair Trade & Organic Coffee

Allegro Hearth Bakery
Pittsburgh, PA
Fresh Bread

Blue Sky BBQ
Pittsburgh, PA
BBQ Sauces

Building New Hope
Pittsburgh, PA
Organic Coffee

Clarion River Organics
Sligo, PA
Pepper Rings, Hot Sauces, Hot Pepper Jelly

Davide Sauces
Pittsburgh, PA
Pasta Sauces

Draper’s Apiarires
Millerton, PA
Honey, Maple Syrup, Molasses

Frankferd Farms Foods
Saxonburg, PA
Tortilla Chips, Maple Waters

Gosia’s Pierogies
Latrobe, PA

Grandma Bowsers
Pittsburgh, PA
Dog Biscuits

Guapo Sauces
Pittsburgh, PA
Artisan Sauces

Heinz Ketchup
Pittsburgh, PA

Ideal Granola
Pittsburgh, PA
Grain Free Granola

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Columbus, Ohio
Ice cream

La Prima Espresso
Pittsburgh, PA
Locally Roasted Fair Trade Coffee

Lancaster Trading House
Lancaster, PA
Hempzl Pretzels

Latimore Valley Farms
York Springs, PA
Organic Apple Juice

Love Street Foods
Pittsburgh, PA
Frozen Raw Bon Bons

Lux Artisan Chocolates
Pittsburgh, PA
Chocolate Bars

Maple Valley Farms
Pittsburgh, PA

Maxim Berry Farm
Reynoldsville, PA
Maple Syrup

Mediterra Bakehouse
Fresh Bread

Najat’s Cuisine 
Braddock, PA

Natrona Bottling Company
Natrona, PA
Jamaican Ginger Beer

NuGo Nutrition Bars
Pittsburgh, PA
Nutrition Bars

Ohio City Pasta
Cleveland, OH
Fresh Pasta

Once Again Nut Butters
Nunda, NY
Nut Butters

Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance
Pittsburgh, PA
Salsa, Dilly Beans, Hot Pepper Sauces, Hot Pepper Jelly, Canned & Jarred Tomatoes, Rhubarb Jelly

Shiloh Farms
New Holland, PA
Sprouted Flours, Bee Pollen, Dried Fruit

Sipp Sparkling Organics
Chester Springs, PA

Sito’s Foods
Pittsburgh, PA
Salad Dressings

Swiss Villa
Wrightsville, PA

Tait Farm
Centre Hall, PA
Flavored Oils, Salad Dressings, Chocolate Sauce, Jellies, Shrubs

Tyler Mountain
Kutztown, PA
Spring & Distilled Water

Wigle Wiskey
Pittsburgh, PA
Organic Bitters

Wood Street Bakery
Wilkinsburg, PA
Fresh Bread



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East End Food Co-op

7516 Meade Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Market: 8am — 9pm
Café: 8am — 7pm