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Frontier Co-op

Base of operations (headquarters)

Norway, IA USA

Who we are

Founded in 1976, Iowa based Frontier Co-op is a leader in branded organic and natural herbs, spices, and essential oils. As a co-operative owned by wholesale customers that buy and sell its products, Frontier sources hundreds of different botanicals and oils from over 175 suppliers in 50 countries. Many of these products are tropical commodities produced disproportionately by small-scale growers. Frontier sells under three brands: Frontier, Simply Organic, and Aura Cacia.

What we do

  • Assist suppliers – many of which are SMEs, small-farmer co-operatives, or social enterprises – to improve quality, efficiency, and income opportunities for farming families and workers. This includes: 
    • Education and training
    • Market access


Bilateral Aid/Government agencies: USAID

Year of foundation


General Contact

Email: customercare@frontiercoop.com

Phone: 1-800-669-3275

Development Contact

Email: greg.sommerville@frontiercoop.com