Sustainability & Certifications

The Ingredients for a Better World

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At Bluegrass Ingredients, our business is rooted in quality and focused on sustainability. For a quarter century, we’ve put an unwavering focus on delivering sustainable, high-quality ingredients for customers and consumers. We are committed to achieving the necessary certifications to ensure we deliver upon Food & Employee Safety, Community Stewardship, and the Ethical Sourcing of our ingredients. We do this to help our customers, our company, and our world realize a more environmental and equitable future for food.

Our certifications

We belong to a broad coalition of industry groups, government programs and sustainable partnerships. We’re committed to submitting to rigorous audits and reviews and sharing sustainable best practices.

  • EcoVadis - Silver Rating, 2022
  • SQF – Food Safety Certification
  • SQF - Food Quality Management Certification
  • The Dairy Sustainability Alliance
  • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
  • GFSI Certified
  • Halal (through IFANCA)
  • Kosher (Orthodox Union)
  • USDA National Organic Program (NOP)
  • USDA Certification

Food & Employee Safety

Bluegrass Ingredients has received ‘excellent’ ratings from The Safe Quality Food Program Institute (SQF) three years in a row. The consistently high ratings underscore Bluegrass’ commitment to safety and quality in all aspects of our operations.

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Community Stewardship

Bluegrass Ingredients has deep ties to the Kentucky Bluegrass community, and we’re dedicated to ensuring our local community benefits with the help of our investments and community development efforts.

Our corporate headquarters and innovation center are located in downtown Bowling Green, with manufacturing and warehouse operations in Glasgow and Springfield, Kentucky. Our company and employees are actively engaged in and support the local communities where we operate.

Ethical Sourcing

Bluegrass Ingredients is committed to enhancing and embracing a more sustainable supply chain and partnering with organizations that share our vision for a better future.

We participate in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and are in the process of developing a rigorous supplier code of conduct.

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