New Pioneer is a cooperatively owned business, fully serving the needs of the natural products consumer. We emphasize high quality, fair prices, and product information. We are an environmentally and socially responsible member of the community we serve. New Pioneer’s mission is to serve the needs of its members and to stimulate the local agricultural production of natural and organic foods by providing a market for such foods. The Cooperative fully recognizes the value and dignity of work and shall place a high priority on the health, welfare, and happiness of all its employees. The Cooperative shall strive to set a community standard for the best possible working conditions, training, wages, benefits, and opportunities for advancement for its employees.
Co-op Values & Principles
Co-ops are based on values not unlike those we subscribe to individually, including self-responsibility, democracy, equality, honesty, and social responsibility.
In addition to these common values, seven basic principles serve as guidelines to provide a democratic structure for co-ops around the world. While adoption of these principles is not required, most co-ops choose to adopt them for their business.
The 7 Co-op Principles we abide by, followed by our interpretations:
New Pi's Product Policy
New Pioneer’s goal is to offer the best in organic, natural, and local food and products to support our community’s health and well-being. To that end, New Pioneer has adopted the following standards:
*For a complete list of ingredients we don’t allow in the food on our shelves, please view our extensive list here.