Rhapsody Natural Foods

Rating
CompanyRhapsody Natural Foods
LocationMontpelier, VT
Productstempeh
Market AreaNortheast
Web Sitewww.rhapsodynaturalfoods.org
Total Score940
CriteriaPointsComment
TOTAL (possible score is 1000)940
5-Bean Rating | Top-Rated
Family-farmer owned businesses receive the most points, investor owned corporations the fewest.
Ownership Structure
100Family Business owned by two farmers
Reflects a company’s commitment to purchasing organic soybeans.
Percentage Organic Soybean Purchases
100100% organic
Companies committed to transparency receive the most points.
Disclosure of Information for Verification
100Full and open disclosure
Reflects the integrity of the company’s chosen organic certifying organization.
Organic Certifier
100VOF
Companies selling only organic products receive the most points.
Organic Product Line
100100% organic
Companies that manufacture in-house receive the most points.
Manufacturing
100All manufacturing done in-house
Companies that purchase directly from farmers receive the most points; companies that buy through brokers selling imports receive the fewest.
Sourcing and Farmer Relationships
100100% directly from Vermont farmers; farms are visited on a regular basis
Companies that are committed to preventing GMO contamination receive the most points.
Prevention of GMO Contamination
40no GMO testing
Companies that do not add flavor or add only certified organic natural flavor receive the most points.
Flavors
100no flavors used
Companies that do not use soy lecithin or that use certified organic soy lecithin receive the most points.
Soy Lecithin
100none used