Rumi Spice is excited to receive B Lab’s 2021 Best For The World award in their Community category. As a certified B Corporation, we’ve committed our business to social and environmental ethics. Learn more about Rumi as a certified B corporation.
Rumi is deeply rooted in mission; from day one, our founders set out to support Afghan farmers and bolster local economies. This Memorial Day, we sat down with the Rumi Spice founders to talk about their journeys since Rumi and what this mission means to them.
Rumi Spice CEO Patti Doyle joined fellow vendors and brands to attend the 2021 Afghan Cultural Fair in Washington DC, hosted by the Afghan Embassy in collaboration with Turquoise Mountain. This two day event celebrates the philanthropic endeavors of these brands to support commerce and cultural survival in Afghanistan.
Every fall, farmers and workers utilize great skill and knowledge to harvest and process premium Rumi Spice Afghan saffron - known as one of the highest in quality in the world. Learn more about the 2020 saffron harvest in Herat.
The craft of olive wood working in Tunisia is tied to the history of olive cultivation that goes back thousands of years to ancient Carthage. Learn more about the history and important role olives play in the daily life and culture of Tunisians.
Cumin is one of the most popular spices in the world. After black pepper, cumin is the most-used spice on Earth and for good reason - it is flavorful and delicious. Not only does cumin smell and taste delightful, it may provide a variety of benefits.
For the past year, our team has been hard at work spreading the word about using spices as a force for good. In 2019 alone, our team witnessed an amazing amount of progress for the people of Afghanistan. This year, our team was able to employ and change the lives of a total of 3750 women in Afghanistan, most of whom are widows, and 335 Afghan farmers. We couldn’t do this without the continued loyalty and support of an amazing community like you.