Sourced from the foothills of the Himalayas.
Grown by women in Nepal.
Manufactured by Nepali refugees in the U.S.
At the Nepali Spice Co., our mission is to foster economic empowerment for Nepali women living in the U.S. and in Nepal while providing a high-quality unique experience for spice lovers worldwide.
We offer five types of spices:
Himalayan Chili Powder
Himalayan Turmeric Powder
Himalayan Garlic Powder
Himalayan Ginger Powder
Himalayan Tea Masala
Visit our Spice Store to buy spices!
Nepali Spice Company is a Social Enterprise owned in part by our non-profit beneficiary, Act for Humanity. Nepali Spice Co. uses commercial opportunities to accomplish the goals of our mission by employing local refugees, partnering with socially driven suppliers in Nepal, and contributing 10% of profits to Act for Humanity’s educational and empowerment programs in Lancaster and Nepal.
Have a clear social and/or environmental mission set out as part of their governance
Generate the majority of their income through trade
Reinvest the majority of their profits
Are autonomous of state
Are controlled in the interests of the social mission
Are accountable and transparent
Nepali Spice Company is supported by the Social Enterprise Institute at Elizabethtown College, which brings together faculty members, industry fellows of the Institute, and students, to collaborate on social enterprise development initiatives that create sustainable social and economic value both domestically and internationally. They do this by building upon a deep respect for the talent, passion, and dedication of those who have devoted their lives to working for the common good.
Nepali Spice Company is a certified Benefit Corporation.
A benefit corporation is a traditional corporation with modified obligations committing it to higher standards of purpose, accountability, and transparency.
Benefit Corporations have the following
1. Purpose: Benefit corporations commit to creating public benefit and sustainable value in addition to generating profit. This sustainability is an integral part of the value proposition.
2. Accountability: Benefit corporations are committed to considering the company’s impact on society and the environment in order to create long-term sustainable value for all stakeholders.
3. Transparency: Benefit corporations are required to report annually, in most states, and using a third party standard, showing their progress towards achieving social and environmental impact to their shareholders and in most cases the wider public.