Starwest Botanicals started as a small retail herb shop in 1975 in Sacramento, California. Superior quality has always been the goal at Starwest Botanicals. To fulfill customer's expectations for high quality products, Starwest continues to upgrade its quality control facilities and processes. With the modern equipment and professional personnel, they have made a commitment to continued excellence in product quality. Starwest is dedicated to providing the freshest and purest botanicals. Starwest Botanicals strive to offer only those herbs and spices with verified quality. All of the products emerge from the combined efforts of everyone at Starwest. Their professional staff continuously monitors product quality to ensure customer safety and satisfaction. Starwest utilizes not only the in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee that the analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb. Today, Starwest is one of the largest suppliers of organic herbs in the United States. Herbspro.com is proud to carry the entire range of this fine brand.