Wholesale Ordering Through Foundation

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Order wholesale for your store!

We’re honored to be a leading wholesale supplier for organic-or-better products crafted by passion-driven manufacturers. Our favorite part about what we do is sharing the excitement and passion of the creators of our products with the enthusiastic store owners and operators who supply their communities.

Proudly based in San Clemente, CA

In our home region of Southern California, we proudly offer weekly delivery from our own truck fleet. Additionally, everything on our site is available for wholesale purchase by eligible customers across the U.S. with low minimums and simple ordering procedures. Contact us with questions at hello@foundationfoods.com.

Opening an Account

Interested in opening a wholesale account? We’re honored to supply your store with our high-quality products. The process to qualify is simple, Just go to our Wholesale Register page and fill out the form. We will get back to you within 1-2 business days.

Once qualified, you can order directly from our new site. We value your business and feedback, so if you have any suggestions on improving the ordering process or overall experience, please let us know!


Resources & FAQ

Commonly used links:

Wholesale Customer Resource Links

Stock Management Page

Known Out of Stocks – Updated Regularly

Southern California Wholesale Delivery Schedule

Am I eligible for a wholesale account? How do I register?

If you have a store or a company and are registered as a reseller in your state, you are eligible. To register, visit our Wholesale Register page and fill out the form, and submit! We will get back to you. Please note that wholesale customers must complete and submit the Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate, and agree to the terms in the Wholesale Customer Policy sheet.

How do I place a wholesale order?

Once your account is approved, simply login to your account and order from our site as normal. There are some changes to order; for example, most products must be ordered by the case pack, and minimums for free shipping are higher than they would be for regular retail orders. Contact us if you have questions!

Are there shipping fees? What is the minimum for free shipping?

For California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah local wholesale accounts, the minimum for free shipping is $175, and orders less than $175 will be charged $15 for shipping.

For wholesale accounts outside of our local region, the minimum for free shipping is $500. For orders $300-$500, there is a flat rate of $7, and for orders under $300, there is a flat rate of $15. Certain items that are perishable, fragile, heavy, or liquid may be subject to extra shipping charges. Some items (e.g. bottled water) may not be eligible for wholesale purchase outside of Southern California. Shipments to Hawaii may incur additional shipping charges outside of our control, thank you for understanding.

When will I receive my delivery? What is my order deadline?

For Southern California local wholesale accounts, we will deliver your order on your delivery day (see the chart below for days). For wholesale accounts outside of Southern California, orders will be shipped via UPS within 4 business days of receipt. Orders are entered into our ordering site or emailed to ‘orders@foundationfoods.com’. The deadline to email orders is 2 pm, two business days prior to delivery day. The deadline to submit orders on our website is 12 noon, one day prior to delivery day.

Region of Southern CaliforniaDelivery DayEmail DeadlineWebsite Deadline
Santa Barbara, Ventura & North LATuesdaySunday at 2 pmMonday at Noon
Inland Empire & DesertsTuesdaySunday at 2 pmMonday at Noon
Orange County & Long Beach AreaWednesdayMonday at 2 pmTuesday at Noon
San Diego County & Temecula AreaWednesdayMonday at 2 pmTuesday at Noon
Los Angeles West, Central, & EastThursdayTuesday at 2 pmWednesday at Noon
Does Foundation backorder items?

We do not backorder items. We will remove out-of-stock items from your invoice prior to shipment. Please reorder any short or missing items for your next delivery. We do our best to keep all items in stock, but cannot always predict demand, or our vendors’ ability to produce. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

How do I pay for my wholesale order?

Our standard terms for wholesale accounts are net 15 from the day of shipping. You can send us a check in the mail or request an emailed payment link. At this time, we can’t take payment for wholesale purchases through our website. Credit card payments are by request only, and a 3% processing fee will apply. We will send you an emailed payment link automatically at the time your payment is becoming due. If your account becomes overdue, we reserve the right to withhold future shipments until your account is current. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping your account current.

Other questions? Contact us for help, thank you!