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What We Do
RAW Forest Foods is a plant-forward boutique herbal medicine company specializing in Classical Chinese Medicine, Pine Pollen, and Adaptogenic, Pro-Androgenic, and Tonic single herbs and custom formulas.
Employing a deep passion for botany, contemporary research science, ethnobotany, and traditional medicine, RAW Forest Foods proudly offers a highly curated selection of exceptional, proprietary products.
Welcome to the trail family. We invite you to Discover the Infinite Power Within.
The Company Ethos
The driving force behind RAW Forest Foods is to provide customers with the building blocks necessary for creating optimum health and wellness:
Physically, mentally, and spiritually—with an abundance of resources to assist them on their journeys.
We excitedly involve ourselves in every step of the production of our products: From sourcing raw materials from the producers and wild-harvesters, where we select mostly certified organic and single-origin, wild-harvested raw materials, to our master-herbalist developed formulas, to working directly with our domestic, certified organic, FDA cGMP certified processors.
These are Superior Products for Regenerative Wellness.
A Quick Introduction to RAW Forest Foods:

Founded in 2010—Longevity and Experience Matters
First to Offer RAW Pine Pollen™ and Pine Pollen Tinctures
Expertise and Working Knowledge With Pine Pollen and Adaptogenic, Pro-androgenic, and Tonic Herbs
Long Standing Professional Relationships With Suppliers Ensuring the Highest Quality Raw Materials—Coupled With Domestic Manufacturing
Products and Formulas Developed by Professional Herbalists
Strict Domestic Manufacturing That Is FDA cGMP, ISO 9001:2008, NSF Certified, and/or USDA Certified Organic
Authority and Expertise
Founded in 2010 as the first source of RAW Pine Pollen and Pine Pollen Tinctures, we are proud to be the leaders in innovative Pro and Phyto-Androgenic Herbs, Adaptogens, and Tonic herbal medicine.
Art and Science
We are steeped in tradition and rooted in research, with products developed and formulated by in-house master herbalists, tailored to our customers' specific needs and goals. This is the art and science of herbal medicine.
Clean Manufacturing
We take great pride in the quality and integrity of our ingredients, formulas, and manufacturing. It's part of the RAW Forest Foods difference. Our products are manufactured domestically in certified organic, FDA cGMP, and NSF certified facilities.
Shop With Confidence
When you purchase from us, you shop confidently. That’s because we stand by our products and we guarantee all orders for 60 days. Just contact us and we'll make it right with a replacement, exchange, or a refund. It's that easy.
When People Choose RAW Forest Foods
When people choose RAW Forest Foods, they choose ingredients that are sourced for their quality and effectiveness—not for their price.
RAW Forest Foods is a different company in the health and wellness industry. While others choose their products and ingredients motivated by profit, our motivation is to create products that work. Whether a single herb or a master formula, we source our raw ingredients worldwide—and we travel to do so. Doing so ensures herbs that are authentic to their source—authentic to their tradition and their terroir.
When people choose RAW Forest Foods, they choose products they can trust, products produced domestically in certified organic, FDA cGMP facilities.
It’s not enough to care about the raw ingredients, manufacturing matters. We produce every single product we offer in domestic, USDA certified organic, FDA cGMP registered facilities.
When people choose RAW Forest Foods, they choose integrity. Simply put, when people choose RAW Forest Foods, they choose the best products available. Period.
The Origin of RAW Forest Foods
RAW Forest Foods was founded in the spring of 2010. But not as a business. RAW Forest Foods actually began as a blog, where Ryan detailed his use of Pine Pollen in healing from Lyme Disease, detailed harvesting it, and making his own Pine Pollen Tinctures.
At the time, there was very little information regarding the medicinal use of Pine Pollen available—either in print or on the web.
It didn't take long before people started emailing and asking if they could purchase his RAW Pine Pollen and Pine Pollen Tinctures. There wasn't anywhere else to get them. Ryan did some quick calculations, and RAW Forest Foods as a business was started.
By the fall of 2010, we were the first company offering RAW Pine Pollen™ and Pine Pollen Tinctures.
A Deep Commitment to Quality
All of the ingredients used in RAW Forest Foods products are carefully hand-selected, purchased from facilities that are certified organic, FDA and ISO 9001:2008 registered.
The vast majority of our ingredients are either certified organic or are ethically and ecologically wild-harvested.
We process and manufacture all of our products domestically, in FDA cGMP facilities that are certified organic.
Expanding Beyond Pine Pollen
Since our start with Pine Pollen, we have broadened our scope with a strict commitment to our original values: We find and formulate products that meet our obsessively high standards, products steeped in tradition, science, integrity, and quality. We then share those products with our customers at the best possible price.
We're selfish because we really love using our own products, and we really love offering them to our customers.
The RAW Forest Foods Team
RAW Forest Foods was founded by Ryan Wade, who still works tirelessly every day to mold and shape RAW Forest Foods continually. He works closely with customers to develop new products and refine old products.
A dedicated support team that works diligently to provide you with the best customer experience. Jasmin is the newest addition to our team—our office manager and lead customer service rep. April is our shipping coordinator, ensuring all orders are packed with care and that they go out on time.We have a truly unique team that sets our products ahead of others.
Ryan Wade — Founder and Lead Product Development
Whenever possible, we source our ingredients in person rather them buying them on the open market. We've been working with the same raw ingredient scout for many, many years, where he brings his college education in Traditional Chinese Medicine and his love of herbs to his job in finding us the absolute best ingredients.
The entire RAW Forest Foods team is committed to providing our customers with outstanding service and the highest quality products on the market.
And if you need—or simply want—to contact us, please don't hesitate to reach out! We love hearing from our customers.

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