Rumi Spice was founded in 2015 and is one of the leading agricultural exporters from Afghanistan. Rumi Spice’s business model is procuring and processing quality spices, including saffron and cumin from Afghanistan. The US team consists of product development, sales & marketing, and senior management and the Afghanistan team consists of contract buyers, quality assurance manager and team, and contract workers. The company has offices and processing facilities in Chicago, USA and in Herat, Afghanistan. Rumi Spice buys spices directly from Afghan wholesalers and farmers, processes it in Afghanistan, undertakes laboratory testing in Turkey, and exports the processed product to the U.S. Rumi Spice has a well-established distribution network and sells saffron online, in retail stores, to food delivery services, and in wholesale markets in the US.