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Search Tips

Didn't find what you are looking for?

Try to narrow your search by using fewer words, using part of the word (i.e. berry instead of blueberry), or by using the "Return results containing ANY of the above words" search type.

Did you find too many companies?

Try narrowing your search by using the "Return results containing ONLY the above words" search type.  If you still have too many results, try adding another product or two to the list.

The Different Search Types Explained:

Return results containing ANY of the above words

This search type will return all companies that have at least one of the words you typed in.  This is also known as an OR query.

For example if I searched for the products: soy milk the search would return any company that included EITHER the word 'soy' or the word 'milk' in their descriptions.

Return results containing ALL OF the above words

This search type will return only the companies that have all of the words you typed in.

For example if I searched for the products: soy milk the search would return only those companies where BOTH words, "soy' AND 'milk', appear in their descriptions.

Other notes:

All searches look for substrings, parts of words, that you typed in.  So, a search for berry will return blueberry, strawberry, blackberry, etc...
All searches are case-insensitive.  You will receive the same result from Stroh as you will from stroh.
Wildcards

The * can be used to represent an unknown number of characters in the middle of the word.

The ? can be used for each unknown character.  

Wildcards need not be added to the beginning or end of a word since parts of words such as 'berry' are already found by default.

For example:

s?n in the company field would return any companies that have a word containing s<any other character>n. So companies with the string 'son' in them (IE Richardson) would appear as well as companies with the string 'san' (IE San Martin)
b*berry in the product field would return all companies that include any berry beginning with a 'B', (blueberry, blackberry, boysenberry, etc) in their descriptions.