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Garry Hannagan, NSW Farmer of the Year 2004 and Australian Certified Organic operator, says ' the bud logo gives you the marketing edge - everywhere you need it.'
Australian Certified Organic (ACO) currently certifies about 55% of the Australian organic industry and we estimate the bud logo appears on about 70% of all certified organic product in Australia.
ACO is accredited to certify organic operations in Australia, Europe, Japan, USA, Switzerland, the UK and has official recognition by Quebec Qua .
These accreditations and recognitions ensure that your organic product and systems have the highest possible integrity .
Organic systems work in harmony with nature, keeping harmful chemicals out of our land, water and air, creating a healthy environment rich in wildlife, woodlands and nutrients.
The organic standards place great emphasis on building and maintaining healthy soil, nutritious crops and animal welfare
If you are serious about your organic business, choose Australian Certified Organic.
Australian Certified Organic (ACO) is Australia's largest certifier for organic and biodynamic produce and has over 1500 operators within its certification system. ACO is a fully-owned subsidiary of Biological Farmers of Australia (BFA)
ACO provides certification services to operators from all sectors of the organic industry . Certification ensures compliance with national production standards and allows trace back of all products to their origin.
The Leading Logo
The Australian Certified Organic logo (affectionately known as the 'bud' is Australia's organic industry's leading logo. It carries with it the ability to market organic produce on both domestic and international markets with confidence and market advantage .
The logo is well recognised both in Australia, and now in increasingly key areas such as Asia, Europe and the US. Having the largest market share means that organic certification is now becoming synonymous with BFA certification and the BFA logo – visit the markets, retailers, or even your supermarket chains such as Coles & Woolworths and see!
Our clients include certified operators in the Pacific, South East Asia and Japan, as well as in all states and territories of Australia.
ACO clients, large and small, represent all sectors in the organic industry – from primary producers, processors and exporters to retailers and wholesalers.