ACO Certification

Why is the organic certification marks and logo so important?

Australian Organic logo

ACO Certification

Organic Merchant is certified as a supplier of organic produce by ACO Certification Ltd, Australia’s largest certifier for organic and biodynamic produce.

Certification ensures compliance with national and international production standards and allows trace back of all products to their origin.

ACO is ISO9001 certified company that provides certification to the National and International organic certification standards including the Australian Certified Organic Standards (ACOS) to enable certified operators to use the Bud Logo.

The Australian Certified Organic logo (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.

ACO’s certification program and protocols are approved, accredited, and recognised with the:

Department of Agriculture & Water Resources Australia
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Japan Ministry for Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries
NAQS Korea