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Organic Claims on Websites and Other Marketing

Learn more about what CCOF looks for on a website to help you design a compliant website and prevent consumer confusion.

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Helpful documents or flyer
Organic Labeling Guidelines

An easy to read organic labeling chart.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Organic Seed Source Regulations and Resources

This comprehensive list of organic seed suppliers is a great place to start your search for organic seed.

Grower, Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer
Organic Wine Labeling Guide

An easy-to-read organic wine labeling guide.

Processor or Handler, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Private Label/Broker/Trader Organic Certification Application

Certification for companies that own organic labels that are co-packed by other facilities. Also covers operations that do not physically handle products but act as brokers or traders.

Download your application packet and email completed forms to inbox@ccof.org:

Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Application Packet, Organic System Plan
Processor Organic Certification Application

Organic certification for food processors, coolers, canners, and any operation that physically handles or processes organic products. Also includes companies who provide fee-for-service processing/handling such as hullers, canners, wineries etc.

En Español

Download your application packet and email completed forms to inbox@ccof.org:

Processor or Handler, I am not an organic operation Application Packet, Organic System Plan
Product Application

Describe your finished organic products and the location where products are processed. Attach labels and co-packer certificates to this form. When you add a new product, submit a new Product Application, along with the H2.0B (for multi-ingredient products) and submit all labels. For additional infromaiton about adding a new product, read the related FAQ.

CCOF also has unique and helpful forms for wines. Check out our Add a wine or wine label Forms and Docs to learn more. Note that this form has replaced the H2.5 Off-Site Handling form.

En Español

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail or Restaurant, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner Organic System Plan
Product Application - Canada

ONLY FOR OPERATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA. Describe your organic products and co-packers. Attach labels and co-packer certificates to this form. Update this form when you add a new product.

Processor located in Canada Organic System Plan
R1.0 Retail/ Restaurant Checklist

This helpful checklist directs you to only the forms applicable to your retail/restaurant activities.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
R2.0 Retail Departments

Describe your retail department activities, products, labeling, signage, and suppliers.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
R2.3 Organic Retail Restaurant Facility

Describe your retail/restaurant facility locations, organizational structure, and training program.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
R3.0 Retail Restaurant Prepared Foods

Describe your restaurant or retail prepared foods department activities, products, menu, signage, and suppliers.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
R4.0 Retail Restaurant Organic Pratices

Describe your receiving, storage, preparation, display, cleaning, sanitation, and facility pest management practices.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
R5.0 Record Keeping for Retail Restaurant

Describe your system and records used to track organic products.

Retail or Restaurant Organic System Plan
Recordkeeping Checklist for Organic Growers
This template is available for download as a PDF, Microsoft Word or Excel document, or Google Template (Google email account is required). See links below. 
 
 
Grower, Livestock producer, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer

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