Does CCOF organic certification ensure international market access?

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Yes, CCOF offers two programs designed to verify your compliance with a variety of international standards, including those for EU member states, Japan, Switzerland, Canada, and others. Which program you should enroll in depends on which markets you are shipping to, and whether your product is shipped from the US or from outside the US. In addition to USDA NOP accreditation, CCOF maintains Canadian Organic Regime (COR) accreditation for operations located in Canada, and accreditation for our EU equivalent Private Standard.

CCOF provides organic export documents to our clients and has a long history of ensuring market access and international recognition of your organic certification.  CCOF maintains a high level of recognition and respect with international regulators and certifiers which will benefit you when you send your organic product overseas.