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CCOF ha sido un líder en el mercado orgánico desde 1973 y ha participado en el desarrollo del proceso de certificación y los estándares orgánicos. Consumidores y compradores han tenido confianza en el nombre y sello de CCOF por más de 40 años.

Típicamente certificación requiere seis a 10 semanas; menos para casos especiales. Generalmente recomendamos que empiece con el proceso al menos 90 días antes de cosecha o el lanzamiento de su línea de productos orgánicos.

La duración depende en varios factores:

Si su solicitud está completa al presentarla. Si su empresa es compleja. Si usted responde puntualmente a cualquier...

There are dozens of reasons to choose CCOF for your organic certification. Learn why CCOF should be your choice for certification or browse our website for more information.

The following individuals and businesses operating in the state of California must annually register with the State Organic Program:

Every person engaged in the production, handling, or processing of raw agricultural products sold as organicRetailers that are engaged in the production of products sold as organicRetailers that are engaged in the processing, as defined by the NOP, of products...

The main benefit of organic certification for retail food stores is bringing confidence to consumers that the organic integrity of the products they buy extend from the seeds used to grow their food to their shopping basket. Consumers want to know the store where they shop cares enough to go the extra mile to provide them that assurance of organic integrity.

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Certification typically requires six to 10 weeks; less for special cases. We generally recommend that you begin the process at least 90 days before harvest or launch of your organic line.

The length of time depends on a number of factors:

How complete the application is when submitted The complexity of your operation How quickly you respond to any requests for information that...

In the simplest terms, certification involves an application, review, inspection, compliance with any standards issues, and, finally, certification. The detailed steps to organic certification are outlined for you.

How the process works:

In your application, called an Organic System Plan (OSP), you explain what you do, how you do it, and what you use to...