Introducing Luis Lopez, CCOF Representative in Mexico

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April 21, 2015

We are pleased to introduce Luis Lopez, CCOF’s new representative in Mexico. Lopez is representing CCOF throughout the accreditation and approval process under Mexico’s new organic standards. He oversees all CCOF inspections in Mexico and is also an inspector.

Lopez’s background includes working on organic crop and livestock production in Canada, as well as conducting organic inspections in Canada, Mexico, and throughout Latin America. He received a degree in International Business from the University of Guadalajara, studied Sustainable Productions at Olds College, Canada, and is an Independent Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) member. He lives with his family near Guadalajara. In his spare time he enjoys gardening and he is developing an organic farm school for local farmers.

He looks forward to working with CCOF to promote organic throughout Mexico. He can be reached at llopez@ccof.org.