National Organic Program

Aunt Millie's® Introduces 1 Net Carb and Organic Breads, Bringing Sandwiches to the Next Level

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 1:00am

For those who want to eat well and live better, Aunt Millie's Live breads rise to the occasion, bringing sandwiches to the next level.

Key Points: 
  • For those who want to eat well and live better, Aunt Millie's Live breads rise to the occasion, bringing sandwiches to the next level.
  • At one net carb per slice, Live Carb Smart is a low-net-carbohydrate great for those who are counting carbs.
  • Live Organic is a farm-to-table organic product with bio-sourced packaging for people who choose organic for some or all of their food.
  • Certified USDA Organic, the Live Organic product line includes Seedful, 100% Whole Wheat, Ancient Grains and White loaves.

National Flavors Steps Up to Meet Growing Demand for Organic Certified Flavors

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 2:00pm

National Flavors, LLC (NF), a Michigan-based producer of flavors and extracts, has expanded their assortment of certified organic flavors, adding to their extensive collection of flavor profiles.

Key Points: 
  • National Flavors, LLC (NF), a Michigan-based producer of flavors and extracts, has expanded their assortment of certified organic flavors, adding to their extensive collection of flavor profiles.
  • The launch is in response to the recent National Organic Program (NOP) ruling requiring manufacturers of organic foods and beverages to incorporate "organic certified" flavors whenever available.
  • Each of NF's organic certified flavors complies with USDA regulations, meeting the requirements for:
    National Flavors' organic certified flavor assortment targets the sweet snacks and baked goods categories, which led the organic launch activity in 2020.
  • Manufacturers can receive samples of certified organic flavors with a free Flavorush account, a feature of National Flavors' online customer portal.

Drake's Organic® Spirits Innovates New Cocktail Concept

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 10:45pm

Drake's Organic Boxtails are pre-mixed organic craft cocktails featuring Drake's ultra premium organic certified vodka and rum.

Key Points: 
  • Drake's Organic Boxtails are pre-mixed organic craft cocktails featuring Drake's ultra premium organic certified vodka and rum.
  • Like all Drake's Organic Spirits products, Drake's Organic Boxtails are Certified USDA Organic Gluten Free, Non-GMO, vegan and kosher.
  • Drake's Organic Boxtails provide a convenient, shelf stable, portable option for cocktails that feature our award-winning, all-organic spirits with all five certifications," said Mark Anderson, founder and CEO of Drake's Organic Spirits.
  • Launched in 2017, Minneapolis-based Drake's Organic Spirits is the first and only spirits line in the world Certified USDA Organic Gluten Free, Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan and kosher.

Green Hygienics Holdings Inc. Granted the USDA Organic Certification for Cultivation and Post-Harvest Processing

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 1:30pm

This new certification further enables the Company to supply certified organic hemp products to national and international markets.

Key Points: 
  • This new certification further enables the Company to supply certified organic hemp products to national and international markets.
  • The Company was previously granted USDA Organic Certificate for the 824-acre property, making it the largest single parcel USDA Organic Certified farm in the North American Hemp Industry.
  • CCOF/USDA certification standards provide specific technical guidance on obtaining high-quality organic plant materials for the sustainable production of the herbal and medicinal products.
  • "This certification reflects GHH's ability to produce fully organic grade hemp as well as our adherence to stringent organic operational standards required by USDA.

Dr. Jennifer Tucker of USDA to keynote ONG Forum

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Jennifer Tucker, deputy administrator of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP), will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum , to be held virtually November 9-10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Jennifer Tucker, deputy administrator of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP), will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum , to be held virtually November 9-10, 2020.
  • She also will present the 2021 high-priority goals for the National Organic Program, and discuss the past, present and future of organic integrity.
  • Previously Tucker served as associate deputy administrator of the National Organic Program since 2011.
  • Before joining USDA, she served as a group facilitator and organization development consultant, working primarily with scientific and technical government and non-profit organizations.

Garden Of Life® Launches Line Of Immune-Centric, Organic And Non-GMO Project Verified Kids' Vitamins

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 3:37pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Garden of Life, the leader in delivering Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verfied vitamins and supplements, launches a new immune-centric children's line at retailers nationally.

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  • PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Garden of Life, the leader in delivering Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verfied vitamins and supplements, launches a new immune-centric children's line at retailers nationally.
  • To help families achieve immune-boosting health, we're dedicated to using third-party-certified ingredients they can trust, including vitamins and minerals from Certified Organic Real Food, as well as Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified and NSF Certified Gluten-Free ingredients," said Garden of Life President Brian Ray.
  • It is Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, and contains no gluten, dairy, soy, peanuts or tree nuts.
  • Garden of Life LLC is the recognized leader and innovator in whole food, science-based, Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified nutrition.

Socati Receives Coveted USDA Certification; Begins Shipping Organic Broad Spectrum and Full Spectrum CBD Ingredient Line Up

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Socati Corp today announced it has successfully completed the rigorous evaluation process and received official USDA Organic certification for its CBD ingredient line up which can be used in USDA Organic finished products.

Key Points: 
  • Socati Corp today announced it has successfully completed the rigorous evaluation process and received official USDA Organic certification for its CBD ingredient line up which can be used in USDA Organic finished products.
  • Significantly, Socati is the only commercial scale producer of USDA Organic certified cannabinoid ingredients with third-party verified non-detectable levels of THC.
  • These included:
    With the USDA Organic certification in place, Socati has launched new organic CBD ingredients for brands looking to bring high quality organic CBD products to market.
  • Socati is a leading processor of USDA Organic certified hemp-based products, including broad spectrum extracts with non-detectable THC.

Bion Receives OMRI Listing for USDA National Organic Program-Compliant Fertilizer Product

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 8:09pm

Craig Scott, Bion's director of communications, stated, "Our first OMRI listing comprises an ammonium bicarbonate solutionthat is extracted from livestock waste in a non-synthetic manner, consistent with National Organic Program (NOP) standards and policies.

Key Points: 
  • Craig Scott, Bion's director of communications, stated, "Our first OMRI listing comprises an ammonium bicarbonate solutionthat is extracted from livestock waste in a non-synthetic manner, consistent with National Organic Program (NOP) standards and policies.
  • This represents a significant milestone for Bion and the development of our third generation (3G) technology.
  • The $40 billion organic industry is the fastest growing segment of U.S. agriculture and the reason behind our 3G technology development.
  • Over time, we anticipate we will develop additional NOP-compliant fertilizer product lines from the 3G platform and will submit further product applications to OMRI."

ONE Banana Certifies Organic Production with FAIRTRADE Standard

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 8:48pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200203005754/en/
    ONE Banana's organic farm in Peru is certified under the FairTrade International standard, complying with fair and sustainable trade practices, as well as international labor standards such as the payment of a fair price and fair wages for workers.
  • ONE Banana grows its organic production on 100% organic farm in Peru, where bananas are cultivated to meet the highest international standards guaranteeing product excellence.
  • "Our organic products can be easily identified by our characteristic ONE BANANA label in a vibrant purple color," said Adams.
  • Implementation of CSR programs and the use of state-of-the-art technology have allowed One Banana to comply with international standards on community development and conservation of natural resources, allowing ONE Banana to be certified under standards, such as: Rain Forest Alliance, BASC, Global Gap, CTPA, USDA Organic, European community regulation for organic production and Japanese Agricultural Standard JAS.

Shenandoah Growers launches That's Tasty® certified organic jalapeño pepper stir-in purées just in time for big game snacking

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:39pm

Meeting the rising consumer demand for clean label organic food that provides uncompromised flavor, the new jalapeo variety delivers just that.

Key Points: 
  • Meeting the rising consumer demand for clean label organic food that provides uncompromised flavor, the new jalapeo variety delivers just that.
  • Made with fresh organic jalapeos and zero added sugars, artificial ingredients or fillers, the natural spicy flavor of the jalapeo really comes through.
  • Founded in 1989, Shenandoah Growers is the leading grower and marketer of fresh organic culinary herbs in the United States, providing sustainable, USDA certified organic, regionally grown produce to retailers coast-to-coast.
  • Under the THAT'S TASTY BRAND, Shenandoah Growers provides USDA organic, non-GMO, regionally grown, and sustainably farmed fresh culinary herbs and greens.