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AQ Organic Standard

Organic Standard

The AsureQuality Organic Standard covers organic primary production, organic processing and labelling.

The standard provides a minimum requirement for you to comply with in order to gain Organic Certification for the production of, labelling of, and claims for organically produced foods.

View and Download the AsureQuality Organic Standard

Depending on your type of operation select one of the links below to download the relevant sections of the standard, or to obtain the full copy please download both documents.

Organic Standard

AsureQuality Organic Standard V8 2020 PDF (5.1 MB)

Supporting Procedures

Comparison - AQOSv7 vs AQOSv8 PDF (61 KB)

AsureQuality Certification Procedures Supporting The Organic Programme PDF (35 KB)