Standards

NASAA Certified Organic

NASAA Certified Organic

Governing Organization

Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Memberships

IFOAM Organic

Sectors Covered

Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Issues Covered

Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Ethical Trade, Organic, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Related

Description

Formed in 1986, The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA) is the nation's leading organic certifier – focused on providing quality, cost efficient organic certification services. With operations both in Australia and Overseas, the company provides certification and inspection services, which assist in facilitating market access throughout the world for NASAA certified organic product.  Through its role as a certifier, NASAA is committed to developing and maintaining organic standards; assisting operators in gaining organic certification; and conducting ongoing compliance supervision and inspection of certified operations.  The scope of NASAAs certification service covers the organic supply chain – from input manufacturers to producers, processors to wholesale and retail operations - ensuring organic integrity from paddock to plate. With a national office based in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia, NASAA is a non-profit company limited by guarantee comprising an association of members and certified operators (over 1000). The company operates in accordance with a defined Constitution.

Sustainability Issues

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