Please note that there is no conversion period for operations which are not involved in primary production.
The certification process for non- primary production (such as Processing, Handling, Contract processing, etc) is as follows:
Copies of all forms can be obtained from Form Search.
A list of certified operators, suppliers, wholesalers, contract processors, non-organic ingredients, and much more,
please refer to the Search Operators and
Search Products section of the website, by clicking on the "Search" button at the top of this page.
The certification of primary production land to Organic status can take anywhere from 12 months to 36 months depending
on prior history. See the diagram at the top of this page Converting to Certified Organic