Benefits for becoming a Certified Exporter:
- Receive your own ‘Bud’ Logo for marketing purposes
- Receive ACO shipping documents at no cost see http://aco.net.au/organiccertification/export-certification/
Requirements for the export of organic product vary dependent on the level of recognition between trading countries of certification and product origin. There are differing requirements for those based within Australia, which fall within the provisions of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), as to those based outside Australia.
In addition, there are specific requirements for the export of products to Japan, Canada, Korea and the US, where stand-alone national organic programs are administered. Additional requirements apply for EU shipments. Please contact ACO for further information.
Exporters of organic product, whether bulk or processed, must ensure the product is certified by DAFF accredited certification organisations and meets the requirements of the DAFF Guidelines for the Issue of Organic Produce Certificates.
There are three (3) types of OPCs, which can be obtained from ACO upon request: