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Australian Certified Organic

Also known as ACO
Contract No 39

Contact

PO Box 810
18 Eton Street,


4012 Nundah, Queensland

Phone: +61 7 3350 5706
Fax: +61 7 3350 5996
Email: michael.baker@foobaraco.net.au
www.aco.net.au


Schemes

(Recommended)

The details shown below are the EU categories and countries recommended by the IOAS for EU recognition.
For more detailed information on EU recognised categories and countries please refer to the current regulation (EC) 1235/2008.

First recommended in 2012

Standards:

Australian Certified Organic Standard

Categories:
A: Unprocessed plant products (including wild harvest and producer groups), B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products (including beekeeping), D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine), F: Vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation
Countries:
Australia, Burma/Myanmar, China, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2009
Contract expiration: 31 Jul 2017

Standards:

Canada Organic Standard

Categories:
Beekeeping, Brokerage, Crop production, Food processing, Grain production, Greenhouse crop production, Livestock production, Maple products, Producer Groups, Specialized production, Sprout production, Subsequent packaging, Wild crops
Countries:
Australia, China, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2003
Contract expiration: 31 Jul 2017

Standards:

Australian Certified Organic Standard

Categories:
Aquaculture, Certification Transference, Crop production, Fibre processing, Grower groups, livestock, Processing and handling, Retailing, Wild products
Countries:
Australia, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Japan, Madagascar, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South Korea, Thailand, Vanuatu

(Accredited)

Standards:

COSMOS Standard January, 2010

Categories:
Cosmetic Products Cosmetics Inputs Approval
Countries:
Australia

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2006
Contract expiration: 31 Jul 2017

Standards:

Australian Certified Organic Standard; Organic Growers of Australia;
National Standard for Organic and Bio-Dynamic Produce

Categories:
Aquaculture, Bee products, Bio-Dynamic production, Certification Transference, Cosmetics and Skincare, Cottage industries., Crop production, Fibre processing, Grower groups, Harvest of plants from natural environments, livestock (including beekeeping), Mushroom production, Preparation of agricultural products, Processing and handling, Retailing, Sprouts and Barley / Wheat Grass production, Wild products
Countries:
Australia, Burma/Myanmar, China, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu