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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: Sachin.Ayachit@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 2017 v1

Categories:
A: Unprocessed plant products, B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products, D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine)
Countries:
Australia, Burma/Myanmar, China, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2013
Contract expiration: 30 Jun 2022

Standards:

COSMOS organic and natural standard V2.0

Categories:
Certification of chemically processed agro-ingredients with organic content and and approval of ingredients with no organic content, Certification of cosmetic products under organic or natural certification
Countries:
Australia

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2003
Contract expiration: 30 Jun 2022

Standards:

Australian Certified Organic Standard 2017 v1

Categories:
Beekeeping, Crop production, Grower groups, livestock, Plant breeding, Processing and handling, Wild products
Countries:
Australia, Burma/Myanmar, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Thailand

(Accredited)

First accredited in 2006
Contract expiration: 30 Jun 2022

Standards:

Australian Certified Organic Standard 2017 v1
National Standard for Organic and Bio-Dynamic Produce of Australia ed 3.7

Categories:
A: Unprocessed plant products, B: Live animals or unprocessed animal products, D: Processed agricultural products for use as food (including wine)
Countries:
Australia, Burma/Myanmar, China, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu