What is organic?
Organic produce is grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals, artificial fertilizers, food irradiation or genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). It is an innovative method of farming and production focusing on the health of the soil. It utilizes the best of both traditional agriculture and modern techniques to produce nutritious produce with minimal intervention. In organic farming the whole system is linked including soil, plants, food, people and the environment. Standards to achieve this are internationally recognized and are assured through annual audits of all certified operators by an independent third party auditor. Buying certified organic means that the produce has passed stringent requirements of a 3-year certification process, ensuring integrity for the consumer. Our warehouse, distribution and production facility are fully certified by Australian Certified Organic (ACO).
What is conventional produce?
Conventional produce is grown and handled with regular commercial methods which may include the use of synthetic chemicals, artificial fertilizers, food irradiation and genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).If and when we choose to stock a conventional product we do so after much consideration and it must meet our strict product selection criteria including that it is free of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners, free of artificial preservatives, GMO Free, free of hydrogenated fats and grown without the use of insecticides.
How do I know a product is certified organic?
The European Union and the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark have a
specific label that is placed on all organic products. We can provide a certificate of