Certified Organic products are grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals, fertilisers, or GMO’s. 100% certified organic oils are Steam Distilled or Cold Pressed from the named botanical produced under the conditions of the approving organic body.
Products that are 100% certified organic can be labelled with the ACO logo. An Australian Certified organic product is made using a production process free from pesticides, artificial fertilisers, and synthetic chemicals. Only organic ingredients are used wherever they are reasonably available. The non-organic ingredients must not include petrochemicals, synthetic colours/fragrances, parfums, or be made using harsh chemical processes, Naturally mined minerals, clays, chalks, pumice and salts are allowed. All products and their ingredients may not be tested on animals.
Organics is not just “chemical free”. It is a whole systems or holistic means of growing and handling food. The whole system is linked – Soil. Plants. Animals. Food. People. Environment. Certified Organic means the plants used are grown without toxic pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers.
Educated consumers are happy to pay a fair price for the guarantee that the organic produce they purchase is supporting farmers who aim towards ecologically sustainable practices, looking after the environment we all share. The only way you can be assured you are buying genuine, organic products is to purchase those certified with Australian Certified Organic.