What is Certified Organic?

Hello and welcome!

If you are new to organic or want to learn more Australian Organic can help you. We make it easier to understand how to chose 100% honest organic products and what certified organic really means.

Our website is full of great resources for you and your family.

What is certified organic?

The Australian Certified Organic logo represents all the good things you'd expect when purchasing an organic productACO logo CMYK-OL - free range, cruelty free, non GM, pasture fed, socially responsible, sustainably fished, biodiversity friendly and grown free from synthetic pesticides, herbicides, hormones and antibiotics.

From organic farming to processed food and drink or cosmetics you can find out more about what organic is here.

Wondering where to buy?

It’s easy to find certified organic products these days. Supermarkets like Woolworths, Coles and IGA stock products with the Australian Certified Organic logo.

You will also find them at your health food store or at a certified organic retailer near you.

Organic news

A world-first RMIT University study has found eating an organic diet for just seven days significantly reduces pesticide exposure in adults by almost 90 per cent!

Subscribe to Australian Organic News and keep up to date each month with other news and information like this. Click here for back issues.

organicshopperJoin our online community

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates on what's in season, behind the scenes photos, organic recipes, your monthly chance to win organic goodies and heaps more!

Yes, we have a blog!

If you are wondering about the difference between 'natural' and 'organic' or why you can trust organics in supermarkets you will love our blog.

You can type in your favourite topic like 'cosmetics' into the search bar to generate all the stories on organic cosmetics and skincare.

IMGP0241Learn to grow organically

Get involved with the Australian Organic Schools program.  The program is used by over 1,000 schools and is a free, online education curriculum that gives kids the knowledge and skills to grow healthy food.

It teaches students about the benefits of organic for our health and the environment.

You can also download some great family recipes by Therese Kerr, Pete Evans, Sarah Wilson and Janella Purcell.

Ask us

Why does Australian Certified Organic certify imported produce? What stocking rates apply to organic egg farms? Find out the answers plus more FAQs here or email us, we'd love to hear from you.