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Celebrating Australian Organic Awareness Month 2017!

August 24, 2017

September 1st marks the first day and launch of Australian Organic Awareness Month 2017! We are so excited to be hosting AOAM in its fourth year running, supporting and celebrating certified organic products across all industries around Australia. The campaign is all about raising awareness, and educating consumers about certified organic products. The Australian Certified…

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ACO Exports Update

August 24, 2017

In July this year, our Exports Officer, Jenny Allen retired from ACO after over 6 years service. Jenny was initially hired as Receptionist, before making her way into exports and all things OPCs. We wish Jenny all the best for her future. During our transitional period with new staff in this area, please direct any…

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September News – ACO

August 24, 2017

Testing  Spotlight on testing! As part of ACO’s Market Testing Program, ACO purchases common certified organic produce and products from popular consumer outlets and sends these products for testing. Under this program, in June 2017, ACO tested 96 different certified organic products for pesticides, herbicides, fungicides as well as carried out commodity specific testing. The…

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The latest in organic vs. conventional debate: Organic onions boast more antioxidants

August 24, 2017

A six-year study found more antioxidant activity and higher flavonol content in organic onions over conventional. The question of whether organic food is any more nutritious than conventional has been a long-running and heated debate. One of the latest developments in this ongoing debate, however, suggests it is. Researchers in Ireland have found in an…

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Australian Organic Awareness Month Certified Organic Wine Showcase

August 3, 2017

Australian Organic is proud to present our first ever Certified Organic Wine Showcase as part of Australian Organic Awareness Month celebrations. 26 Winemakers are taking part in what will be a media and buyers extravaganza! We are currently arranging master classes and confirming our MC for the event. If you would like to get involved,…

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New Allowed Input product launched

August 3, 2017

Les Szonyi, FertAg managing director, is proud of Fertoz Agriculture Pty Ltd’s newly acquired allowed input status and looks forward to giving organic farmers an efficient source of organic phosphorus (P) as well as improving soil health and crop quality. “FertAg 0-8-0 offers organic farmers a source of 95 per cent available P (8%) which…

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Calling all soil restoration farmers!

August 3, 2017

The opportunity to see Dr Christine Jones is here! Learn ways to optimise soil, plant, animal and human health through natural nutrient cycling and enhancing soil resilience. A global soil heath revolution is taking place. Profitable farms are regenerating damaged soils and returning function by understanding how plants and soil interact. Please find below the Media Release, SRF partners information…

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Calling all soil restoration farmers!

August 3, 2017

The opportunity to see Dr Christine Jones is here! Learn ways to optimise soil, plant, animal and human health through natural nutrient cycling and enhancing soil resilience. A global soil heath revolution is taking place. Profitable farms are regenerating damaged soils and returning function by understanding how plants and soil interact. Please find below the Media Release, SRF partners information…

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Interested in registering for the next Young Gun of Wine?

August 2, 2017

There’s only two weeks until the deadline to register for the next Young Gun of Wine. http://younggunofwine.com/want-registrations-open-2018-young-gun-wine/ It would be great to see some ACO certified clients enter. Please find a copy of the press release here. Please feel free to share this through your channels, and give any candidates a friendly nudge! For immediate…

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Interested in registering for the next Young Gun of Wine?

August 2, 2017

There’s only two weeks until the deadline to register for the next Young Gun of Wine. http://younggunofwine.com/want-registrations-open-2018-young-gun-wine/ It would be great to see some ACO certified clients enter. Please find a copy of the press release here. Please feel free to share this through your channels, and give any candidates a friendly nudge! For immediate…

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