OrganicBrands & Businesses

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at some of your favourite organic brands and farms?

From farm to plate, learn the workings behind certified organic products and operations – from retailers, farmers, beauty brands, distilleries, breweries and independent stores.

AgBiTech has been serving the Australian farming community for over 20 years as a supplier of innovative and environmentally safe products for pest control. The company utilises biological control methods, such as baculoviruses, to target specific pests without impacting other species, damaging soil health, mitigating crops or imposing otherwise limiting withholding periods on harvested produce.
Growing hardy, high-quality organic strawberries can be a challenge, but Queensland’s Ashbern Farms have been working hard to meet this market need since first growing organic varieties in 2008. The business operates from farms in Stanthorpe and the Glass House Mountains, with organic strawberries grown at the latter location across 4.2 hectares of land.
Growers looking to serve organic consumers are well catered for by Boomaroo Nurseries, a world-class wholesale provider of vegetable seedlings who added certified organic options to their product range in 2020. Boomaroo Nurseries operate from facilities in Lara, Victoria, with a state-of-the-art site also opened in Southbrook, Queensland, three years ago.
Liquor lovers searching for a locally produced and certified organic rum can visit Queensland's Nil Desperandum on the Sunshine Coast, a short walk from the iconic Big Pineapple. Nil Desperandum (Latin for 'Nothing to Despair') launched their first dark rum in February 2022 and promoted it as the first Australian certified organic molasses rum.
The story of Organica Australia began in 1977, when Robert Jack and his family were tending to their flower nursery in Chambers Flat, Queensland. The family had slowly replaced the use of chemicals with their own natural formulations and had seen great results using readily available and ecologically sustainable blends.
You’ll find Pirovic Family Farms at Mangrove Mountain on the New South Wales Central Coast. The family owned and operated farm was established in 1965 as a producer of fresh eggs, before transitioning their offering over time to include barn-laid, free range, certified organic varieties, and liquid egg products.  
If you’re looking to take up a zero-sugar lifestyle, you don’t need to resort to artificial sweeteners in your morning cuppa! Sydney-based company Sugarless Australia offers a variety of naturally sourced and organic sweeteners to health-conscious consumers, having first brought an organic stevia range to market in 2011.
Paul and Teresa Cutter believe in ‘Health by Nutrition’, a simple guiding principle that has defined The Healthy Chef wholefood brand since it was founded more than ten years ago. The Sydney-based company has grown over the years to become one of Australia’s premium e-commerce nutrition brands. They were the first to bring organic pea protein to the Australian consumer market and recognise the importance of organic certification for building trust in their health range.
Looking for an organic and dairy-free alternative to the usual sweet treats? Sydney-based supplier Coco Tribe are here to help, offering 100% plant-based, gluten-free and vegan yoghurt and ice creams in a variety of great flavours. The Aussie owned and operated business uses organic coconut cream as a base and organic rice malt syrup for sweetness, as well as Australia’s freshest seasonal produce.
Country Heritage Feeds can be found just off the Gore Highway in Pittsworth, a 30-minute drive west from Toowoomba. The family owned and operated business uses Aussie-grown grains, free from chemicals and synthetic fertilisers, to produce the best quality certified organic feed for a range of business sizes. This includes some of the country’s largest certified organic producers, all the way down to families with a few backyard chickens.
The story of Peace, Love & Vegetables started in 2011 with Anya and Adam in the beautiful Byron Bay region. Full of ambition to share their passion for healthy food, the couple is producing one of the first sauerkrauts in Australia and other raw and certified organic foods such as kimchi, super-kraut, kefir and even probiotic-packed cashew cheese.
Cawarra Cosmetics has grown from humble beginnings in Sydney more than 40 years ago, with the industry-leading certified organic manufacturer now based in the Byron Bay hinterland. The team offer manufacturing services for natural and certified organic skincare, haircare and other personal care items.
Hemp Foods Australia (HFA), located in Bangalow, Northern New South Wales, offers a range of certified organic hemp products from hemp seeds to hemp oil and protein powders. Once hemp foods became legalised in Australia in 2017, the company was able to fully embrace and promote their comprehensive product range.
You’ll find Jenbrook Farm nestled in Northern NSW’s Bungawalbin Valley, a certified organic tea tree farm that’s home to over 2000 acres of native tea tree. The region is the birthplace for the Melaleuca alternifolia species and is renowned for its ideal ecosystem for tea trees to thrive.
Barossa Bottling Services can be found in Nuriootpa, in the heart of the Barossa Valley. The certified organic wine bottling and filling facility offer a complete packaging solution for their artisan clients.
Hayes Family Wines are a small-scale producer situated in the pristine winemaking region of the Barossa, South Australia. Nestled amongst rolling hills, Stone Well makes the ideal location for their certified organic Estate Vineyard and cellar door.
Located near the Brisbane Markets in Rocklea, United Organics services wholesale and trade customers across Australia and overseas with a wide range of quality, fresh, certified organic produce straight from Australian farms.
Surrounded by picturesque rolling hills in Southeast Qld, John O’Brien’s farm has been in the O’Brien family since 1909. Originally a working dairy farm, John spent his childhood milking cows before converting the farm for cropping after he took over the running of the property from his grandfather in 1990.
Organic mixed enterprise Bellevue Grazing Company is managed by David and Robbie Curtis. After initially running Merino sheep, the property is now renowned for stud Dorper sheep and commercial Dorper lamb production.
Jill and Michael Allwright purchased Good Morning Cereals in 2003 - the company is the only one of its kind in Australia producing organic cereals puffs. Jill and Michael take pride in offering a range of certified organic puffed products using the highest quality grains by working closely with suppliers and maintaining rigorous food safety standards.
Deep in the heart of the Darling Downs, Kialla Pure Foods began in 1988 and was one of the founding members of today’s organic movement in Australia.
Established in 2004, WoodShield manufactures Australian made, sustainable and chemical-free fencing posts. WoodShield’s timber posts are fully coated in recycled polymer and have been specifically created for use in viticulture, aquaculture, equine and general agricultural industries.
Since 1996, Lodi and Yucca Pameijer have experimented with different Australian native and wildflower crops, farming methods, and processing systems to enable them to harvest the best flowers.
One of the pioneers of organic tempeh, Michael and Julie Joyce have mastered the tempeh making process over five decades. Mighty Bean Soyfoods produces premium certified organic tempeh using traditional fermentation processes.
Situated in Forest Glen on the Sunshine Coast, Kunara Organic Marketplace is perfectly located just off the Bruce Highway. The store provides easy access for both locals and Brisbane weekenders looking to stock up organic groceries on their way back from a sunny weekend away.
The story of the world’s first and most awarded certified organic coconut yoghurt began in 2010. After six months of daily testing and handcrafting batch after batch, COYO finally found the perfect, silky smooth and super creamy texture that we know today.
Chaya is a family run, Australian certified organic Japanese tea producer. Chaya import their teas in small batches from Kyoto's longest 100% certified organic tea farm.
From their beginnings as one of Australia's organic wholefood pioneers in 1988, Kialla Pure Organics have been driven by the belief that the way people grow and eat food needs to change.
Clémence Organics was founded by Naturopath Bridget Carmady in 2016 using her experience in clinical practice and university research, as well as her own personal health journey.
Inglewood Organic is Australia’s leading producer of Organic Free-Range chicken, owned and run by an Australian family dedicated to rearing premium quality chicken through Certified Organic farming methods.
Angove Family Winemakers is Australia’s leading and largest certified organic grape grower and winemaker, with a deep commitment to sustainability at all levels.
At Deoleo, we’re passionate about quality olive oil. Bertolli Organic is a range of cold-pressed, extra virgin organic olive oil.
PureHarvest was founded as a family business in Victoria over 40 years ago to share simple, healthy and organic food within the local community.
Organic Merchant offers more than your average cup of tea. Its extensive range includes certified organic herbal teas and cacao infusions, crafted from carefully selected ingredients that are hand-blended and beautifully presented.
Considered one of the pioneers of the organic industry in Australia, Rob Bauer is a fourth-generation farmer who began growing organically in the Lockyer Valley over 35 years ago.
Since 1974, Seasol has been in the business of growing and nurturing! Not just plants, but strong communities, a happy, healthy workplace, and a sustainable environment.
Murray River Organics are growers and suppliers of shelf-stable organic ingredients. Their product range extends into dried fruit, baking, confectionery, and breakfast and is stocked in most major supermarkets across Australia.
Enviroganic Farm is Australia’s leading Organic chicken and turkey producer. Being the longest established producers in the industry, they have a commitment to providing the highest possible quality and sustainability through their certified produce.
Treat yourself during Australian Organic Awareness Month with delicious Jalna organic yoghurt. Made with whole milk from Certified Organic Australian dairy farms that employ ethical and sustainable farming practices, they’re good for the environment and great on practically any dish you can think of.
Cleaver’s is loved by families everywhere because it is healthy, ethical and delicious. Nothing else tastes like their tender grass-fed meat. Cleaver’s is indeed Australia’s favourite and most successful organic meat brand.
Jalna Dairy Foods has backed calls for clearer labelling in the organic sector and agrees with Australian Organic Limited’s stance certification logos should be mandatory on products.
Situated on the southern edge of the Darling Downs in QLD, Inglewood Organic is dedicated to rearing premium quality chicken using strict Certified Organic farming methods.
Australian Organic Food Co. supports Australian organic and regenerative farmers by rescuing thousands of kilos of fresh produce from going to waste.
Barambah Organics CEO Matthew Stanton, has been quick to back calls for the introduction of a mandatory standard for use of the word “organic”.
Green Grove Organics is a multi-generational, family-run business owned by the Druce family since 1918 - producing certified organic wheat and milling their own flour for over three decades.
Family-owned Buronga Organics places its passion for farming and organic philosophy at the centre of its farm management.
Established in 1989, Essential is a flavour house that creates Australian made flavours at its site in Carrum Downs, Melbourne, Victoria
Arcadian Organic & Natural Meat Co. is a leading global supplier of premium quality certified organic meat. It is a pioneer in the organic meat industry both in Australia and internationally.
Eco-Farms, one of Australia's largest organic distributors, has reiterated calls for the introduction of a national standard for the use of the word organic.
Australia's largest organic wine producer has backed calls for the introduction of a standardised domestic regulation for the sector to protect markets and ensure consumer confidence in the organic products they buy.
Multi-generational, family-run business GR Davis Pty Ltd has been producing high quality Australian plant-based oils for over 50 years. Established in 1964 by Geoff Davis, the company is now Australia’s largest producer of certified organic Eucalyptus and Tea Tree oil.
Founded in 1991, Perfect Potion is an Australian, family-owned business developing certified organic aromatherapy and skincare preparations.
Victoria's largest organic producer, Wattle Organic Farms, is echoing the industry’s cry for the Federal Government to create a domestic regulation for the organic sector.
During the height of COVID-19, South Australian Stuart Mackenzie raised his glass to a new career, swapping Hollywood blockbusters for distilling his own organic gin.
Nestled in the heart of the alpine region surrounding Batlow, the Ardrossan Orchards brand began in 1956 when founder David Cathels purchased his first orchard. Since then, the brand has grown to include four large orchards with a reputation for premium quality, locally grown apples.
Perched atop the western hills surrounding Batlow, NSW, Bonza Organics are producers of certified organic apples and olives. Stephenie's inspiring story reflects the strength and spirit of many organic producers after the 2020 bushfires.
Learn more about Kehoe’s Kitchen, proudly Australia’s first certified organic producer of fermented vegetables, cashew dips and spreads.
Tasmanian cattleman Rex Williams is calling on the Federal Government to establish a domestic regulation to protect the organic industry from fake organic products.
John McKay, owner of ECTOL Plant & Crop Nutrients and member of Australian Organic Limited, shares his story and his company’s journey into organics.
In February 2020, Australian Organic CEO Niki Ford travelled to Tasmania to meet with members and learn more about their certified organic businesses.
In January 2020, Australian Organic visited certified organic producers in Far North Queensland to learn more about their operations and how their businesses have been affect by the floods.
QCamel is the world's first certified organic camel milk dairy located on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
The winners have been announced for the 6th Annual Australian Organic Industry Awards 2019, celebrating the best of the organic industry over the past 12 months.
Eco-Farms is Australia’s biggest organic distributor offering fresh organic fruit and veg, as well as over 600 organic grocery lines. Their Carole Park location is a central hub servicing both Queensland and Northern NSW.

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