OTCO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAMS
Does your operation export products or ingredients to international markets? Oregon Tilth offers a variety of International Programs based on your operation’s specific activity and export needs. We provide tools and resources to ensure the right service matches your operation’s export activity.
Mexico Organic Program (LPO – Ley de Productos Orgánicos)
Oregon Tilth offers services to evaluate crop and handling operations that comply to the Mexican Organic Standards (LPO).
European Union Certification
OTCO offers a proactive service to review crop and handling operations who need to be in direct compliance with European Union (EU) organic standards.
EU and NOP Equivalency Agreement
The National Organic Program (NOP) and the European Union (EU) signed a bilateral Equivalency Arrangement. This historic arrangement between the worlds’ two largest organic markets will give NOP certified Farms and Handlers in the United State export and import access to the European organic market.
KRAV Sustainability Label
In Sweden, consumers recognize the KRAV Sustainability Label as assurance that standards are met, including basic Social Responsibilities. KRAV contracts with certifiers around the world to inspect EU certified clients to the additional KRAV Sustainability Label requirements.
Canada Organic Regulations
OTCO offers certification to the Canada Organic Regulation (COR) for operations located in Canada.
U.S. – Canada Equivalency Arrangement
The National Organic Program and Canada Organic Office signed an Equivalency Arrangement detailing the requirements for importing and exporting organic products across the Canada border.
EU – Canada Equivalency Arrangement
The European Commission and the Canadian Organic Office announced a bilateral Equivalency Arrangement. The Arrangement allows full access to the Canadian Market by EU Member State producers, but it limits access to the EU market to products grown in Canada.
Japan and Taiwan Export Compliance
OTCO can help you export NOP certified product to Japan under the US Japan Equivalency Arrangement. We can also provide documentation for exports to Taiwan.
Korea and NOP Equivalency Arrangement
OTCO can help you export NOP certified product to Korea under the Korea and NOP Equivalency Arrangement.
OTCO can help provide documentation needed for most international, domestic and GOTS shipments.Learn more