Industry organisation for organic certification ...
Australian Certified Organic (ACO) is Australiaýs largest certifier for organic and biodynamic produce and has over 1500 operators within its certification system. ACO is a fully-owned subsidiary of Biological Farmers of Australia (BFA)
ACO provides certification services to operators from all sectors of the organic industry. Certification ensures compliance with national production standards and allows trace back of all products to their origin.
The Leading Logo
The Australian Certified Organic logo (affectionately known as the 'bud' is Australia's organic industry's leading logo. It carries with it the ability to market organic produce on both domestic and international markets with confidence and market advantage.
The logo is well recognised both in Australia, and now in increasingly key areas such as Asia, Europe and the US. Having the largest market share means that organic certification is now becoming synonymous with BFA certification and the BFA logo ý visit the markets, retailers, or even your supermarket chains such as Coles & Woolworths and see!
Our clients include certified operators in the Pacific, South East Asia and Japan, as well as in all states and territories of Australia.
ACO clients, large and small, represent all sectors in the organic industry ý from pimary producers, processors and exporters to retailers and wholesalers.
Australia's Best To maintain the reputation as the industryýs leading certifier, ensuring integrity and authenticity in trade, delivering best value for service for certified clients whilst protecting the rights and interests of consumers of organic products.
Our Vision A growing and prosperous multi sector organic industry of both small and large producers supplying healthy, safe and highly nutritious certified organic foods and fibres to consumers.