Organic Certification from CCOF 

Organic CertificationAs an original in the organic movement, CCOF(California Certified Organic Farmers) is one of the nation’s oldest and largest third-party organic certifying agencies in North America, and has been a critical player in the development of certification processes and organic standards. The CCOF name and seal has been trusted as the mark of organic integrity by consumers and buyers worldwide since 1973.

Diverse Client Base CCOF serves clients throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. They certify the entire range of organic operations – large and small – including food processors, farms, livestock operations, retail stores, and personal care products.

Premier Certification System CCOF's certification system and team are second to none. They have highly trained staff in all areas of certification to meet the specialized needs of all types and sizes of operations. When clients have questions, they can easily connect to someone who will provide clear and thorough information and decisions.  

Client Services and Benefits– CCOF stands out in the field of certification through the many client services and benefits:
  • Excellent service throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Plus, Canada Organic Regime (COR), & ISO 65 accreditation to ensure international market acceptance.
  • Competitive pricing and funding information.
  • Expedited Certification and Rush Review services to meet your deadlines and provide timely service.
  • Easy-to-understand forms that guide you through the certification process.
  • Depending on your business needs, CCOF has online tools that make certification simpler. MyCCOF: Online Certification Tool provides easy access to monitor your certification and renewals, access key documents, and track the inspection and certification process. MyCCOF: Supplier Management enables you to track all of your CCOF-certified suppliers in one place.
  • Member communications to keep you informed of important standards changes and industry news.
  • Advocacy at the NOP and NOSB provides an effective voice for members to influence regulation and rule making.
  • Member promotion locally, nationally, and internationally through print and online directories, Certified Organic magazine, and at events.