Servings over 140 NZ Companies Exporting Certified Organic Products to 90 markets around the world.
Our membership network is diverse and includes a mix of New Zealand’s largest exporters through to smaller family based operations as well as the New Zealand organic certifiers and regulators. The core role of the Organic Exporters is to link members together to share knowledge and resources and make progress on the common issues as we strive to deliver the vision of a vibrant and growing organic export sector.
Applications for Organic Exporters membership are open to all organisations - including those not currently exporting, but which are interested in promoting the opportunities for New Zealand organic products.
Organic market opportunities continue to grow strongly but so does the complexity. The collective support and information sharing offered by the Organic Exporters network is increasingly important to navigate this environment as we strive to grow our organic exports.
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China & New Zealand Sign Organic Mutual Recognition Deal.
New Zealand became the first country to sign a Mutual Recognition Arrangement for organic product certification with China. This means organic products with a New Zealand certification are now automatically certified in China - and vice versa. Once the agreement has been ratified - potentially by the middle of 2017 - the organic sector will no longer have to go through the expensive process of bringing Chinese certifiers to New Zealand every three months in order to be able to sell their food in China.
The deal, signed in Beijing on November 14, follows three years of low-key negotiations and a year of intense cooperation involving the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), organic producers, and certifiers in both countries. The arrangement covers the export and import of organic foods and ingredients, with the exception of apiculture (beekeeping), aquaculture (fish, seafood and aquatic plants), and textiles.
2017 BioFach China
25-27 May Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Centre
CHINA: The first and only event for pure organic products in China
Each product has to conform to the standards and criteria for organic products. Only organic certified products are permitted. Currently Chinese organic food exports are steadily increasing 5% per year. Chinese organic exports already account for 5% of the international organic food market. More than 300 national and international exhibitors will show their products and services. Prepare for the operational launch of the New Zealand China organic mutual recognition arrangement in mid 2017.