Frequently Asked Questions.

Q: Our company needs a Certified Organic version of our top selling products. Can you help us so we don’t have to reinvent the wheel?

A: We specialize in the seamless launch of new organic products. From concept and formulation, to developing operational plans and educating your staff on organic compliance standards. Our dynamic team offers a broad range of services to fully support all of your new product needs.

Q: Our company just received a Notice of Non-Compliance and time is of the essence! Can you help us figure out what happened?

A: Our organic compliance experts will coordinate and deliver your non-compliance response to meet your deadline. We’ll conduct the appropriate inspections, internal audits, and develop an aligned Organic System Plan that will allow your production to flow seamlessly in compliance with your organic certification organization. We’ll set up the systems and train your staff with integrity to take the guesswork out of organic operational procedures.

Q: My product uses exotic ingredients from foreign countries. How can I source certified organic ingredients and become compliant in the US when the international organic standards make my head spin?

A: Our team offers over 40 years of international experience and utilizes a global network infrastructure to source the highest quality raw materials for your organic product. Our team can provide organic consulting and inspection support services to farms, processing facilities, governmental entities as well as US and international certification agencies. We are proficient in EU, IFOAM, JAS and Quebec standards.

Rick Martinez has lead and taught numerous organic inspector trainings in the US, Latin America and Asia. Organic Concepts is the global leader in the evolution of organic.

Q: How long does it take to make my product or farm certified organic?

A: The simple answer…it depends - on the size, scope and complexity of your operation and products. Our consultants have the knowledge and experience to help you get certified as quickly as possible.  We can manage all aspects of certification and develop the systems that will sustain your compliance and success.

Contact Organic Concepts for any questions that you may have about the organic process. We are here to help you.