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NASAA Certified Organic (NCO) is a fully-owned subsidiary of The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA) and provides the certification services to operators within Australia and internationally.

NCO Advantage

NCO Certification provides you with market access where it counts.

NCO is widely acknowledged as the service leader in Organic Certification focused on providing quality, cost effective organic certification.

Our expert team is committed to providing high-level technical support for our operators involving:

  • advisory assistance and support
  • support through the conversion process, and
  • ongoing management under organic systems.

Leading market access both at home and abroad

NCO Certification is held in the highest regard by markets worldwide and provides a benchmark for the organic sector.

Our expertise and support will help you to ensure that the organic integrity of your product is protected and recognised in domestic and export markets.

Domestic market access

NCO-certified operators have access to all organic markets in Australia under the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

International markets access

Through NCO, operators can achieve access to the following markets:

  • China
  • USA
  • Japan
  • European Union
  • Taiwan
  • Switzerland
  • South Korea
  • Canada
  • New Zealand and
  • all nonregulated markets.

For further information about both National and International market access please visit Our Certification Programs section.

Certifying organic operators internationally

NCO is also the only Australian organic certifier with extensive operations overseas, certifying production and processing operations in:

  • Nepal
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Malaysia
  • Brazil
  • Solomon Islands, and
  • Sri Lanka.

These international certifications include over 12,500 small farmers.

This international network ensures worldwide recognition for the NASAA label on your certified products allowing you to market directly into these countries.

Learn more about our Board or our Team.