The concept of safe and healthy lifestyle is gaining prominence, and organic products as a security, healthy and high-end synonym have been deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. Organic products are not only approved globally as the world's recognized highest safety grade product but also represent the green, natural and harmonious ecological concept, promoting the sustainable development of society and environment.

Organic products refer to the product for human consumption and animal consumption that shall not use chemical pesticides, chemical fertilizers, growth regulators, feed additives, genetically engineered organisms and their products during the production process.

Chemical synthesis of fertilizer, plant protection products and transgenic technology shall be eliminated from organic production and veterinary drugs and food additives should also be avoided as far as possible so as to produce high quality and nutritious food and maintain and promote the health of ecosystems and organisms.

Organic production advocates the management of natural and environmental resources in a way of social justice and ecological equity and establishes an open and equal system of production, circulation and trade. In addition, it also advocates individual caring, respecting the physiological needs and habits of animals, improving the quality of life and animal welfare of individuals, and contributing to food security, poverty eradication and biodiversity conservation. 

At present, most organic products are organic food. Organic food refers to the environment-friendly and safe food that does not use synthetic substances such as pesticides, fertilizers and hormones during the production and processing. It combines with green food and pollution-free food to form China's safe food.

Organic food undoubtedly have a broad market prospects on comprehensive analysis of the demand trends in developed countries and the future growth of the domestic market. Therefore, organic certification can improve the market competitiveness of enterprises and increase product added value. At the same time, providing healthy and safe and environmentally friendly organic food to the society can also greatly improve the image of the enterprise in the mind of the consumer.

Products certified with organic products certification can use the national organic product certification mark and its unique serial number (organic code) on the minimum sales package of the product, and can also obtain the relevant certification information from the national official authority website.

   Basic requirements for the organic product certification

● Basic production requirements

No pesticides, chemical fertilizers and other prohibited substances were used in the production base; seeds or seedlings have not been transformed by genetic engineering technology; the production base should establish long-term land fertilization, plant protection, crop rotation and livestock and poultry breeding programs; there are no soil erosion, wind erosion and other environmental problems in the production base; the pollution of crops should be avoided in the process of harvesting, cleaning, drying, storage and transportation; in the process of production and circulation, there must be a complete system of quality control and tracking review, and a complete record of production and sales records.

● Basic requirements for processing and trade

Raw materials are derived from organic certification or natural products; the proportion of raw materials obtained by organic certification is not less than 95% in the final product; only natural raw materials such as seasoning, pigment and spices, and substances permitted in organic certification standard are allowed and synthetic additives are not allowed; the pollution of organic products should be avoided in the process of production, processing, storage and transportation; the whole process of processing and trade must have a complete record of records, including the corresponding bills.

NOA is an organic product certification authority approved by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China and recognized by CNAS.