Benefits of OCS
- Verifying Organic Content – Only material from certified organic farms (under one of IFOAM’s Family on Standards) is accepted into OCS.
- Chain of Custody – Certification ensures that the identity of the organic content is maintained from the farm to final product
- Customer Confidence – Certified OCS products have been audited at each stage in the supply chain, ensuring that the claims being made are accurate.
Key facts about OCS
- OCS blended is used for products that contain 5% minimum of organic material blended with conventional or synthetic raw materials.
- OCS approved products have the entire supply chain verified, even the farms must have certification to a legally recognized standard.
- OCS Certification is carried out by independent companies and facilities are physically inspected to verify standards are met