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Policy Information

Organic Regulations and/or Standards

Name(s) of Regulation and/or Standard: 

Pacific Organic Standards (.pdf in English)

Date of Implementation: 


Regulation and/or Standard Scope: 

The Pacific Organic Standard covers plant production, animal husbandry, beekeeping, collection of wild products and aquaculture, as well as processing and labeling of products derived from these activities. The standard has been endorsed by the Conference of Pacific Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries, and provides a platform for further regional policy development.

Certification and Accreditation


Participatory guarantee systems are also in use.


Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community Accredits certifiers and manages the application and use of the ‘Organic Pasifika’ mark.

Additional Information

Reference Standards: 

Based on IFOAM standards.

Additional Information: 


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