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Organic Certifier Launches New Website And Licensee Portal Aiming To Simplify Certification

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 8:28 am | BioGro

BioGro NZ have made vast improvements to their technological platforms throughout 2020 by launching a new public-facing website and licensee portal for BioGro Customers. The public-facing website boasts a refreshed and modern look with much easier navigation, ... More >>

BioGro Fully Supports An Organic National Regulation

Monday, 2 March 2020, 2:49 pm | BioGro

Agriculture and Food Safety Minister, Damien O'Connor has announced that he has introduced the Organics Product Bill to Parliament and if passed, will create a national standard for organics here in New Zealand.   BioGro have been working hard, ... More >>

BioGro in support of NZ Agriculture

Monday, 20 May 2019, 4:01 pm | BioGro

Climate Change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time, with overwhelming evidence showing that this is happening across the planet. The likelihood of humans being the dominant cause of this issue is high through human-induced activities and ... More >>

BioGro fully supports a National Regulation

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 4:55 pm | BioGro

Press release - BioGro fully supports a National Regulation Agriculture and Food Safety Minister, Damien O'Connor has put forward a proposal for a National Organic Standard to be consulted on from Monday 14th May 2018. BioGro have been working hard, ... More >>

Kiwis should look for organic certification logos

Monday, 3 July 2017, 6:39 pm | BioGro

Organic certifier BioGro is encouraging kiwi consumers to be vigilant when shopping for organic goods at supermarkets and to only buy products that have a certification logo. More >>

BioGro Introduces New Organic Service

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:18 am | BioGro

BioGro Ltd, New Zealand’s leading organic certifier, has introduced a new Initial Contact Meeting service to help make it easier for anyone looking to 'go organic.' More >>

BioGro New Zealand Names New CEO

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:34 am | BioGro

BioGro New Zealand is pleased to announce that Donald Nordeng has been appointed the new Chief Executive of BioGro. More >>

Overseas markets lead as 83% of UK households buy organic

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 11:00 am | BioGro

New figures released by Nielsen and the Soil Association show that global consumers are leading the way for purchasing organic produce, especially in the UK where 83% of consumers now buy organic in some form. More >>

BioGro Assists New Zealand Organic Exporters

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 12:34 pm | BioGro

BioGro is New Zealand’s leading organic certification agency holding eight internationally recognised accreditations supporting New Zealand’s export growth. BioGro is the leading certifier for a number of organic industries including kiwifruit and viticulture ... More >>

NZ organic wine equivelencey agreement with EU

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 10:57 am | BioGro

BioGro is pleased to announce that New Zealand’s equivalency agreement with the European Commission for organic wine is now in force. We received advice of this from Ministry of Primary Industries on August 6, 2014. More >>

Contaminated input suspended by organic certifier

Monday, 15 April 2013, 11:56 am | BioGro

Citrox BioAlexin was suspended as an approved input for organic production by organic certifier BioGro three weeks ago when some batches were found to be contaminated with low levels of didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride (DDAC). While some countries ... More >>

Organic certifier points to producers & consumers for growth

Friday, 8 March 2013, 1:49 pm | BioGro

The latest organic market report launched on Wednesday (6th March) at Parliament confirms double digit growth of organics in New Zealand over the past 3 years and comes as great news for organic certifier BioGro, its certified producers and consumers. More >>

First NZ standard for organic health and bodycare products

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 3:56 pm | BioGro

Driven by producer and consumer demand, leading organic certifier BioGro has drafted New Zealand’s first organic standard specifically for local manufacturers of skin care products, hair treatments, decorative cosmetics and perfumery, waters, toiletries ... More >>

First New Zealand Certifier of Natural Cosmetics Announced

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 3:23 pm | BioGro

BioGro New Zealand Ltd is the first certifier to provide natural cosmetic certification in Australasia following its recently achieved accreditation as a certifier from NATRUE , one of the main certification labels for natural and organic cosmetics in ... More >>

First NZ Certifier of Natural Cosmetics Announced

Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 2:01 pm | BioGro

BioGro New Zealand Ltd announced today it is the first New Zealand based certifier to provide natural cosmetic certification in Oceania following its recent accreditation as a NATRUE approved Certifier. More >>

Organic certifier takes a stand on labelling

Thursday, 13 May 2010, 1:07 pm | BioGro

Blind tastings, chances to win organic goods, and free information about organics are just some of what New Zealand’s leading organic certifier BioGro will be dishing up for consumers at the upcoming food show in Wellington, 14-16 May 2010. More >>

Organic inputs come together for common good

Friday, 11 December 2009, 10:26 am | BioGro

In response to ongoing feedback from organic producers, BioGro (New Zealand’s leading and largest organic certifier), has published its first-ever Directory of Certified Organic Inputs for Producers. More >>

Founding organic certifier celebrates 25 years

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 10:40 am | BioGro

When an enthusiastic group of individuals put $100 each on the table 25 years ago they could not have known the extent to which their vision and philosophy would shape the organic industry New Zealand knows today (organic exports were valued in 2006 ... More >>

BioGro Response to Charlie Pederson

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 9:23 am | BioGro

“The extraordinary attack on environmentalists by Federated Farmers President Charlie Pedersen can not go unchallenged,” says the Chairman of BioGro NZ, Derek Broadmore. “Mr Pedersen’s comments reflect an exploitative attitude to the environment based ... More >>