The BioGro logo is the most recognised organic logo in New Zealand and carries with it international renowned in wider export markets including Asia, Europe, Australia and the US.

Our clients carry the BioGro logo on their products to assures their customers that the organic produce they buy has been made without Genetic Modification, animal cruelty or the routine use of synthetic pesticides and herbicides.

Organic Industry News

Organic Industry News

Rural Delivery

BioGro's CEO Donald Nordeng and Wairarapa organic dairy farmers AH and AC Webster (BioGro No. 5017) featured on the TV show Rural Delivery on Saturday 5 September, 7am on TVOne. Watch the online version to find out how BioGro’s feeding market demand for organic milk supply in the Wairarapa (TVNZ). Watch on-demand…

Domestic Regulation Would Benefit Our Export Prospects

Have you looked around your local supermarket recently and noticed an increased selection of organic offerings? But despite the increase in availability, consumers are still unsure about the difference between 'organic' and 'certified organic' products. BioGro and New Zealand’s Organic Exporters Association believes domestic regulation would both eliminate consumer confusion and significantly benefit our export prospects (Exporter Magazine). Read more…

Hastings Goes GM-Free

Hastings is now the first food-producing zone in New Zealand with the Regional Council prohibiting the release and trial of genetically modified crops.

John Bostock of JB Organics (BioGro No. 583) Scott Lawson and Vicki Meech of Lawson’s Organic Farms (BioGro No. 530) say the council’s banning of GMO trials and crops is beneficial for enhancing New Zealand’s export prospects and protecting our clean, green image (New Zealand Herald). Read more…

New Zealand Organics Shows Unprecedented Growth

The demand for organics is growing astronomically as more consumers get on board with eco-friendly and health-conscious foods. Over the last 30 years organic production has grown over 20 per cent. Meet some of the organic heroes working to provide a sustainable and ethical future for New Zealanders (Element Magazine).

Wine Helps Show Us the Way In what was once considered a low-end hippy market, organic wine is fast becoming the drop of choice for discerning wine palates worldwide. Fabian Yukich, Villa Maria's executive director and Sir George Fistonich, founder and owner of Villa Maria Estate (BioGro No. 4780) are “big believers in organics. We have a duty to look after the land and soil.” Today 27 per cent of Villa Maria’s vineyards are certified organic with BioGro. Read more…

The Fairtrade Champions Chris Morrison, Simon Coley and Matt Morrison of Karma Cola (BioGro No. 5241) were responsible for introducing New Zealand to Fairtrade bananas and organic beverages. "We feel that, as in with organics, it's very important for consumers to have something they can trust. We need to have something that consumers can verify, they can follow it through the whole supply chain, they can see the systems and conditions that the product has been certified to.” Read more...

New Tool to Measure Sustainability

Consumers and retailers are increasingly demanding more information about the broader impacts of the food they purchase, including a wider range of issues such as food safety, environmental impact, human ethics and overall sustainability.

Organic certification already accounts for these demands. It ensures and verifies that organic products have been produced, stored, transported and handled in accordance with precise technical specifications. It ensures that the "chain of custody" between producers and consumers is secure (NZHerald). Read more…

Vanuatu Cyclone Recovery

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BioGro Introduces New Organic Service

BioGro Introduces New Organic Service