Southern Cross Certified Australia - Organic Certification Sevices
Today, there are many Sustainable Production Standards that a farmer or grazier can be certified to. Further down the supply
chain, Processors, Manufacturers, Wholesale, Retail outlets all need to be educated as to the benefits of these Standards.
At Southern Cross Certified Australia (SXC), we can assist you in identifying which of these Standards is best for you and your operation.
At SXC, we have amassed in excess of 56 years of organic certification experience, however we are not just organic certifiers.
While organic certification is our speciality certification, we consider ourselves to be Sustainability Certifiers.
AS 6000 - Organic and biodynamic products
Australia’s Domestic Organic Standard. Certification to AS6000 does not allow you to export your product. In fact, no product,
either in part or in full, that is certified to AS6000, can be in an exported product. It is purely for sale within Australia
and must be sold direct to consumer.
The National Standard for Organic & Biodynamic Produce
Australia’s Export Organic Standard. Certification to the National Standard (NS) allows you to sell product in any market
within Australia and into all Non Regulated Markets outside Australia. This is by far, the most popular organic certification
SXC Certified Regenerative
The Certified Regenerative Standard was created to fill the actual or perceived gaps in the current organic standards. The current standards
only provide a framework for organic production that occurs above ground. No organic Standard addresses the basic issues of soil health,
soil nutrition or soil organic carbon levels that occur below the surface. The SXC Certified Regenerative standard aims to enhance soil health
and the soils biological cycles, as well as maintaining or improving the fertility and biological function of soils.
SXC Allowed Input Scheme
Manufacturers of suitable products can provide a third-party assurance to their customers that their products are suitable for
use in organic production systems certified to the National Standard for Organic & Biodynamic Produce and AS 6000.
Southern Cross Certified is accredited by IOAS for the following services:
- The National Standard for Organic & Biodynamic Produce
- The International Accredited Certification Bodies Equivalent European Union
Organic Production & Processing Standard for Third Countries (IACB Standard)
Click here to view the IOAS register.