Important Resources

The Canada Organic Standards are comprised of two documents:
  • The OFC (Organic Federation of Canada) has prepared documents presenting the 2015 and 2020 standards side-by-side with the 2020 modifications highlighted. Click here to access the 2015-2020 comparisons.
  • The OFC has also published a series of articles informing the industry of the main changes to the standards.
  • The Final Q&As issued by the Standards Interpretation Committee have been updated to comply with the 2020 COS.

It is a requirement to obtain a copy of the current Canada Organic Standards to gain an understanding of the Canada Organic Regime before you apply.

FVOPA Internal Documents

Please contact FVOPA by email  to receive a copy of the FVOPA Policies & Procedures and Quality Manual or the FVOPA Internal Standard.