Organic Handler Certification

Veritable Vegetable has been a Certified Organic Handler through California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) since 2002. VV contributed to the development of the certification standards for distributors.

CCOF promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocacy. From apples to zucchini, from almonds to wine, CCOF is involved in every facet of organics, with over 1,300 different organic crops and products, including livestock, processed products and services.

CCOF provides certification services to all stages of the organic food chain from farms to processors, distributors, restaurants and retailers. CCOF certifies to the USDA National Organic Program standards and CCOF international standards.

CCOF was founded in 1973 as a mutual assistance and certification organization for organic farmers and was one of the first organizations to perform organic certification in North America. CCOF remains one of the oldest and largest organic certification and trade associations in North America, with more than 2,000 certified members throughout the farm and processing community and more than 350 supporting members. VISIT THE CCOF WEBSITE »