Organic and Natural Foods

Attaché Reports -country by country market research for organic/natural foods 

Colorado Links to the US Organic & Natural Food Industry pdf file  

Upcoming Trade Shows


 Useful Website and Other Contact Information 

Chapter on U.S. Market-World Markets for Organic Fruit and Vegetables - Opportunities for Developing Countries in the Production and Export of Organic Horticultural Products 

Colorado Department of Agriculture Organic Certification, (303) 239-4143 

National Organic Standards Web site 

Western U.S. Agricultural Trade Association 


Trade Associations 

National Onion Association 

Organic Farming Research Foundation 

Organic Materials Review Institute - OMRI conducts materials review according to the standards established with implementation of the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) in October 2002. Materials that are allowed or prohibited by the NOP Rule's National List are compiled in the OMRI Generic Materials List in a cross-referenced format organized under the three modes of production--crops, livestock, and processing.  

Organic Trade Association 


Other Trade Directories 

International buyers are using the internet to find suppliers. In addition to listing in our directory, below are others you may want to consider. The majority of them are available at no charge.  You may also want to evaluate your industry sector, identify your associations and see if they have their own online directory.  If they do, please contact Tim Larsen at (303) 239-4118 or e-mail Timothy.Larsen@state.co.us  and he will add it to our list. 

The United States Department of Agriculture has an online product directory that is published and maintained by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)

Many industry groups receive US Department of Agriculture funds for export development. These groups are actively promoting the export of US products. Make sure you are listed in the appropriate industry's database to be included. Links to many of the industry sites follow. In some cases you might need to be a member. This link will show you what a buyer will see. 

The U.S. Meat Export Federation 

American Seed Trade Association

Dairy

Dry Pea

Grains

Honey

Millers

NASDA

Pet Food

Renderers

Sunflower  

USLGE