International Standards


Our accreditations with JASANZ and IOAS allow you to get global market access for your organic products

AsureQuality is accredited by IOAS for the scope of product certification. Registration number: 43.

Please refer to (external link) for current information.

AsureQuality is accredited by JASANZ for the scopes of inspection and product certification.

Please refer to (external link) for current information.

AsureQuality certifies to:

AsureQuality Organic Standard - JASANZ & IOAS

The AsureQuality Organic Standard can certify(external link) your products to gain international market access to non-regulated organic export markets including:

  • Australia
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Vanuatu


We are accredited by IOAS to certify to IFOAM (International Federation Organic Agricultural Movement)(external link) , the world’s leading organic organisation.

To ease product acceptance for the AsureQuality Organic Standard we suggest that imported product is certified under an IFOAM accredited programme.

Refer to the listed of accredited Certification Bodies. (external link)

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Official Organic Assurance Programme (OOAP) - JASANZ

AsureQuality is a Recognised Agency for New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)(external link) to provide the required third party assurance, where government to government official assurance is required.

Any operator exporting to the regulated markets covered by the Official Organic Assurance Programme (OOAP: OER:OPR) is required to register with MPI (external link) as an organic exporter and declare each consignment using an export certificate request.

Markets and Reference Documents

Canada Organic Regime (COR) - IOAS

AsureQuality can certify your products to gain market access to Canada.

Canada Organic Regime (COR) (external link)

Other Markets

The following markets have recently regulated but are not covered by certification from AsureQuality:

  • Korean Organic Standard – AsureQuality has a working relationship with Korean based certifier WeCert to provide verification on their behalf in New Zealand).
  • Japanese Agriculture Standard (JAS) certification – AsureQuality has a working relationship with Bureau Veritas Japan to provide verification on their behalf in New Zealand

New Zealand exporters considering any new market should contact Organic Exporters Association of New Zealand for the most up to date information. Email or visit Organic Trade NZ website.(external link) (external link)

Soil Association (United Kingdom)

AsureQuality is also able to provide assurance of Product Acceptance to Soil Association (external link) for:

  • Livestock Production (Sheep & Cattle)
  • Processed Agricultural Products

AsureQuality does not certify directly to the Soil Association Certification Standard, but product acceptance is useful if you are supplying a Soil Association certified operator in the UK.