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An Update on FOG’s Organic Certification Branch: Quality Certification Services (QCS)

December 13, 2021 Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers, INC.
Fresh Take
An Update on FOG’s Organic Certification Branch: Quality Certification Services (QCS)
Show Notes

Quality Certification Services (QCS) is the certification program of Florida Organic Growers (FOG), which began certifying organic growers in 1989 and received its USDA accreditation in 2001. QCS has grown to provide a variety of quality certification and verification options that can help companies market their products as certified organic, promote sustainability as well as enhance global market access from seed to shelf through partnerships, innovations and technology to clients in 39 states and 12 countries. 


In this episode, hear about: 

- How QCS got started and how it has evolved 

- The types of certifications and services QCS offers   

- Resources for farmers interested in becoming certified and consumers looking to support organic growers and producers 

-  What’s in store going forward 

 

Learn more about QCS: https://qcsinfo.org 

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