PACS Blog

Our blog focuses on organic industry news, informative posts, Canadian Organic Standards & inputs, plus PACS certified organic member profiles and stories.

We group our blog posts by category to make it easier to find what you're looking for. If you don't know what you are looking for, have a wander through the categories. There is something for everyone here.

Latest Posts

Pacific Agricultural Organic Certification Society
February 21, 2019

We are proud to announce the launch of our Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS) logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the PACS Certified Organic brand. With our new branding we've...

Safe Food for Canadians
February 21, 2019

On 15 January 2019, the Organic Products Regulations, 2009 were replaced by Part 13, Organic Products, of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). Under the SFCR, any food, seed, or animal...

hOMe Grown Living Foods Founders
February 21, 2019

Q. Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
It allows customers to understand our high standards at a glance and creates...

Ice Cap Organics
February 21, 2019

Q. Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
For us growing organically was the only way conceivable. From the moment we began...

BC Organic Certification Regulations
February 21, 2019

On 1 September 2018, the B.C. government implemented the B.C. Organic Certification Regulation. Under this regulation, food & beverage labels using the term organic, along with grammatical and...

Summer Hill Pyramid Winery Family Portrait
February 21, 2019

Q. Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
It’s important for our company to be able to back up the things we say and the...

Organic Certifying Partners:

How Can I Get Certified:

Visit our How to Get Certified page and follow the step-by-step process to guide your path to successful organic certification.

Who PACS Certifies:

PACS certifies Canadian enterprises in the following industries: organic crop production, organic livestock production, organic greenhouse, sprouts & microgreen production, organic food & beverage production, organic cannabis production, organic and wild-harvested mushrooms, wild-harvest certification, maple and birch production, natural and agricultural health products. Follow PACS Step-by-Step Guide to Organic Certification.

Our Programs:

PACS certifies to the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) for national and international export of products as well as to the Certified Organic Association of BC (COABC) for certification within the clients province. PACS has an in-house certification program for agricultural health products as well as the Transition to Organic program. Read more about PACS Organic Certification Programs.