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OFA - Uniting the Australian Organic Industry

The Organic Federation of Australia (OFA) was established in 1998 as the peak body for the organic industry in Australia.

Our role is to work in co-operation with all sectors of industry and government to develop the Australian Organic Industry from a niche industry into a major component of Australian agriculture and deliver benefits to consumers, producers and the Australian environment

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The OFA fulfills a unifying national role for the organic industry by representing the interests of Australia's organic and biodynamic producers to industry and governments at the local, State and Federal level.

The OFA does not certify farmers. Our role is to work with all of the organic industry to further our common aims

The OFA is the only fully representative National Organic Body and includes all sectors of the industry: Certifiers, horticulture, broadacre agriculture, meat production, wholesalers, exporters, retailers, consumers, processors, IFOAM, inspectors, regional organisations, education and research.

 

 

Thirty business leaders from the organic industry met last week in Adelaide to hear keynote speaker CEO of Bellamy’s Organic Laura McBain speak about the immense potential for growth in the organics industry in Australia.

The Organic Federation of Australia’s Chair Adam Willson is pleased to report that his trip to Italy for the SANA 2014, Europe’s second largest Organic Fair was a great success for representation abroad of Australia’s organic industry.    

Over the last three weeks ABC Catalyst has aired two programmes on the human microbiome called “Gut Reaction”. These programmes outline the importance of eating nuts, fruit and vegetables and completely avoiding processed foods. The production and consumption of natural food is one of the cornerstones of organic farming. The...