India has excelled worldwide as one of the leading producer country and organic farming is crucial in this progress. One of the renowned names in organic certification is Natural Organic Certification Agro (NOCA) Pvt. Ltd. formerly known as Natural Organic Certification Association.
NOCA helps establish and develop a competent inspection and certification system in organic farming, food and fiber. It operates under ISO Guide 65:1996, General Requirements for Bodies operating product certification systems and accredited by APEDA for carrying out the inspections and certifications according to NSOP (National Standards for Organic Production - India) which has gained equivalence with EC Commission Regulation 834/2007 and Swiss Ordinance on Organic Farming, USDA-NOP. It is also accredited by NABCB for its operations of the Organic Certification Scheme pa per India’s National Program for Organic Production.
As a member of prestigious national and international organizations such as IFOAM, EOCC, OFAI, OASI, ICCOA and MOFF, NOCA offers a global perspective. A joint venture with Bioagricert Italy offers diversified certification. Extensively experienced, nationally and internationally trained, dynamic staff is the highlight. Competent quality system and organic integrity is ensured under ISO Guide 65.
NOCA has subcontracted NABL accredited and ISO/IEC 17025 certified laboratories for testing of organic products. Focus is on rendering best services cost effectively to individual farmers, organized grower groups, corporate farms, input manufacturers, food processors, wild collection, suppliers and traders in India as per NPOP, NOP, EC, JAS, COR (Canada Organic Regime), Biosuisse, Naturland, Aquaculture, Global GAP, Operaqua Fairtrade, Operaqua Eco Social, Natural Detergent, Natural Cosmetics, Bio and Natural Cosmetics and AGMARK.