Our sponsors play a critical role in the success of our important campaign.
From supporting our digital coverage of events to sponsoring awards for the Organic NZ Awards, our sponsors help us to bring Organic Week to you.
As one of New Zealand’s major suppliers of fresh fruit and vegetables, Countdown is committed to meeting New Zealanders’ ever-growing demand for quality organic produce. Countdown aims to provide the finest, sustainably produced, soil friendly, pesticide-free fruit and veges for every customer – fresh every day.
Countdown works hand in hand with suppliers like Bostock in Hastings, Otago’s Central Organics, Willowmere Organic in Christchurch, Orewa-based OOB, Monavale Blueberries and many more throughout New Zealand to provide their organic produce.
Headquartered in Italy, Biolchim distributes a range of organically-certified fertilisers and biostimulants in Aotearoa. The group’s mission and vision to support organic and sustainable agriculture and horticulture is a strategy now spanning 30+ years. In 2021 they released a sustainability report summarizing their commitment to “making sustainability a cornerstone and guiding light of our business.
TranzAlpine Honey is the #1 certified organic honey producer in New Zealand. They are 5th generation family beekeepers, producing over 27 organic honey products, health supplements, and honey fusions, including 17 kinds of premium organic honey that are enjoyed in 28 countries across 5 continents.
With 113 years of beekeeping and 30 years of organic BioGro™ certification, they are pioneers for an organic future.
New Zealand’s natural environment and farming practices are ideally suited to creating certified organic dairy products just the way nature intended. Fonterra have around 100 farmers across the North Island who supply certified organic milk. Farming organically to produce natural organic dairy means starting with a commitment to soil, animal, and crop health, and ensuring it’s sustainable for generations to come.
Fonterra’s free-range organic cows graze outdoors on grass 365 days a year and >99% of their diet is fresh green pasture*. Fonterra is proud of the farmers in our co-operative who have gone that step further to achieve organic certification.
Farmlands Co-operative was formed by farmers for farmers over 55 years ago, with the aim that everybody should prosper. This sentiment remains as strong as ever. Farmlands is the largest buying group of its type in New Zealand, transacting more than 2.5 billion dollars’ worth of business annually and is listed in the top 20 companies by turnover in New Zealand. This buying power helps reduce the input costs of more than 70,000 Farmlands shareholders nationwide.
You’re never far from the products or advice you need either. Whether you’re a farmer, grower or lifestyler, Farmlands staff are trained to provide assistance and technical expertise in the field and across 82 stores throughout New Zealand.
Waihi Bush Organic Farm has a proud tradition of making natural and organic flaxseed oil products. Their range of organic products is independently certified by BioGro New Zealand to international standards and is produced in accordance with environmentally sustainable practices.
Kōkako has been roasting organic specialty coffee in Tāmaki Makaurau since 2001, gaining a BioGro NZ certification in 2009. The roasters are also certified Fairtrade and climate neutral through the FairClimateFund, and proudly supply cafes, restaurants, and specialty grocers throughout the country.
Last year, Kōkako launched a dedicated grocery brand, Everybird, bringing their Fairtrade, organic coffee to over 100 supermarkets nationwide.
With over 1700 dedicated people, deeply connected to their partners across the food and primary production sectors, AsureQuality offer the broadest range of food assurance services in New Zealand. As Kaitiaki Kai, guardians of food, they work with care and passion. Working closely with their partners, at every point of their supply chains, sharing the knowledge and insights gained from over 145 years’ experience.
Produced in Switzerland and distributed to 40 countries, Penergetic’s range of organic biostimulants are used in agriculture to reactivate existing biology back to natural levels, by addressing underlying issues causing the biology’s current decline.
Providing true nutrition to New Zealanders since 1978, Chantal Organics offers a range of sustainable and organic products. We are deeply committed to bettering the world and leading the way to protect our planet and nourish our people.
BioGro is New Zealand’s largest and best-known certifier for organic produce and products, and is the most recognised organic logo in New Zealand. They certify and accredit over 950 producers, farmers and manufacturers across New Zealand and the Pacific. BioGro certification is internationally recognised and accredited. This means with BioGro certification, New Zealand producers can access international markets and tap into the growing consumer demand for organic produce.
Our New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 3) will help further develop your skills and knowledge in organic primary production. Online learning that fits around your life.
Care for your body nature’s way. You shouldn’t have to choose between your wellbeing and what works. That’s what Everkind’s award-winning certified organic bodycare is here for. Everkind is created from premium truly natural ingredients. Each product is certified organic by AsureQuality NZ to ensure purity and transparency.