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August 2015

Three things organic business people need to know about!

Dr Andrew Monk


Organic excellence awards; biggest promotion month ever; networking events coming!  Are you and your business colleagues across these?

Profile of the month

Converte Plantfood discusses their range of plant food products and current range of super nutrient animal health products including aquaponics solutions.

Certified organic in the spotlight 

Meet Genevieve Le Hunt, Owner and Founder of Bake Mixes, a range of organic, vegan-friendly baking mixes made from whole food ingredients. 


Important Certification News!

Australian Organic Annual Awards 2015

Keep an eye out for your chance to nominate for our upcoming Australian Organic Annual Awards. Details out soon!

        What's been in the news 



Nation's best winemaker

James Halliday announces Peter Fraser, Yangarra Estate Vineyards,  ‘Nation’s Best Winemaker’.

AusMumpreneur Awards 2015

Founders of ACO certified organic businesses are finalists for AusMumpreneur Awards 2015.


Winners at the Ekka

ACO beef producers take out 1st and 2nd at Royal QLD Show.

Food Magazine Awards 2015

Congratulations to ACO finalists –
Food Magazine Awards 2015.

Dairy Industry Association Awards 2015

Australian Certified Organic client five:am wins big at the Dairy Industry Association Awards 2015.

        Event News


Australian Organic Awareness Month is fast approaching!

The countdown to Australian Organic Awareness Month in September is almost over and we are excited to share with our clients and members the list of celebrities that have put their hands up to get behind our annual celebration as official ambassadors.


Australian Organic Awareness Month Marketing Downloads

Australian Organic Awareness Month is just around the corner, so it’s time to start decorating your stores!  If you are a retailer who stocks products wearing ACO’s Bud logo, you can get involved!



Our newest ambassador for Australian Organic Awareness Month, Tania Zaetta, has launched her new book ‘Trim and Tone with Tania Zaetta’. 

Tania is giving away ONE signed copy of her latest book.  To win this ultimate give away simply send an email to Brittany Stewart about your favourite healthy living tip!  The winner will be chosen at random.

See full T&Cs here

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