Certified in good standing since 2011
Our EU Organic program follows guidelines set by the Organic Farmers and Growers Certification System of the European Union. It integrates principles of HACCP, GMP, C-TPAT, COR and NOP to ensure consistent, organic products.
EU Organic guidelines prohibit:
- Use of pesticides / petroleum-based fertilizers / sewage-sludge-based fertilizers
- Mixing organic and non-organic tea and herb products
- Organic products from coming into contact with prohibited substances
Annual audits ensure all processes are in order and documentation is up-to-date.
Metropolitan Tea is an Organic Farmers and Growers (OF&G) Certified Organic Food Handler, certified in compliance with the terms of the US-Canada Organic Equivalency Arrangement.
For more, visit EU Agriculture and Rural Development - Organic Farming.