Third party certifications are proof of the quality of our teas and safety of our facilities. Our headquarters is proud of their cleanliness of operations and openly welcomes outside inspections.
Aside from restrictions on fertilizers and pesticides, organic certification requires crops to be non-GMO and also requires meticulous cleaning, record-keeping, and labeling.
*As of January 2014, JAS Organic (Japanese Agricultural Standard) has been deemed reciprocal with both USDA Organic and EU Organic.*