About Irish Organic Association


The Irish Organic Association (IOA) is Ireland’s leading organic certification body dedicated to certifying organic produce and products throughout Ireland. The IOA has been at the forefront of the organic movement in Ireland since it was established in 1982. Over forty years of experience in inspecting, certifying and networking has placed the association in a unique position to serve a dynamic and growing organic market. IOA is a voluntary organisation and a company limited by guarantee with a membership open to all.

IOA is approved by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) in the Republic of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Competent Authority (NICA) Organic Team c/o Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in Northern Ireland to provide an inspection and certification scheme pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council as amended.

In addition to organic standards the Irish Organic Association is approved to offer standards such as Biodynamic Standards, Naturland, Bio Suisse to name just a few. To find out more please call us on tel 090 6433680 or email info@irishoa.ie

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