HQA’s Certifications & Memberships

High Quality Organics is dedicated to supply our customers with the highest quality products. All of our products are USDA Certified Organic, and many are also Fair Trade certified.


usdaOrganic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. Synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, and genetic engineering (GMOs) may not be used.
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kosherOU (Orthodox Union) Kosher is the world’s largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency, certifying more than 500,000 products produced in over 6,000 plants located in 80 counties around the world. The OU was termed a “coveted seal of approval” by The New York Times, and is one of the world’s best-known trademarks.
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fairtradeFair Trade goods are just that. Fair. From far-away farms to your shopping cart, products that bear the Fair Trade logo come from farmers and workers who are justly compensated. Fair Trade helps farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their communities.
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                                                sqf                                                            SQF (Safe Quality Food Institute) certification is a globally recognized rigorous food safety and quality certification based on scientific principles and applied across all industry sectors. SQF is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and links primary production certification to food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management certification. View the SQF website > 

haacpHACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
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qaiQAI (Quality Assurance International) is a leading international third-party organic certifier and advocate for certified organic production. QAI is committed to fostering increased consumer trust in the organic label.
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astaASTA (American Spice Trade Association), the voice of the U.S. spice industry, works to ensure clean, safe spices and shape public policy on behalf of the global industry.
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IFOAM’s (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) mission is leading, uniting and assisting the organic movement in its full diversity. IFOAM’s goal is the worldwide adoption of ecologically, socially and economically sound systems that are based on the principles of Organic Agriculture.
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