SS 632 : 2017

Specification for organic primary produce

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Provides requirements for primary produce such as grains, mushrooms, fresh vegetables, fresh herbs and fresh fruits. Covers processes such as production, post-harvest practices, import, packing and re-packing, storage, transport, and labelling of organic primary produce. Excludes livestock, fish and processed foods.

Also includes the principles of organic agriculture (i.e. health, ecology, fairness, and care) for traditional organic farming, peri-urban and urban organic farming, breaking bulk and repacking of organic produce. Covers only soil-based cultivation, substrate-based cultivation, and aquaponics. Excludes other soilless and non-substrate-based cultivation methods such as hydroponic culture.


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General Information

Status Current
Edition 2017
No. of Pages 44
ICS Classification 65.020.20 Plant growing
67.080.01 Fruits, vegetables and derived products in general
Committee Food Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
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