Our hands-on approach is key to the way we do business. As brokers we are in a unique position to connect competent suppliers to food manufacturers, providing technical support and consultation services.
Our mission is to build lasting relationships with suppliers and manufacturers, encouraging sustainable agriculture to protect the consumer and the environment.
The Hands-On Organics group has been committed to the organic industry since 1973. We have built lasting partnerships in all facets of the food industry; we've limited ourselves to working with people who have integrity and are dedicated to sustainability.
Today's consumers have developed an awareness about food sources that was unknown a decade ago. They want to know where their food comes from and how it's made. Many companies struggle to find organic and conventional socially responsible food production facilities. We bring together the most competent growers, suppliers, manufacturers, and engineers. We draw on their experience and with them we share ours.
Organic & Conventional Sourcing
In the ever changing market, what was once locally sourced is now global. Quality and safety are our highest priorities. Our suppliers are: GSFI (Global Food Safety Initiative) Compliant, or at a minimum 3rd party audited, Certified Organic (NOP [NationalOrganicProgram], EU [EuropeanUnion], COS [CanadianOrganic Standards]), Certified Kosher. They have documented Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans, Third Party Audits, Social Responsibility and Sustainability Programs.
Hands-On Organic's experience and services are available to all on a consultant basis. We work directly with farmers and suppliers to improve agricultural and processing techniques, ensuring that products exceed today's food safety standards. We continuously improve suppliers' facilities and practices; we want the absolute best product delivered to you.
That's who we are, that's what we do.
All our suppliers have protocols to trace their products from seed to finished goods.
We encourage all within our sphere to be cognizant of the world's need to face the problems of increased population, rising temperatures, scarce energy and water. It is incumbent on the food industry to achieve sustainable practices in order to offer safe food to all of the world's citizens, not just the few.