Retail sales of Non-GMO Project Verified products top $25 billion a year and continue to increase. Today’s consumers want to know what’s in their food and they are speaking with their purchase decisions.
Companies at all stages of the supply chain — from farmer to ingredient supplier to manufacturer to packer — are seeking non-GMO verification for their products. As more companies engage with the Non-GMO Project Standard, long-term sourcing becomes easier and more accessible for all.
Trust and transparency
The Non-GMO Project Verified seal is the most trusted, meaningful standard for GMO avoidance available today. When shoppers search for non-GMO products, they seek the Butterfly seal.
Compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard requires an understanding of the technical requirements involved in the verification process. FoodChain ID’s industry leadership and in-depth experience in every category of product and ingredient compliance optimizes Non-GMO Project verification. Count on FoodChain ID to expertly assist you from start to finish throughout the process.
Retailers offering non-GMO products often see sales increases of 5% or more as they serve a rapidly-growing market of 50,000+ non-GMO products.
The Non-GMO Project Butterfly label gives assurance that a brand is meeting 21st century marketplace demands for growing numbers of shoppers.
Suppliers offering Verified ingredients are helping build the non-GMO supply chain, now at 25,000+ non-GMO verified ingredients.
Co-packers and packers meeting the requirements for Non-GMO Project verification help their clients and the non-GMO marketplace as a whole.
As demand increases for animal-derived non-GMO products such as meats and cheeses, producers of Verified feed benefit by selling into these non-GMO operations.
As more and more consumers seek non-GMO body care choices, product manufacturers are addressing a new market niche that points toward future consumer needs.
Sales of non-GMO supplements are up, made possible by manufacturers that source non-GMO, who in turn are helping to create non-GMO supply chains.
What’s a GMO?
GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a lab through genetic engineering. A market has sprung up serving the needs of consumers seeking products that contain no GM ingredients.
What is the Non-GMO Project?
The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization managed by food industry experts which offers a respected third party verification program for non-GMO foods and products. The Project updates and manages its Non-GMO Project Standard detailing a system of best practices for avoiding GMOs. The Project is the “owner” of the Butterfly seal. Learn more about the Non-GMO Project.
What’s a technical administrator?
The Non-GMO Project relies on approved technical administrators, or TAs — experts in administering the product verification program — to lead companies through the verification process. FoodChain ID was the first technical administrator at the Project’s founding in 2007 and has been serving continuously as a TA ever since