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.
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