Also called organic or biological, are plant products, animals or their derivatives, which are produced and elaborated with natural substances.
In the production of organic foods does not use pesticides or fertilizers of chemical synthesis. Are free of hormones, antibiotics, residues of heavy metals, without the use of dyes and artificial flavors, as well as of genetically Modified Organisms (GMOS).
Organic food is known for its high nutritional value, as they generally possess a higher concentration of minerals, vitamins and other nutrients than those produced in systems with high use of agrochemicals.
For a product to be labeled as Organic , must be certified (by a Certifying Body, by Participatory Guarantee Systems or by the Secretariat).
Organic production protects the environment
The agriculture and livestock organic decrease the chemical load on the environment, by not applying pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, etc, in your production system.
Organic practices can help to reduce the chemical contamination of soil, water and atmosphere.
In addition, the organic production methods aim to reduce soil erosion, promote biodiversity and make proper use of natural resources.
Protect your health
Organic products, by its process of production, are free of toxic waste, which can cause disease or damage to the health. Why are assimilated better in your body.
Types of products
Foods: meat, egg, milk, cheese, fruit, vegetables, vegetable, honey, sugar, sweets, drinks, cereals, bread, seeds, chocolate, tea, coffee, snacks, jams, cold meats, etc
Other: soap, toothpaste, toilet soap, shampoo, detergent powder, paste or liquid, cosmetics, creams, facial and body lotions, face masks, clothes, crafts, etc