Third Party Certifications

Eden Foods uses professional third-party organizations to inspect, certify and help improve safety, security, and food purity systems. Systems and documentation for food handling companies continues evolving. Partnering with resourceful and reputable professionals deepens our strength. Their services help us in our pricipled pursuit of the finest quality food we can procure and share. They help to manage standards compliance for organic, natural, non-GMO, pure & purifying authenticity, as well as excellence in food safety and good manufacturing practices. You can view and download these certifications: BRC, OCIA, Non-GMO Project, OK Laboratories, AIB International, and C-TPAT. In addition to this overseeing and coaching, we participate in government agency inspections and programs of the FDA, USDA, Michigan Department of Agriculture, OSHA, MIOSHA, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities.

BRCGS Food Safety Certification

BRCGS is a company that was founded in 1996 by retailers who wanted to harmonize food safety standards across the supply chain. Today they are globally recognized across both food and non-food categories and operate the most rigorous third-party certification of its type. They are a market-leading global process certifier that helps build confidence in the supply chain. BRCGS’s Global Standards for Food Safety, Packaging Materials, Storage and Distribution, Consumer Products, Agents and Brokers, Retail, Gluten Free, Plant-Based and Ethical Trading set the benchmark for good manufacturing practice and help provide assurance to customers that products are safe, legal and of high quality. BRCGS is part of LGC ASSURE, that brings four global brands together to deliver a connected series of supply chain assurance solutions across critical touchpoints, with a focus on the manufacturing, ingredients, and nutritional supplements sectors.

OCIA International Organic Certification

A reputable organic certifier, the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) is a non-profit dedicated to providing the highest quality organic certification services. OCIA has been Eden's primary organic certifier for more than three decades.

Non-GMO Project Certification

The Non-GMO Project (The Project) was created by industry members from all of its sectors in the U.S. and Canada. The Project provides a third party non-GMO verification program through the entire supply chain to provide verified non-GMO alternatives to the consumer. Eden Foods' president has been on its board of directors since 2008, serves on its executive committee, and has served as treasurer.

As of today, Eden has enrolled 161 foods that have all been verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, 99 U.S. food labels and 62 Canadian.

Organized Kashrus Laboratories Kosher Certification

Eden has certified foods Kosher for almost 40 years. Over 89 percent of EDEN foods are kosher certified. Eden chose the Organized Kashrus Laboratories of New York, NY and their 'circle k' mark because of their reputation for authenticity and exacting detail dating back to 1935.

AIB International Food Safety Certification

Eden has been a member with AIB International since 2001. Serving the food industry since 1919, AIB is committed to the strictest standards of food safety and conducts rigorous independent inspections, audits, and staff training. AIB used to mean “American Institute of Baking.”

Facility Location Certificate PDF Size
Headquarters Clinton, Mich PDF Download 32 kb
Distribution Clinton, Mich PDF Download 31 kb
EOPC Detroit, Mich PDF Download 32 kb

U.S. Customs & Border Protection C-TPAT Security Certification

Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a government-business cooperative initiative to strengthen food and border security. Since 2005 Eden has been certified by U.S. Customs. The partnership helps maintain the integrity of security practices and to standardize security standards and practices with our trading partners.