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The Australian Organic Collective podcast shares stories from Australian Organic members and the wider organic industry.
Join us as we learn more about the farmers, manufacturers and brands behind some of your favourite certified organic products.

The Australian Organic Collective Australian Organic Ltd

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The Australian Organic Collective podcast shares stories from Australian Organic members and the wider organic industry.
Join us as we learn more about the farmers, manufacturers and brands behind some of your favourite certified organic products.

    Ep 4. Paul da Silva, Arcadian Organic Meat

    Ep 4. Paul da Silva, Arcadian Organic Meat

    Arcadian Organic Meat is currently exported to 8 countries. They source all of their beef, lamb and chicken from animals raised on certified organic family-owned farms. Their producers are required to maintain the highest quality standards and demonstrate commitment to upholding the principles of certified organic farming.

    In this episode we sit down to chat with Marketing Manager of Arcadian Organic Meat, Paul da Silva. We talk about the growth of the organic meat industry in Australia and the rest of the world. We discuss what it would mean to Arcadian if Australia were to enforce domestic regulation, and how they managed the demand of organic meats due to covid19.

    This podcast is sponsored by Cleavers Organic. Trust Cleaver’s for 100% delicious, certified organic meat. Plus, every Cleaver’s product is carbon neutral.

    Become a member of Australian Organic Ltd here; https://austorganic.com/membership/

    Find out more from Arcadian Organic Meat here; https://cleaversorganic.com.au/

    • 31 min
    Ep 3. Owen Gwilliam, Chief Technical Officer, AOL

    Ep 3. Owen Gwilliam, Chief Technical Officer, AOL

    In episode 3 we chat to Owen Gwilliam, Chief Technical Officer at Australian Organic. Owen has been a part of the organic industry for the last 20 years and has conducted organic auditing, consulting, and training in 15 countries; as well as helping to re-write the Australian Certified Organic Standard (ACOS). In this episode, we find out why Owen believes organic farming is best practice farming and what regenerative agriculture means to him.

    This podcast is sponsored by Cleavers Organic. Trust Cleaver’s for 100% delicious, certified organic meat. Plus, every Cleaver’s product is carbon neutral.

    Become a member of Australian Organic Ltd here; https://austorganic.com/membership/

    • 35 min
    Ep 2. Martin Meek, AOL Chairman & Partner of United Organics

    Ep 2. Martin Meek, AOL Chairman & Partner of United Organics

    In this episode you will meet Martin Meek. Martin is a partner at United Organics, a certified organic wholesaler specialising in fresh produce. He is also the current chairman of Australian Organic Limited.

    Learn Martin's story about how he became a part of the organic industry, how his business United Organics has had to adapt due to Covid-19, and what domestic regulation would mean for him & his business. 

    This podcast is sponsored by Cleavers Organic. Trust Cleaver’s for 100% delicious, certified organic meat. Every Cleaver’s product is carbon neutral.

    Become a member of Australian Organic Ltd here; https://austorganic.com/membership/

    • 24 min
    Ep 1. Meeting Niki Ford, CEO of Australian Organic Ltd

    Ep 1. Meeting Niki Ford, CEO of Australian Organic Ltd

    Did you know that Australia is the last developed nation without any regulation around the use of the word organic?

    In this episode we meet the CEO of Australian Organic, Niki Ford. We talk about the story behind Australian Organic, Niki’s personal background, her journey into the organic industry and her role as the CEO of the peak industry body, Australian Organic Ltd.

    The fight for domestic regulation in Australia is at the forefront of the agenda for AOL, hear how the peak industry body intends to change government legislation in 2020.

    This podcast is sponsored by Cleavers Organic. Trust Cleaver’s for 100% delicious, certified organic meat. Plus, every Cleaver’s product is carbon neutral.



    Become a member of Australian Organic Ltd here; https://austorganic.com/membership/

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Mrs Legs ,

Great info!!

Am really enjoying these podcasts! And I am learning so much!!!
Well done AO!!!

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Easy Listening

Very educational, I really enjoyed listening. Looking forward to learning more.

rach.morrow ,

Loved Ep1!

Excited to learn more about the industry, what’s coming and just soak up any insights from the AO team. Well done guys!!

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