Garuda International, Inc. Receives Organic Certification

Garuda International, Inc., announced that it has received organic certification from Oregon Tilth (OTCO) for several of its ingredients including PuntiaVera® Nopal (Opuntia Ficus indica) powder, a variety of medicinal mushroom powders, CitriVera™ Citrus peel powders, Heli-FOS™ Jerusalem Artichoke Flour, and other ingredients including Amaranth and Quinoa to name a few. Garuda International has also achieved “Certified Organic” status under the U.S. Department of Agricultural (USDA) National Organic Program for its corporate facilities in California, USA.

President and CEO of Garuda International, Inc., Roger Matkin, comments, “For almost 30 years, Garuda International, Inc. has been recognized for its demanding quality and safety standards. We have always been a customer services driven company and therefore continue to respond to the safety concerns of our customers.

As part or Garuda International’s strategic growth plan and our commitment to sustainable agriculture and business practices, we are gratified to receive Organic Certification from the respected certifier, Oregon Tilth. Organic Certification is yet another significant milestone in our mission of strong environmental responsibility as was our recent completion of our “green” corporate facilities located in Exeter, California."

Garuda International, Inc. manufactures and distributes several innovative and healthy natural food ingredients for the food/beverage, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries utilizing a network of global distribution partners. Some of its specialized branded ingredients include COWCIUM® Natural Milk Calcium, B-CAN™ Oat Beta Glucan and LesstanoL® Policosanol. Garuda International, Inc. also has received Kosher and Halal certification for many of its ingredients.

PuntiaVera®, COWCIUM®, CitriVera™, Heli-FOS™, B-CAN™ and LesstanoL® are trademarks of Garuda International, Inc. Exeter, CA, U.S.A.

For more information please contact:
Mr. Bassam Faress
Director – Sales & Marketing
Garuda International, Inc.
[email protected]

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