Fruits, Nuts and Vegetable Standardization

Fruits, Nuts and Vegetable Standardization

This program ensures compliance with California’s minimum standards regarding quality and marketing of all produce commercially grown and/or marketed in the state. Direct Marketing regulation and Organic law enforcement are part of a program that provides for local protection to growers, marketers and consumers.

The Agricultural Commissioner is responsible for the certification of producers of agricultural products sold at Certified Farmers’ Markets, the certification of those markets, and the registration of organic farmers.