Morocco earns organic standard “Bio-Maroc” certification

MOROCCO – Morocco has during Biofach-2022, the world’s largest trade event for organic foods, earned the  certificate of admission for the Moroccan organic standard “Bio-Maroc”, as evidence of its compliance with the IFOAM – Organics International (OI) criteria. The accreditation was granted following a “comprehensive” evaluation of Morocco’s “Bio-Maroc” national organic standards in conformity to the Common Objectives and Requirements…

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Morocco’s National Office for Food Safety releases guidelines on purchasing dates

MOROCCO – Morocco’s National Office for Food Safety (ONSSA) has released a set of guidelines to help people buy dates that are safe for consumption throughout Ramadan. In a post on their Instagram page ONSSA gave advice for people to follow when purchasing the fruit to ensure that they are safe to eat and not spoiled. ONSSA stated that dates…

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Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture vouch for watermelon quality amidst contrary claims

MOROCCO – The Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture has been put on the spot after rumors arose regarding the quality of watermelons sold in the country which has supposedly led to the “decline in their fruit exports.“ This comes just a few months after Morocco’s National Office of Sanitary Safety of Food Products (ONSSA), a public body responsible for the food…

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