NOP (National Organic Program) logo

NOP (National Organic Program)
of the USDA (US Dept. of Agriculture)
since 2008

Our organic products are supplied by tea producers who do NOT use conventional pesticides, petroleum based fertilizers or sewage sludge-based fertilizers.

  • In strict accordance with the guidelines of the NOP, Metropolitan Tea prevents the mixing of organic and non-organic products and prevents organic products from coming into contact with prohibited substances.

  • Our NOP program integrates the principles of HACCP, GMP, C-TPAT, COR and European Organic to ensure a quality and consistent organic product.

Annual audits – Metropolitan undergoes an annual audit to ensure that all NOP processes are in order and proper documentation is maintained.

Since January 2008, Metropolitan Tea is a USDA NOP Certified Organic Food Handler. (Certification # 150-2008)

Organic Certification

FOR GREATER CLARITY, COR COMPLIES WITH NOP AND EU ORGANIC WITH EQUIVALENCY AGREEMENTS.

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