February 12, 2013
New York, New York (February 5, 2013) – Riverina Natural Oils is committed to be a leading source of farm to table natural oils and this commitment has just been reinforced! Riverina Natural Oils announced that their Expeller Pressed Canola Oil has been Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organism) avoidance.
“Our verified products are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard—that means ongoing testing of all GMO risk ingredients, facility inspections and an annual audit to ensure that we are meeting the highest possible standards for GMO avoidance,” says Company President, Tushar Adya. “We are incredibly excited to now be a part of the Non-GMO Project’s efforts. As one of the only dedicated Non-GMO processing plants in the world in the heart of the most productive oilseed growing region in Australia, our preferred access to an abundant supply of Non-GMO Canola Seeds ensures full Non-GMO traceability from farm to table.”
Riverina Natural Oils is a state of the art vegetable oil processing plant designed by Desmet Ballestra, an International Leader in Vegetable Oils and Fats Technology. The plant has an annual capacity of crushing and refining 165,000 tons of multiple varieties of seed. Our products are available in bulk, foodservice, and retail packaging formats.
The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit multi-stakeholder collaboration of individuals and businesses committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. More information can be found at www.nongmoproject.org, and at www.facebook.com/nongmoproject.
For more information, please contact:
Business Development Manager
(415) 926 7443