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Thai Organic Rice: A Gift from Nature

    Blessed with fertile land and the ancestral knowledge in rice cultivation passed through generations of Thai farmers, Thailand has a high potential in the production of organic rice. There are many cultivation areas still in natural conditions, without recourse to chemicals. When this is combined with meticulous attention at every step of the production process to comply with international standards, Thai organic rice quickly won the confidence of consumers all over the world.
    Farmers and traders of the commodity are becoming increasingly an ware of the popularity of organic rice. And government agencies offer their support in monitoring and certifying the quality of organic rice. They also work to meet the requirements set by international bodies, namely the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the National Organic Platform (NOP) of the US Department of Agriculture, and the European Economic Community Regulation. Local quality marks have also been given by the Rice Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce, for the trade and export of rice products.