Maroon Group - CARE manufactures and distributes products under a strict set of guidelines that guarantees products that are good for the environment and good for the consumer. The following symbols denote specific certifications applicable to our products and will be noted accordingly.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows safer products to carry the Design for the Environment (DfE) label. This mark enables consumers to quickly identify and choose products that can help protect the environment and are safer for families. When you see the DfE logo on a product it means that the DfE scientific review team has screened each ingredient for potential human health and environmental effects and that-based on currently available information, EPA predictive models, and expert judgment.Link to DfE
ECOCERT is an organic certification organization, founded in France in 1991. ECOCERT is a control and certification organization accredited by USDA for NOP certification and by NAPP for JAS certification. The ECOCERT label is a mark of recognition for professionals wishing to place emphasis on superior quality. The ECOCERT label is recognized by consumers, who, through their confidence in us, are helping to uphold a symbol of professionalism, consistency and commitment. It is based in Europe, but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification organizations in the world. ECOCERT primarily certifies food and food products, but also certifies cosmetics, detergents, perfumes, and textiles. The company inspects about 70% of the organic food industry in France and about 30% worldwide.Link to ECOCERT
Maroon Group is proud to announce that it has achieved EcoVadis’ Silver Level CSR Rating for all of its Maroon Group operating companies. EcoVadis is a global initiative that addresses corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, covering twenty-one criteria including Environment, Fair Labor Practices, Ethics/Fair Business Practices, and Supply Chain.Link to PR
OU (Orthodox Union) Kosher is the world's largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency, certifying more than 500,000 products produced in over 6,000 plants located in 80 countries around the world.Link to OU Kosher
Maroon Group is a member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and is RD certified. This third-party verification of environmental, health, safety, and security programs demonstrates our commitment to continuous performance improvement and RD in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal.Link to NACD
The droplet-leaf mark symbolizes products that are Natural / Naturally Derived. All ingredients within these products are either found in nature or start from natural sources.
As the leading voice of the natural products industry, the Natural Products Association's mission is to advocate for the rights of consumers to have access to products that will maintain and improve their health, and for the rights of retailers and suppliers to sell these products.Link to NPA
As a certified member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Maroon Group will partner with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil producers, which comply with a set of environmental and social criteria developed by RSPO. When following these criteria, the negative impact of palm oil cultivation on the environment and communities in palm-oil producing regions is minimized.Link to RSPO
The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program is a rigorous and credible food safety and quality program that is recognized by retailers, brand owners, and food service providers world-wide. Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the SQF family of food safety and quality codes are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain – from the farm all the way to the retail stores.Link to SQF