SafeRock® Minerals receive seal of approval from OMRI.

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Posted on: 18 Jul 2013


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SafeRock® Minerals receive seal of approval from OMRI.

SafeRock® Minerals have received certification for use as an organic crop fertiliser and soil amendment from OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute). The rules governing which products are allowed in organic production are stringent and OMRI ISO accreditation ensures worldwide recognition of organic integrity.

The OMRI Listed® seal is a registered trademark that OMRI provides to suppliers of OMRI Listed® products reviewed to U.S. National Organic Program (NOP) standards.

SafeRock® Minerals is committed to the research and development of the organic fertiliser, livestock feed, and human health markets, with the strategic aim that these endeavours will be of benefit to future generations.

Recent trials have confirmed that when crushed to a powder it provides a unique blend of minerals and nutrients that is 100 percent recoverable and has been certified for use in organic farming. Its success as an organic soil amendment is largely due to the fact that it stimulates microbial and earthworm activity which increases the nutrient value in the soil and makes those nutrients more available to crops. As the minerals are non-leaching they stay in the soil and are not washed away.

Bill Avery, Chief Agronomist SafeRock® Minerals, said: “This is very good news indeed. This makes the presentation of our resource more substantial when speaking to potential clients giving them even more confidence in our products. Clients can see we are OMRI listed and the seal will be showcased on all our product packaging and marketing materials.”

For more information please visit our website which showcases our products and certifications.


Notes to Editors

For further information on SafeRock® Minerals Ltd or to arrange an interview with Directors please contact:

Linda Galforg
Marketing Director
SafeRock® Minerals

About SafeRock® Minerals Ltd

SafeRock® Minerals Ltd owns the natural mineral resource which was created by the geological action of the continental shelf pushing sedimentary deposits up from the sea bed creating the surface deposits recently discovered in Northern Ireland. The resource is crushed to powder and is 100% recoverable with no additives being used or waste being created.

It is a 100 percent natural resource which has been certified for organic use as a mineral soil conditioner which can be used to decrease our dependence on chemical fertilisers as it contains many of the minerals and trace elements essential for healthy crops and livestock through the stimulation of microbial and earthworm activity.

Bill Avery – Chief Agronomist - SafeRock® Minerals

Bill Avery has been a company and consulting agronomist in Australia and internationally for 15 years, as well as a Senior Advisor for Soil Foodweb International. He uses their principals to build soil fertility using soil microbiology as the building blocks for success.  He has successfully worked for Australia’s largest fresh produce supplier to retail chain stores with the aim to reduce chemical fertiliser dependency and rebuild fertility in depleted farm soils.
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)
Founded in 1997, the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) provides organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing. OMRI is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. When companies apply, OMRI reviews their products against the National Organic Standards. Acceptable products are OMRI Listed® and appear on the OMRI Products List. OMRI also provides subscribers and certifiers guidance on the acceptability of various material inputs in general under the National Organic Program.


Posted: 18 July 2013

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