A platter of veggie burger fixings with sprouts, grilled mushrooms and tomatoes, with a product package for NoBull burgers and two bottles of Halo + Cleaver sauces.

Tasty Non-GMO Treats for Your Holiday Cookout

June 30, 2022

The holiday weekend is nearly here, and on both sides of the 49th parallel, cookouts abound. With Independence Day celebrated July 4 in the U.S. and Canada Day on July 1, there’s no shortage of backyard parties — and we can help with cookout-friendly products and homemade accompaniments, all non-GMO. You can find the Butterfly… » Read more

Stay Cool and Non-GMO With Verified Ice Cream

June 22, 2022

Do you scream for ice cream? Or perhaps you love the taste of plant-based? Either way, we’ve got you covered with chilled Non-GMO Project Verified treats certain to satisfy. Each brand offers something special, and all create innovative flavors made with high-quality ingredients.  Ice cream and non-dairy frozen desserts pair wonderfully with fresh berries that… » Read more

Celebrate Good Food Month!

October 13, 2021

If you’re like many shoppers, you want to know how the food you buy affects people and the planet. That’s why you look for transparency from stores, brands and manufacturers. At the Non-GMO Project we believe you have a right to know how the products you buy align with your values, and third-party certifications play… » Read more

Product Certifications

Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified: A Tale of Two Certifications

February 25, 2021

We’re often asked how Non-GMO Project Verification and USDA Organic Certification intersect. If “Organic is always non-GMO,” then what does the Non-GMO Project Verification mark offer to brands and shoppers? A lot! Let’s walk through it. The Non-GMO Project Verification Program is focused solely and deeply on GMOs, supported by testing and supply chain tracing…. » Read more

Manukora Honey: Good News from New Zealand’s Bees, and the People who Tend to Them

February 11, 2021

There is good news in the world of bees, and that news comes from New Zealand: Honey bee populations in the country have been growing steadily for the last century. Progress like this is all the more critical as global populations of bees and other pollinators move in the opposite direction. This achievement speaks to… » Read more

Shoppers and Brands Agree: We Want Proof It’s Non-GMO!

January 14, 2021

It’s not just grocery shoppers who are looking for Non-GMO Project Verified products — the brands you know and trust look for the Butterfly when they source ingredients too! As shoppers demand more transparency from food brands, brands are in turn demanding more transparency and more documentation from their suppliers. For the supply chain participants… » Read more

ZYN CURCUMIN (from Turmeric) Infused Drinks – Inspiring Positive Change

October 2, 2020

The story of ZYN Infused Drinks is about family. It’s about a family that traveled very far to build a future for their children, who traveled back many times to keep the bonds between the old world and the new one strong. The family’s roots — metaphoric and literal — connected them across cultures, filling… » Read more

From Paddock to Plate : A Butter Lover’s Blog, Sponsored by Lewis Road Creamery

July 16, 2020

In 2011, Peter Cullinane had an idea. He was at a grocery store, searching for some high-quality butter to go with the baguette and ham he’d put aside for lunch. He knew that while the right butter could turn a simple meal into a symphony, the wrong butter could be a train wreck (not to… » Read more

The Dairy Diaries: Why Non-GMO Is the Cream of the Crop

June 26, 2020

GMOs have a large hoof-print in the world of animal-derived products. Keeping them out of the food supply and out of your grocery cart is no small task. During National Dairy Month, we tip our hats to all the brands that have committed to non-GMO by bringing you an overview of where GMOs show up… » Read more

What’s so Clean about “Clean Meat” Anyway?

February 7, 2019

You probably already know that the Non-GMO Project requires GMO testing all the way back to animal feed—it’s one component of our program that sets it apart from the new federal GMO labeling law and other GMO avoidance programs that don’t check out what animals eat. This is important because most GMOs are large-scale commodity crops… » Read more