The Australian Vegetarian Society (NSW) is
a not-for-profit association incorporated under the NSW Office of Fair Trading (Inc. No. Y1466322) and is registered with the
Australian Business Register (ABN 11 605 533 718).
The Product Acceptance Program
The Product Acceptance
Program is open to companies which manufacture either food products
and/or other vegetarian products (such as cosmetics, household
products and clothes) and consists of two parts:
i) Licensing of the Society's symbol
ii) Corporate Membership of the Society
a. Licensing of the Society's
The Society will
grant use of its symbol to manufacturers of food and other products
which meet its standards. Manufacturers whose products meet the
Society's standards will be entitled to use of the Society's symbol
on labelling, advertising and promotional material (subject to
guidelines). It also entitles manufacturers to premium listing
on the Society's website. Companies will be charged an annual
licensing fee for the use of the Society's symbol.
b. Corporate Membership
is open to those companies which only manufacture products that
meet the standards of the Society. If a company chooses to become
a Corporate Member of the Society it will be charged an additional
annual Corporate Membership fee.
How to Join the Product Acceptance
a. The company
applies to the Society
b. The company completes and returns the application form for
acceptance into the Program - the licensing of the Society's
symbol and/or Corporate Membership of the Society. Applicants
must complete and sign a compliance assurance form in respect
of each product on the licensing application form.
c. The Society will confirm in writing as to whether the application
has been accepted. In the case of an application being accepted,
the Society will invoice the applicant for the appropriate amounts
for licensing fee(s) and/or Corporate Membership.
d. The applicant remits a signed contract, as well as symbol licensing
fee(s) and/or Corporate Membership fee to the Society.
e. The Society will then supply official permission to use its
symbol as well as an image of the symbol itself.
For further information
or application forms, please contact:
Australian Vegetarian Society (NSW)
PO Box 56
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: 02 9698 4339
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