“At FreshSense, we believe our customers want fruit that is both eco-friendly and flavorful. Protected Harvest certification signals to buyers that our fruit is grown in compliance with strict environmentally sound standards for soil, water and pesticides, and most importantly, that our claims are real.”

 Blair Richardson, Former CEO, FreshSense. Current CEO US Potato Board


Protected Harvest provides growers, shippers, processors, retailers and food service companies with a standard setting and certification program for a performance-based sustainability eco-label.

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Protected Harvest is an independent nonprofit organization with a board of directors made of leading environmental NGOs, scientists, and practitioners that approve sustainability standards, while accredited certification firms conduct annual audits and issue certification.

SureHarvest is the contracted administrator of Protected Harvest and provider of certification software systems to Protected Harvest.