Certification

Control and Certification are the main services offered by CCPB. Pursuit of quality, accountability and innovation are values that have always inspired and supported CCPB. In this section it is possible to browse all types of services and have access to all data to start certification procedures.

EU Reg. 834/07

Organic Agriculture is a method of agricultural production which exalts the natural fertility of the soil ecosystem, the healthiness of the products and reinforces sustainability without using synthetic products  (es.chemical inputs and fertilizers). In order to obtain organic certification there has to be compliance with the EU Reg. 834/2007, which settles the production, processing, labelling, control and certification system in the EU.   read more

The Organic EU Regulation equivalency arrangements

Whereas European Union  on its inner borders defines Organic Agriculture in compliance with  EU Reg 834/2007, towards third countries EU made equivalency arrangements so that trades of certified organic products in and out of the EU from and towards non EU countries.
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CCPB GLOBAL PROGRAMME – IFOAM Accredited

The CCPB Global Programme is the certification scheme for organic products that CCPB has set up to certify compliance with the requirements and obligations under the IFOAM standards (basic IFOAM standards and accreditation criteria).

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USDA – NOP

Organic products are regulated in USA with a specific Federal Law, issued on 21st February 2001, known as  NOP (National Organic Program) and managed by USDA (United States Department of Agricolture). read more

Canadian Organic Regime – COR

On 2009 the definitive version of the COR (Canadian Organic Regime) regulations came into force; for further information on this subject, you can visit the website of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which has a section dedicated to organic products

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JAS

JAS is the system regulating the methods used to obtain agricultural and agricultural food products destined for the Japanese market and their labelling.

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Bio Suisse

Bio Suisse is a not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of Swiss Bud-label (National Organic Standard) producers and their licensees. read more

Agricolture Biologique

The AB (Agriculture Biologique) brand is owned the French Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Rural Develpment The brand may be requested by the French market for labelling organic agriculture products since, according to a survey carried out by INRA/Gret/Agence Bio (2003), 65% of French consumers recognise products as organic from this logo on the packaging.

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Bio-Siegel

Bio Siegel is the German national logo that has labelled organic productions since 2001.
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Naturland

Naturland is one of the major organic producers association founded in Germany in 1982, based in Grafelfing,near Muenchen. It’s one of the associations that has always promoted development and growth of organic market not only in Germany but also on a international level.

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Bio Brasil

Thanks to an agreement with IBD, one of the major brasilian certification bodies, CCPB provides a certification service for the companies willing to export organic products in Brasil.
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Krav

Krav is the principal certification body for organic products in Sweden and products bearing this organisation’s logo are well-known on the Swedish market and widely recognised by consumers as a sign of guaranteed high quality. read more

Soil Association

The Soil Association is the main certification body for organic products in the UK and products bearing the association’s logo are well-known on the British market and widely recognised by consumers as a sign of guaranteed high quality.

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Organic in South Korea

From February 2015 it is into force (for three anni), the agreement of mutual equivalence between EU and South Korea which is now one of the equivalent countries that permit import and export of certified organic products
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