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