Agriqualità - Tuscany Region
Agriqualità is the trademark registered by Tuscany to identify and promote agrifood products obtained with IPM techniques.
Integrated Pest Management in Tuscany
Integrated Pest Management is a production system intended to reduce to the minimum the use of synthetic technical inputs (phytosanitary products and fertilizers), and saving water and energy consumption, not compromising the product quality respecting environment and human health.
The reference norm for Agriqualità is the one set by the Norm UNI 11233 on the Integrated Pest Management .
CCPB is authorised by the Italian Region of Tuscany to perform inspection and control activities related to products with its own Agriqualità brand, regulated by Regional Law 25/99 in order to demonstrate the application of the integrated production code by companies registered under this scheme.
For more informations please visit Tuscany Region web site.
How Agriqualità works
Companies interested in adding value to their products with this brand should send in the application for the licence to use the Agriqualità brand to ARSIA and to CCPB, following the instructions set out in Appendix A of Regional Government Decision 932/2002. Applicant companies should also meet the requirements and fulfil the obligations set out in the Current Code of Practice for Integrated Production, they should sign the CCPB financial agreement, and sign and forward the Certification Contract that implies acceptance of the clauses in the Regulations for Control Activities for the Agriqualità brand.
On receipt of the above documentation, CCPB will schedule and carry out the initial on-site inspection to assess suitability, then, if everything is in order, the statement of suitability will be issued.