CCPB srl is an Inspection and Certification Body for agrifood and “no food” products obtained in organic and eco friendly production.
In order to carry on its activities, CCPB has all the Authorizations & Accreditations. We count Italian Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Policy (MIPAAF), the accreditation for Regulation CE 834/07 for organic agriculture, the accreditation in compliance with rule UNI CEI EN 45011 and the authorizations in Usa, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden. In UK, Germany, France, Norway, Brasil and South Korea, CCPB offers inspection services for national organic standards. The European Commission has also recognized CCPB as equivalent certification body (according to Reg CE 834/07), in China, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Philippines, Rep. of San Marino, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Mali.
With the merger of CCPB and IMC (Mediterranean institute of certification), CCPB is leader of 5 certification companies all over Mediterranean area and authorised by their respective agriculture ministries: IMC Egypt, IMC Tunisia, IMC Turkey, IMC Lebanon and IMC Morocco.
Beyond Organic, CCPB operates in compliance with the most important international standards in order to offer an agrifood product certification able to guarantee integration between natural inputs and a reduction of chemical inputs such as Globalgap, Integrated Pest Management, Traceability system in agrifood sector, Vegan products, GMO-free Products, protected geographical indications for typical wine and food and the Conosci il tuo pasto (Know your meal) standard for food service and tourism. In the sustainable market CCPB offers several certification schemes related to environmental product performances and carbon off set assessment. In no food sector CCPB offers certification services for cosmetics and personal care, for textiles and for organic method for growing green areas.
Today CCPB certifies about 11.000 companies, 10.000 of them for Organic branch. In these companies we count big retailers, small and medium companies, start ups. About a third of the total Organic market turnover is certified by CCPB. Certification can be very important for the growth of production branches. Many studies show that certification improves the quality of the product and its environmental impact, ensures food safety, improves productive processes and it’s an unreplaceable service of trust towards the consumers. Here you can find all the information about our certification services, an overwiew on the regulations and laws, the news on the activities of promotion and events organized by CCPB and a brief sum of the society structure and organisation management.
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