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CCPB srl certifies organic and eco-friendly sustainable products all over the world.
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: Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Middle East.

Egypt

The Mediterranean Center for Agriculture inspection and certification IMC (S.A.E) (IMC CCPB EGYPT) is a part of a control body for agrifood and “no food” products obtained in organic and eco friendly production in the Euro – Mediterranean countries. Established in 2000, according to the Egyptian Law 159/1981, is a society controlled by CCPB srl (Inspection and Certification Body) based in Italy.

Also in Egypt, certifications issued by CCPB srl allow the companies to demonstrate the compliance with the requirements needed to develop export market and partnership actions between companies of the Euro Mediterranean area.

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Organic Agriculture in equivalence to the European Union

Today Egyptian companies can be certified according to other international standards, such as those recognized as equivalent to the European Union Regulation (for example the Organic Production Standard of CCPB), or others such as the National Organic Program (NOP) of the USDA, the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) of Canada or the Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) of Japan and many others.

CCPB srl has been authorised by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and Torusim Policies (MIPAAFT) as an inspection and certification body for organic products in compliance with the provisions of CE Reg. 834/07, and its subsequent amendments, and with Italian Ministerial Decree 220/1995.  The European Commission has also recognized CCPB as an equivalent certification body (according to Reg. EC 834/07), in many countries all over the world, including Egypt. For more information visit www.ccpb.it/authorizzazioni-accreditamenti

CCPB is a partner of IFOAM “International Federation of Organic Farming”, EOCC (European Organic Certifiers Council) and Quavera.

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.

  • 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.

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Some data

Today CCPB certifies about  13.000 companies, 12.000 of them for Organic branch. These companies are 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

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Authorisations and Accreditations

This section shows all visible and downloadable Authorisations and Accreditations of CCPB srl.

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List of operators certified

List of operators certified in Egypt in equivalence to Reg. EC 834/2007 in third countries.

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