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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.
Bio-Habitat is a standard that covers the application of the organic method to green areas not destined for agricultural use.
Bio Suisse is a not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of Swiss Bud-label (National Organic Standard) producers and their licensees.
Bio Siegel is the German national logo that has labelled organic productions since 2001.
CCPB srl in collaboration with Almagisi srl, activated a specific certification scheme for environmentally friendly cleaning products, wich is based on a specific standard.
CCPB offers to the single companies or companies head of the supply chain of the primary vegetable production (cooperatives, associations, packaging plants, exc.) Biodiversity Alliance, a service of certification that aims to reinforce biodiversity in an agro-ecosystem.
On 30.06.2009, 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
With the terms Carbon footprint and Water footprint we define the potential impact of a product, assessed during the entire life-cycle, in terms of greenhouse gasses emissions and of water resources consumption and degradation .
CCPB in collaboration with Soil&More International provides “CO2 Neutral”, a new certification for CO2 offsetting. “CO2 Neutral” minimizes the environmental impact through carbon credits, after having assessed the carbon footprint of a product, process or service. In this way, a company improves its environmental performance and may propose communication strategies.
CCPB Social Alliance Standard certifies some criteria about the social responsibility of agri-food companies and not only.
CCPB offers to the managing organizations of web services and weather forecast services a service certification on the basis of two Technical Documents which establish the technical regulations and the management requirements of these services depending also from the goals and in compliance with the scopes of the service itself.
Care for sustainability of productive processes is more and more a distinguishing hint in agrifood and agroenergetic supply chain.
EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) is a voluntary product certification scheme focusing on the environmental performances for a product, a process or a service, in order to improve their sustainability. EPD is developed in compliance of the UNI ISO 14025:2006 regulation (3rd type eco label); the environmental informations reported are based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in compliance with ISO 14040 regulation.
GLOBALG.A.P. today is the world's leading farm assurance program, translating consumer requirements into Good Agricultural Practice in a rapidly growing list of countries – currently more than 125.
CCPB is offering organisations, including those in the agriculture and food supply chain, certification for products as not containing GMOs and also production processes that do not use these, together with the relevant supply chain control system.
The use of natural fibers, their traceability on the production supply chain and and the adoption of eco-sustainable processes has led to the formulation of an international standard known as GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).GOTS makes it possible to produce and promote textile products respectful of the environment and of the fundamental social rights of the workers.
Integrated Pest Management is an eco-friendly cultivation method using techniques that guarantee lower environmental impact and a reduction of the release into the environment of chemical substances, integrating these with natural input.
JAS is the system regulating the methods used to obtain agricultural and agricultural food products destined for the Japanese market and their labelling.
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.
CCPB has set up a special certification scheme for Medical Products with Organic Agriculture Ingredients. The production Standards for this scheme set out the minimum requirements for ingredients, formulation and production process that a cosmetic needs to have in order to be called Medical Product, that is an instrument used in medicine for diagnosis or therapy.
CCPB has been recognised by NATRUE (www.natrue.org), whose logo presents the application of a number of rules set out by the German natural and organic cosmetics industry and this logo is becoming the international benchmark for the sector. CCPB was the first Italian certification body to be able to certify products as compliant with this standard.
The principle of the standard for Natural Cosmetics is the natural origin of the raw materials. The Standard sets out the minimum requirements of formulation and production process that a cosmetic needs for being certified as natural
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.
The equivalence agreement (here all the info) between the NOP (National Organic Program) and the EC Regulation 834/2007 signed between the United States and the European Union, which entered into force in 2012, allows most of the EU certified organic products to be exported to the USA, accompanied by the NOP Import Certificate. Operators who want to be certified according to the US standard can find all the information on this page.
While the world is converting to organic agriculture at a rapid pace, in Lebanon and Middle East region is still launching this concept due to the lack of knowledge and substitutes.
CCPB, with experience in organic certification, has created a certification scheme for Organic Agriculture Inputs Certification.
CCPB offers a certification service for organic and natural home fragrances.
CCPB has set up a special certification scheme for organic cosmetics.
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.
Always aware of operators’ needs in the agri-food field to enhance the agricultural and food products, CCPB has been activating the product certification according to the Technical Documents proposed by the companies of the sector, for some years.
CCPB is part of the Ethical Work Network coordinated by CISE – a special company of the Chamber of Commerce of Forlì - to deepen and spread the theme of Social Responsibility through the SA8000 certification.
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.
Organic Content Standard (OCS) is the standard of organic textile prepared by Textile Exchange. The use of organic natural fibers, their traceability along the production chain and the adoption of eco-sustainable processes are the main objectives of the OCS.
Global Recycled Standard (GRS) and Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) are the two standards set up by Textile Exchange for recycled textile products. These products focus on the use of recycled raw materials and want to be innovative for environmental and social issues. Both standards require the release of an environmental statement checked by a third party that tests the content of the recycled materials of the intermediate and finished products.
If within the European Union, the organic farming is defined with Reg EC 834/2007, EU has stipulated equivalence agreements with non-EU countries in order to grant the trade of organic certified products to and from extra EU countries.
CCPB offers the product certification service also for organizations from no food sector, in particular from textile and cosmetics sector.
The standard UNI EN ISO 22005:2008 has replaced the national standards for supply chain traceability (UNI 10939:2001) and for company traceability (UNI 11020:2002).
The certification for Vegan Products attests that a product or food has been obtained and processed without any animal origin substance in any step of the process.
CCPB offers a certification service for all companies that aim to market vegetable products, in particular zero residue fruit and vegetables.