Act for a more sustainable
agri-food sector


Integrate environment protection into each stage of the production:

Improve the soil fertility, preserve natural resources in quantity and quality, respect living ecosystems, promote the importance of co-products.

Ensure the development of socially responsible sectors:

Support the farmers while enabling dignified working conditions, safeguarding the food autonomy of local populations, setting fair prices, promoting long-term trade relations, and reducing food waste.

Safeguard the sector to cope with the complexity of the supply chain:

Control health hazards, and guarantee traceability and transparency in order to strengthen the bond of trust with your suppliers, customers and consumers.

Ecocert, committed to organic farming

As pioneers in organic certification, we have been contributing for more than 30 years to the development of best agricultural and Agri-food practices at each stage of the supply chain, from producer to distributor.

Our expertise benefiting you globally

You are a farmer, food processor, exporter, importer, distributor, cooperative, restaurant owner or an institution? You would like to adopt new environmental and social practices?

Our experts assist you in setting up and promoting sustainable practices, through training, consulting, and certification services. Thanks to our wide international network our global supply chain moves from upstream to downstream.

As world leader in organic certification, the Ecocert trademark is a worldclass guarantee.

In order to manage the risks and initiate a progress strategy, Ecocert offers recognized standards in Organic farming and sustainable farming, Food safety and Quality, Fair Trade or Corporate Social Responsibility. In your company, our solutions may be implemented independently from one another or combined within the frame of a comprehensive responsible business approach.

Our training program: sharing our expertise

Find more on our AGRI-FOOD training program

Fair Trade: the fundamentals

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

Organic Farming: the fundamentals

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

1h30

Corporate Social Responsibility: from theoretical principles to practice

Depending on your availability

Virtual classroom or e-learning

2h

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Our consulting services: expertise dedicated to your projects

We assist you in developing tailor-made solutions that match your targets. Find below our references in AGRI-FOOD

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Agri-food SME, France
Assistance in the definition and implementation of a CSR strategy
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Identification of challenges in line with the strategy of the general management
  • Prioritization and consultation of stakeholders, goal setting and participatory development of the action plan
  • Operational rollout of the CSR project
  • Advice on the promotion of CSR through company labelling

outcome

Implementation of a comprehensive CSR strategy. Enhancement of their commitment by obtaining a CSR label (SME+)
Central purchasing office
Benchmark of aquaculture and sustainable fishing label
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Analysis of sustainable fishing and aquaculture labels
  • Participation in the development of a seafood purchasing strategy
  • Creation of an internal private standard of good practices for the responsible purchase of fishery and aquaculture products.

outcome

9 sustainable fisheries and aquaculture labels analysed Creation of an internal private standard of good purchasing practices for products from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.
Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI)
Creation of a traceability tool for the vanilla sector
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Support for the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI), an organisation that gathers the main players in the vanilla sector, in order to improve the traceability of the sector
  • Field diagnosis and analysis of the challenges of the international vanilla market (product quality and traceability, price volatility, etc.)
  • Preparation of technical specifications for traceability and support for the development of a digital traceability tool
  • Field evaluation and testing of the tools developed.

outcome

The involvement of 80,000 collectors, 6,000 middlemen and 100 exporters in the long term
Agri-food SME, France
Technical diagnosis towards IFS certification of a production line
DISCOVER ECOCERT ACCOMPANIMENT
  • Analysis of the business practices of a company specialised in fruit processing
  • Interviews with various departments (Purchasing, Production, Quality Assurance, etc.)
  • Diagnosis on the field of the industrial site
  • Training of technical teams on the regulations and advice on the processes to be implemented in order to facilitate the launch of an IFS production line
  • Preparation of a report that includes a corrective action plan to be implemented in order to obtain certification.

outcome

Launch of an IFS fruit processing and packaging line.
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Organic Farming

 
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Food safety and quality

 
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