EU organic regulation
Organic agriculture Europe certification allows your organic products to be commercialised within the European Union.
Organic agriculture Europe certification guarantees:
climate and environment protection
conservation of soil fertility
preservation of biodiversity
respect of natural cycles and animal welfare
absence of use of chemical and synthetic products,
absence of GMO
transparent labelling for consumers
In order to obtain the green EU logo and the mention "organic", your products must be certified by a certification body approved by the competent authorities like Ecocert to attest their compliance to the EU organic regulation.
Our international presence in more than 130 countries enables us to offer certification outside the European Union namely in 'Third countries' according to the Ecocert Organic Standard (EOS) equivalent to the European Regulation.
The Organic agriculture Europe certification applies for agricultural raw materials and Food products.
Farmers, producers, processors, distributors, importers, exporters, restaurant owners and any other stakeholder of the agri-food sector can apply for this organic agriculture label.
You are a farmer and want to check that the input you are using is AB compliant?
Consult our online database of compliant inputs www.intrants.bio which lists more than 11 000 references.
Are you an input supplier for Organic Agriculture? Ecocert offers two services to assess the compliance of your products that can be used in Organic Agriculture according to the main organic regulations in force (EU, NOP, JAS) but also other local international standards.
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With nearly 30 years of experience for audit and certification of organic products in France and in more than 130 countries, Ecocert is the world's leading specialist in the certification of sustainable practices.
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European Regulations on organic production:
European regulations on organic production -CE N°889/2008
European regulations on organic production -CE N°2021/2325
Ecocert Organic Standard (EOS equivalent to EU organic regulations) applicable in third countries :
EOS : Ecocert Organic Standard in third countries version 5.2
EOS : Ecocert Organic Regulation in third countries version 5.3
EOS : certification process
List of EOS operators in third countries
The production rules of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 and its secondary acts are available in 24 languages (including French, Spanish, English and Portuguese) on the following link: EU law - EUR-Lex (europa.eu)
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2018/848 : Regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products
2021/1165 : List of products and substances for use in organic production
2021/1698 : Rules for recognition, supervision, and control of control bodies in third countries
2020/464 : Rules on retroactive recognition of the conversion period, rules for animal production, rules for processed food and feed
2020/2146 : Exceptional production rules in organic production
2022/474 : Requirements for production and use of non-organic, in-conversion and organic seedlings and other plant reproductive material
2021/2306 : Rules on the certificate of inspection and on official controls of consignment of organic and in-conversion products to be imported into the Union
2021/2325 : List of third countries, control authorities and control bodies recognized Art. 33(2) and (3) of Regulation EC n° 834/2007 for import into the Union