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What is the purpose of Organic agriculture Europe certification?

Organic agriculture Europe certification allows your organic products to be commercialised within the European Union.

The key guarantees of Organic agriculture certification :

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
Focus on imports into Europe

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.

How to get the Organic agriculture Europe label on your products?

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.

For which category of products?

The Organic agriculture Europe certification applies for agricultural raw materials and Food products.

Who can apply to get Organic agriculture Europe label ?

Farmers, producers, processors, distributors, importers, exporters, restaurant owners and any other stakeholder of the agri-food sector can apply for this organic agriculture label.

Which inputs are suitable for organic farming?

You are a farmer and would like to check whether the inputs you use comply with organic farming criteria ?

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 with standards of Organic Agriculture according to main organic regulations (EU, NOP, JAS) as well as further international standards.

Have your products validated by our teams and improve your visibility.

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Why choose Ecocert?

For over 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.

List of Ecocert certified organic products

List of companies engaged with Ecocert for their organic certification

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Useful links

European Regulations on organic production:

European regulations on organic production - REU 889/2008
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 - 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)

Enter the regulation code below in the Quick search bar to access the last valid version of the regulation.

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