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Organic Standards

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National Organic Program of the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
Japanese Agricultural Standard of Organic Agricultural Products (including Processed Foods) of the MAFF (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan)

Bio Suisse*
Bio Suisse is the umbrella organization of the Swiss organic farmers.
Canada Organic Regime (COR)*
2009 haben Kanada und die USA ein Gleichwertigkeitsabkommen für Bio-Lebensmittel unterzeichnet. Produkte, die gemäß dem US-amerikanischen National Organic Program zertifiziert sind, können auch in Kanada als Bio verkauft werden.
Der GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD ist das umfassendste und weltweit anerkannteste Programm zur Zertifizierung von Öko-Textilien.
BEST spiegelt seit 2000 die vom Internationalen Verband der Naturtextilwirtschaft e. V. (IVN) entworfenen Richtlinien für Naturtextilien wider und bildet die gesamte textile Produktionskette ab, in ökologischer und sozialverantwortlicher Hinsicht..
OCS Organic Content Standard *
The Organic Content Standard (OCS) relies on third-party verification to verify a final product contains the accurate amount of a given organically grown material.
Biozyklisch-Veganer Anbau *
Der biozyklisch-vegane Anbau ist ökologischer Landbau auf rein pflanzlicher Grundlage. Diese Anbauform schließt jegliche kommerzielle Nutz- und Schlachttierhaltung aus und verwendet keinerlei Betriebsmittel tierischen Ursprungs. Besonderer Wert wird dabei auf die Förderung der Artenvielfalt und eines gesunden Bodenlebens, auf die Schließung organischer Stoffkreisläufe sowie auf einen gezielten Humusaufbau gelegt. Die Biozyklisch-Veganen Richtlinien sind seit Ende 2017 als IFOAM-akkreditierter veganer Ökostandard weltweit einsetzbar.
Bird Friendly Coffee*
The shade criteria for "Bird Friendly®" coffee has been developed by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in the spirit of mutual interest and cooperation with others involved in coffee (producers, traders, retailers, researchers, etc.) who share concerns about this very important aspect of sustainable coffee production.
Remark: At the bottom of the page you will find a link to the pdf.file "Norms for Production, Processing and Marketing of "Bird Friendly ®" Coffee".
Demeter is the brand for products from Biodynamic® Agriculture.

Remark: On the DEMETER website please go for "Standards".
Naturland is one of the most important organisations in the field of organic agriculture in Germany. On the global level Naturland is one of the major certifying organisations for organic produce.

Remark: On the NATURLAND website please go for "Naturland e.V. Standards".
Soil Association*
The Soil Association is the UK's leading campaigning and certification organisation for organic food and farming.

Remark: On the website of Soil Association please go for "Organic Standards".
KRAV Standard*
The first KRAV Standard where published 1985 and covered plant production. Today they have Standards for 19 different types of production.

Organic Production Standard of Ecuador**
Reglamento de La Normativa de la Producción Orgánica Agropecuaria en el Ecuador

National Standard for Organic Production in Ecuador


Non-Organic Standards

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GlobalG.A.P. *
GLOBALG.A.P. (Good Agricultural Practices) offers guidance on safety and sustainable agriculture in food production worldwide. More and more producers, suppliers, and buyers are harmonizing their certification standards to match. The standard is transparency towards consumers in agricultural food production. CERES is an approved as certification body at FoodPlus GmbH for the following sub-scopes:
1. Fruit and Vegetables
2. Combinable Crops
3. Plant Propagation Material
4. Flowers and Ornamentals
Furthermore, CERES can conduct inspection for the following Add-on:
• GRASP (GLOBALG.A.P. Risk Assessment on Social Practice),
• NURTURE (Tesco),
• FSMA PSR (GLOBALG.A.P. Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule)
• TR4 Biosecurity for Bananas
BeVeg Vegan Product Certification*
BeVeg is the world’s leading vegan certification company. The BeVeg vegan standard is the benchmark for vegan assurance, giving you the confidence you need to access new markets and establish new business that meets vegan consumer expectations. BeVeg is the world's first and only ISO 17065 accredited vegan standard and global vegan trademark built in accordance with ISO 17067 as an international conformity assessment program.
Donau Soja / Europe Soya*
The label "Donau Soja" refers to traceability assured, non-GMO soybeans from the extended Danube countries.
Starbucks C.A.F.E. Practices*
Starbucks? socially and environmentally responsible buying guidelines for coffee and cocoa are respectively called C.A.F.E. Practices and COCOA Practices. CERES has been approved as a verification organisation by SCS.
Utz Certified*
Utz Certified ist ein Zertifizierungsprogramm für die nachhaltige Produktion von Kaffee, Kakao und Tee.
Rainforest Alliance*
The Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance (FairTSA) is a non-profit organization specializing in fair trade and social responsibility standard development, ethical supply chain management and accountable, sustainable community development.
4C Services*
The 4C Certification System works towards building a sustainable coffee supply chains and improved livelihoods of farmers. 4C applies high standards on economic, social and environmental conditions for coffee production and processing.
The Union for Ethical Bio Trade*
UEBT brings together a range of stakeholders (companies, NGOs, governments) to promote sourcing with respect for people and biodiversity.
Símbolo de Pequeños Productores*
The SPP is backed by an independent certification system, guaranteeing consumers that products come from authentic, democratic, self-managing organizations of small producers, and that they have been produced in line with criteria for economic, social, cultural and ecological sustainability, and commercialized under fair conditions.
RCS Recycled Claim Standard *
The RCS is a chain of custody standard to track recycled raw materials through the supply chain.

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