This is a product certification that ensures the products are certified as per European Union Organic regulations which defines the principles of organic farming and production, labeling, control and import rules. The use of chemical pesticides, synthetic fertilizers are strictly restricted, use of additives and preservatives are tightly limited, no GMOs are allowed in this certification.
The National Organic Program (NOP) is the regulatory framework that is established to govern the Organic food in USA implemented by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It rules and regulates the organic practices in crop production, organic production and handling standards, organic livestock requirements, labeling organic products, non GMO practices and biosecurity in organic poultry operations.
The JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) for organic plants and organic processed foods of plant origin were established to govern the organic products on the Japanese market. The standard was based on the guidelines for the production, processing, labeling and marketing of organically produced foods which were adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The JAS system was further developed by adding the standards for organic livestock products, organic processed foods of animal origin and organic feeds to the existing system.
Fairtrade International has set standards for ethical trading which gives better prices and working conditions to farmers and workers in developing countries. Fairtrade is a product certification and which has defined a fairtrade premium for each commodity which contributes to the improvement of the livelihood of farmers and growers. Flo-Cert act as the auditing and certification body for Fairtrade Standards for Joint Agric. Ceylon Products.
Demeter certification is given for the products produced using 'Biodynamic Agricultural Practices'. The certification is obtained through a verification process that ensures compliance with the International Demeter Production and Processing Standards along with the organic regulations applicable in various countries. The use of chemicals and synthetic fertilizers, artificial additives is restricted and the presence of farm animals is regulated in this certification.
Naturland certification focuses on sustainable management, nature conservation and climate protection in actual practice, preserving and maintaining the soil, air and water, as well as consumer protection. This certification is issued by Naturland International based on Germany. In addition to the EU Organic standards, Naturland focuses on the social standards where organic agriculture is managed according to fairtrade principals.
Bio Suisse is an umbrella organization that represents the federation of Swiss Organic Farmers. Bio Suisse certification is issued to foreign companies that comply with the relevant directives and who wish to distribute their products in Switzerland. Objectives of Bio Suisse Standard are protecting Natural diversity on the organic farm, feeding no use of chemically synthesized pesticides or fertilizers, No use of genetic engineering, No use of unnecessary additives such as flavourings, colourings and inspection of organic production and processing
The FSSC 22000 is a GFSI recognized Food safety management system. FSSC system consists of the technical standards of ISO 22000 standard and some additional requirements special for FSSC 222000. FSSC 22000 identifies, evaluates and controls the food safety hazards that may occur in the production processes with documented procedures at each step.
The BRC stands for the British Retail Consortium, the organization which was formed to harmonize the food safety standards across the world. BRC standard gives a framework for managing the safety, integrity and quality of the products and services. Our Coconut products and dehydrated products manufacturing facilities are certified for BRC certification.
Control Union certification is awarded by the institute Control Union based on Netherlands. It is an internationally recognized inspection and certification body. They perform in many industries such as Organic agriculture, Sustainability, Social compliance, Textiles, Quality management systems etc.