Organic Rules and Certification

Standards owner, Demeter, Italy, 2009

Standards owner, Demeter, Italy, 2009. [Certification - Standards owners]

Find additional information in attached files:

Other (etc.) (Demeter logo)

Name of these organic standards


Level of use of the organic standard


Names of European countries and/or regions where these organic standards are used

Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom

Link to the most recent version of these organic standards if publicly available

Name of the organic standards owner

Demeter Italia


Strada Naviglia 11/A, IT-43100 Parma, Italy




Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Giovanni Legittimo

Private or public organic standards owner


Type of standards owner

International Organisation/umbrella organisation, e.g. Demeter

Type of logo


Comments on logo and the certification and inspection system for the standard

In Italy, Demeter has subcontracted some of the inspections to control bodies, which are certifying organic agriculture, as for example ICEA, CCPB, IMC, Abcert. Demeter also does inspections itself.

Total number of operators (incl. farmers) in the country certified according to these organic standards


Number of organic farmers certified according to these organic standards


Number of organic processors certified according to these organic standards


Special license fee claimed for the use of the logo apart from the certification costs


What is the price of the licence fee for various user categories (farmers, processors etc.)

On the website there's no info about licence fees

Certification Systems Overview:Standards owners
Certification by country:Italy
Item type:Certification - Standards owners
ID Code:1685
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:20 Oct 2009 14:38
Last Modified:28 Sep 2010 23:57

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