Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, CCPB, Italy, 2009

Control body, CCPB, Italy, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

International

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Besides Italy CCPB operates in Canada, Equador and Paraguay (The Organic Certification Directory, 2008 by Grolink) The Besides the EC 834/2007 the following other certification schemes are available: GOTS, NATURAL COSMETICS, ORGANIC COSMETICS, NATRUE (for cosmetics), BIOHABITAT, GLOBALGAP, AGRIQUALITA' (on integrated agriculture management - IPM), ISO 22005, Demeter

Name of the authority/body

CCPB

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1988

EU control code according to O.J. 2009/C 72/04

IT-CPB

Accredited according to

ISO 65/EN 45011 with scope: EC 834/2007

Authority/body accredited by:

Sincert (EC 834/2007), IOAS ( IFOAM Standards)

Is the authority/body a standards owner. If "no", then fill in the contact details below

No

Address

Via Jacopo Barozzi 8, IT-40126 Bologna, Italy

Phone

+39-0516089881

E-mail

ccpb@ccpb.it

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.ccpb.it

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

-

If not a standards owner, does the control authority/control body have a control logo?

Yes

Number of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) according to which the control authority/body offers certification and/or inspection in the country [standard certified / (standard inspected)]

2 / (5)

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which certification (and inspection) is offered in the country.

EC 834/2007, IFOAM Basic Standards (italian organic standards)

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which only inspection is offered in the country.

KRAV, AB, Biosuisse, Biosiegel, Soil Associaton

Titles of non-European standards for which certification and inspection is offered in the country.

NOP, JAS, CAAQ,

Total number of operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to the EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

3595

Number of organic processors and other operators in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

883

Number of organic farmers in the country controlled (certified and/or inspected) according to EC 834/2007 and/or national organic standards by the control authority/body.

2712

Number of employees (full-time, part time and free lance) in "full time years" involved in organic certification and/or inspection in the country

19.1

Comments on operators certified and/or inspected and on work force in full time years

the figure for farmers is 2201. However, an additional 571 farmers also process on the farm givning a total of 2712. The figure 883 for processors and other operators is made up of 814 processors and 69 importers.

Annual turnover [in €] from organic certification and/or inspection in the country

3530000

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Aveerage: € 320, minimum € 180.76

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

Average € 2800, minimum € 413.17

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on organic certification and inspection fees on the web site.

Number of new operators in the country in 2008

449

Number of operators in the country, which have left in 2008

370

Number of withdrawals of operator authorisations in the country in 2008

4

Comments on gain and loss of customers in 2008 and withdrawal of authorisations in the country

2008 was an average year.

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Italy
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1708
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:29 Jul 2009 16:47
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:32

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