Organic Rules and Certification

Standards owner, AMAB, Italy, 2009

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

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pdf (logo garanzia biologico amab)
Other (etc.) (AMAB logo)
pdf (logo garanzia biologico amab)

Name of these organic standards

Garanzia Biologico AMAB

Level of use of the organic standard


Comment on the use of the organic standard and additional subjects covered

The logo "Garanzia Biologico AMAB", is given only to operators that commit themselves to implement the norms of the AMAB standard, elaborated on the basis of the EU Reg 2092/91, and according to the IFOAM guidelines. The main restrictive requirements imposed by the"Garanzia Biologico AMAB" are the following: Crop production: the farms have to be 100% organic. Livestock production: all the animals have to spend part of their life outside and the animals have to be totally organic. Processing: all the agricultural ingredients have to be organic.

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


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

Name of the organic standards owner

Associazione Marchigiana per l'Agricoltura Biologica

Acroym of the standard owner if different from the name



Via F.lli Bandiera 61, 60019 Senigallia (AN), Italy




Links to authority/body web page and further information

Private or public organic standards owner


Type of standards owner

Other e.g. combinations of above

Comments on type of standards owner

AMAB, Associazione Marchigiana per l’Agricoltura Biologica, was founded in 1987 by organic farmers in Marche region with the aim to promote and spread out the organic production method, and to guarantee to the consumers high quality products, obtained without the use of chemicals and with sustainable agronomic practices. In 1992 AMAB was recognized as National Organic control body for organic productions, in conformity to the Eu Reg 2092/91 by Decree of the Agricultural Ministry. Since January 1997, according to the new decree in conformity with the UNI EN45011, AMAB remained an association of producers, leaving to the control body, IMC the inspection and certification activities.

Type of logo


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

The standard is recognized by IFOAM and IOAS accredited. The inspections are done by the italian Control Body, IMC

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


Certification Systems Overview:Standards owners
Certification by country:Italy
Item type:Certification - Standards owners
ID Code:1736
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:22 Jul 2009 16:54
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 15:50

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