Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Sohiscert S.A., Spain, 2009

Control body, Sohiscert S.A., Spain, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Other (etc.) (sohiscert logo)

Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Other certification schemes offered: Globalgap, IPM, PGI, Poultry from the field (EC Reg. 1538/91), Eggs from the field EC Reg. 589/08). The CB inspects and certifies organic production in 3 regions of Spain: Andalucia, Aragon, Castilla la Mancha

Name of the authority/body

Sohiscert S.A.

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection


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

ES-AN-01-AE, ES-AR-05/C-AE , ES-CM-01-AE

Accredited according to

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

Authority/body accredited by:

ENAC (EC 834/2007)

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



Finca La Cañada, Ctra Sevilla-Utrera Km 20.8, ES-41710 Utrera (Sevilla), Spain


+34 925 28 04 68


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Eduardo Merello Álvarez: email:

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


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)]

1 / (1)

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

EC 834/2007

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


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


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.


Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on certification fees on the web site.

Number of new operators in the country in 2008


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


Number of withdrawals of operator authorisations in the country in 2008


Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Spain
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1793
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:07 Jun 2010 16:15
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 15:17

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