Organic Rules and Certification

Control authority, Instituto Canario de Calidad Agroalimentaria (ICCA), Spain, 2009

Control authority, Instituto Canario de Calidad Agroalimentaria (ICCA), Spain, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Public

Level of operation

Regional

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Name of the authority/body

Instituto Canario de Calidad Agroalimentaria (ICCA), (Institute for agro-food quality in Canaria Region)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1995

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

ES-CA-AE

Comments on accreditation

Public authorities do not need to be accredited according to ISO65/EN 45011

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

No

Address

C/ Jesús Hernandez Guzmán - Planta C, Poligono Industrial el Mayorasgo, ES-38110 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Phone

+34 922 237 336

E-mail

icca.cagpa@gobiernodecanarias.org

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/agricultura/temas/calidadagr/ecologica/aecologica.htm

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)]

1

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

EC 834/200'7

Comments on the system for certification and/or inspection in the country

The Control Authority only inspects and certifies organic production in the Canaries.

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.

685

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.

130

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.

555

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

6

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

Of the 130 processors and other operators, 61 are processors and 69 are others. Of the 6 employes 5 are full time and 2 are part time.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available list on fees on the web site.

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:1796
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:07 Jun 2010 16:01
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:24

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