Organic Rules and Certification

Control authority, Comité de Agricultura Ecológica de la Comunidad de Madrid, Spain, 2009

Control authority, Comité de Agricultura Ecológica de la Comunidad de Madrid, 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

Comité de Agricultura Ecológica de la Comunidad de Madrid (Committee for Organic Agriculture in the region of Madrid)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1996

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

ES-MA-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

Ronda de Atocha 17, 7, ES-28012 Madrid, Spain

Phone

+34 91 506 38 30

E-mail

info@caem.es

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.caem.es

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 / (2)

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.

AB (Agriculture Biologique), Biosiegel

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

The Control Authority certifies and inspects organic production only in the region of Madrid.

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

n/a

Brief overview of certification and inspection activities outside Europe (incl. organic standards, for which certification and/or inspection is offered) if relevant.

n/a

Names of other European countries (than the country concerned), where the control authority/body is operating

n/a

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.

172

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.

60

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.

125

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

Of the 60 processors and other operators, 48 are processors, 5 are importers and 7 are other operators.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Basic application fee: 170 € + a variable fee according to Ha,type of crop and number and type of animals. Variable fee: Crops: from 6 €/ha to 55 €/ha, maximum variable fee: 2100 € for each crop. Animals: from 0.9/each to 1,75 €/each depending on type, maximum variable fee for each animal species: 1000 €.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

Basic fee: Mixed organic and conventional processors: 550 €; 100 % organic processors: 350€. Variable fee depending on the number of labels - e.g. 21,5 € for 2000 labels.

Links to price lists for certification and inspection services if publicly available

http://www.caem.es/tramitaciones.htm

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:1839
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:08 Jun 2010 14:44
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:17

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