Organic Rules and Certification

Control authority, Consejo de Agricultura Ecológica de la Región de Murcia, Spain, 2009

Control authority, Consejo de Agricultura Ecológica de la Región de Murcia, 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

Consejo de Agricultura Ecológica de la Región de Murcia, (Region of Murcia Organic Farming Council)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

2000

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

ES-MU-AE

Comments on accreditation

Public authorities do not need to be accredited according to ISO65/EN45011

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

No

Address

Avenida del Río Segura 7, ES-30002 Murcia, Spain

Phone

+34 968 35 54 88

E-mail

caermurcia@caermurcia.com

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.caermurcia.com

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Pedro José Pérez Saura (directortecnico@caermurcia.com)

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 834/2007

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

The Control Authority does inspection and certification activity for organic agriculture only in the specific region of Murcia

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.

1683

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.

70

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.

1528

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

Of the 70 organic processors and other operators, 16 are processors, 44 importers and 10 other operators.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Basic registration fee: 75 € + variable fee from 1,50 €/ha to 15 €/ha depending on the type of crops for the number of hectares exceeding the number of hectares, which are covered by the basic fee. E.g. > 10 ha of cereals: 3,60 €/ha; > 1 hectare vegetables, 15 €/ha.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

Basic registration fee of 600 € + variable fee according to the type of product (from 10 € for monoingredients to 40 € for a product composed of more than 5 ingredients), plus a fee of 60 € for each brand.

Certification fees and inspection fees for other operators in the country, please specify "other"

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

http://www.caermurcia.com/index.php?m=5_0_0

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:1840
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:26 May 2010 12:18
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:20

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