Organic Rules and Certification

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

Control authority, Comité de Agricultura Ecológica de la Comunidad Valenciana, 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 Valenciana (Committee for Organic Agriculture in the region of Valencia)

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1994

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

ES-VA-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

Camí de la Marjal, s/n, ES-46470 Albal, Valencia, Spain

Phone

+34 961 22 05 60

E-mail

caecv@caecv.com

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.caecv.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 / (3)

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.

Biosuisse, Soil Association, Krav

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

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

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

NOP, JAS, COR

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.

1434

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.

232

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.

1202

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

Of the 232 porcessors and other operators, 190 are processors, 10 are importers and 32 are other operators.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Basic registration fee: 90,15 € and annual renewal fee of 30 €. Variable fee according to type of crop, area, type of animals, number of animals (from 0,03 €/ha or animal to 42 €/ha or animal.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

Basic registration fee: 90,15 € and annual renewal fee of 30 €. Variable fee depending on the number of certificates, processing lines, products, organic turnover etc.

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on certification 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:1843
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 11:21
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:17

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