Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Certificación of Environmental Standards GmbH, (CERES), Spain, 2009

Control body, Certificación of Environmental Standards GmbH, (CERES), Spain, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

International

The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Ceres is a CB based in Germany with activities in other parts of the world. In Spain it has a branch office and is authorized to work only in the Andalucia and Aragon regions. Other certification schemes offered: Globalgap, utz, Bird Friendly Coffee Starbucks, BRC, IFS.

Name of the authority/body

Certificación of Environmental Standards GmbH, CERES Iberica S.L.

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

2005 in Spain

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

ES-AN-06-AE; ES-AR-17/C-AE

Accredited according to

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

Comments on accreditation

Accredited by German accreditor, DAP

Authority/body accredited by:

DAP (EC 834/2007)

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

No

Address

C/Serrano, 91, 2º piso, ES-28006 Madrid, Spain

Phone

+34 91 56 30 171

E-mail

ceres-iberica@ceres-cert.com

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.ceres-cert.com

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

-

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 / (4)

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.

Demeter, Naturland, Soil Association, Biosuisse

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

Ceres is an international CB, which in Spain nspects and certifies organic production only in the regions of Aragon and Andalucia.

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

NOP, JAS, COR

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

Branch offices or indivual inspectors, or collaboration with local CBS in : Argentine, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, India, Japan, Philippines, VR China, Turkey.

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

Albania, Bulgariaa, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia Montenegro,

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Inspection fee for all types of operators: 200 - 350 €/day (depending on the country), Travel days: 50 % of the daily fee of the respective country. Certification fee (flat rate depending on the size, complexity and risk assessment for the operation. (see also link to Invoicing rules).

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

see under certification and inspection fees for organic farmers.

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

Import and transaction certificates: € 25/certificate for in-country trade transactions. € 40/certificate for regular import certificates (issued within 5 working days after arrival of necessary documents). € 60/certificate for import certificates (issued within 2 working days after arrival of necessary documents).

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

http://www.ceres-cert.com/portal/index.php?id=100&L=1

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:1847
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:27 May 2010 14:21
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:33

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