Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Abcert, Italy, 2009

Control body, Abcert, Italy, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Other (etc.) (Abcert logo)

Type of authority/body


Level of operation


The authority/body work areas

Both certification and inspection

Comments on type , level and work areas

Abcert works at an international level, and the main office is based in Germany. In Italy there's a local branch office. Other certification schemes offered by Abcert in general: PEFC, GLOBALGAP, QS, IFS,BIOHOTELS, BIOPARK, PDO,PGI

Name of the authority/body


Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

1990 in Germany

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


Accredited according to

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

Comments on accreditation

Accredited by German accreditor, DAP

Authority/body accredited by:

Deutsches Akkreditierungssystem Prüfwesen Gmbh (DAP)

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



via Enzenberg 38, I-39018 Terlano (BZ), Italy


+39 0471 238042


Links to authority/body web page and further information,

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Marcu Koepf

If not a standards owner, does the control authority/control body have a control logo?


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 / (9)

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.

biokreis, demeter, naturland, biosuisse, bioland, biohennen, Ecoland, Ecovin, GAA

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

ANCERT only has inspection and certification activity on organic agriculture in the Italian province of Bozen.

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


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

Germany, Czech Republic

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


Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Italy
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1902
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:21 Sep 2009 12:15
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 14:25

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