Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Svenska Demeterförbundet, Sweden, 2009

Control body, Svenska Demeterförbundet, Sweden, 2009. [Certification - Control authority and Control body]

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Type of authority/body

Private

Level of operation

National

The authority/body work areas

Certification

Comments on type , level and work areas

The CB certifies according to the international Demeter standards. The control is carrried out by the Swedish control bodies, Aranea, HS Cert or SMAK.

Name of the authority/body

Svenska Demeterförbundet. (Swedish Demeter Association)

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

N/A

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

Yes

Address

Skillebyholm, SE-153 91 Järna, Sverige

Phone

+47 (0)8 551 579 88

E-mail

info@demeter.nu

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.demeter.nu/

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.

Demeter

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

Svenska Demeterförbundet only offers certification. The control is carried out by the Swedish accredited control bodies, Aranea, HS Cert or SMAK.

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

n/a

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

Demeter is an international umbrella organisation with 16 member organisations from Europe, America, Africa and New Zealand representing more than 4200 Demeter producers in 43 countries.

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.

56

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.

20

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.

36

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

Of the 20 organic processors and other operators 8 are processors, 10 are retailers and 2 are wholesalers.

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:Sweden
Operators:Farm suppliers (feed + fertilizers etc.)
Farmers and horticulturists
Packing departments
Processors
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:1989
Deposited By:Florence Nyambi
Deposited On:16 Jul 2010 15:51
Last Modified:29 Sep 2010 00:10

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