Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Biokont CZ, Czech Republic, 2009

Control body, Biokont CZ, Czech Republic, 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

Both certification and inspection

Name of the authority/body

Biokont CZ, s.r.o.

Start year for doing organic certification and/or inspection

2006

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

CZ-BIOKONT-03

Accredited according to

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

Authority/body accredited by:

Czech Accreditation Institute (EC 834/2007)

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

No

Address

Měřičkova 34, CZ-621 00 Brno, Czech Republic

Phone

+420 731471708

E-mail

info@biokont.cz

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.biokont.cz

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Roman Rozsypal (director and inspector), phone +420 731471708, email: rozsypal@biokont.cz

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 / (1)

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.

Bioland

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.

662

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.

192

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.

537

Number of employees (full-time, part time and free lance) in "full time years" involved in organic certification and/or inspection in the country

6

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

Besides 537 farmers 142 processors,6 importers and 44 other operators of which 39 traders (distributors) and 5 producers of seed and feeds are certified in 2008.

Annual turnover [in €] from organic certification and/or inspection in the country

120000

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic farmers in the country

Basic fee: 8.4 € + travel costs: 24.4 € excl VAT; variable fee according to the size of the holding: 1,2 €/ha + inspector's time, which is priced at 14.3 €/15 minutes. Holdings with parallel conventional production must pay extra 20%.

Certification fees and inspection fees for organic processors in the country

Basic fee: 8.4 € + travel costs: 24.4 € excl. VAT; Variable fee according to size of the annual organic turnover: Less than 200000 €: 78.8 €, 200000 - 800000 €: 201.7 € , > 800000 €: 399.2 €, plus inspector's time which is priced at 14.3 €/15 minutes. Processors with parallel conventional production must pay extra 20%.

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

http://www.biokont.cz/pivot/entry.php?id=96

Number of new operators in the country in 2008

3

Number of operators in the country, which have left in 2008

10

Number of withdrawals of operator authorisations in the country in 2008

0

Comments on gain and loss of customers in 2008 and withdrawal of authorisations in the country

2008 was an average year.

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Czech Republic
Operators:Farm suppliers (feed + fertilizers etc.)
Importers
Processors
Packing departments
Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:2015
Deposited By:Lukas Zagata
Deposited On:11 Aug 2010 16:28
Last Modified:30 Sep 2010 10:24

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