Organic Rules and Certification

Standards owner, Österreichischer Demeter-Bund, Austria, 2009

Standards owner, Österreichischer Demeter-Bund, Austria, 2009. [Certification - Standards owners]

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Other (etc.) (Demeter Logo)

Name of these organic standards

Demeter Richtlinien Österreich

Standard acronym if different from the name


Level of use of the organic standard


Comment on the use of the organic standard and additional subjects covered

Austrian Demeter standards, based on the International Demeter standards. There are several Demeter Standards - for producers - for processors - labelling Standards - bee keeping - Demeter beer and Demeter wine

Names of European countries and/or regions where these organic standards are used


Link to the most recent version of these organic standards if publicly available

Name of the organic standards owner

Österreichischer Demeter-Bund

Acroym of the standard owner if different from the name

Demeter Österreich


Theresianumgasse 11, A-1040 Wien, Austria


+43 (0)1 3794701


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Private or public organic standards owner


Type of standards owner

International Organisation/umbrella organisation, e.g. Demeter

Comments on type of standards owner

Local Demeter association since 1969, now organised with other Demeter associations under the umbrella of Demeter International, which was founded for closer co-operation in the legal, economic and spiritual spheres. Presently Demeter International has 16 members from Demeter organisations from Europe, America, Africa and New Zealand. Thus Demeter-International represents around 4.200 Demeter producers in 43 countries.

Type of logo


Comments on logo and the certification and inspection system for the standard

International Demeter logo uses. Demeter Austria performs Demeter certification in Austria based on the inspection reports provided by the organic control bodies.

Total number of operators (incl. farmers) in the country certified according to these organic standards


Number of organic farmers certified according to these organic standards


Number of organic processors certified according to these organic standards


Special license fee claimed for the use of the logo apart from the certification costs


What is the price of the licence fee for various user categories (farmers, processors etc.)

? Number of farmers and processors are from 2010.

Comments on employees in "full-time years" and turnover

Certification Systems Overview:Standards owners
Certification by country:Austria
Item type:Certification - Standards owners
ID Code:2032
Deposited By:Florentine Meinshausen
Deposited On:16 Aug 2010 10:50
Last Modified:16 Aug 2010 10:50

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