Organic Rules and Certification

Control body, Biokontroll Hungária, Hungary, 2009

Control body, Biokontroll Hungária, Hungary, 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

Comments on type , level and work areas

Besides Biokontrolls main activity, which is inspection and certification of organic food- and agricultural production, it publishes the Biokultúra Magazine, and takes part in several research programmes related to organic production and financed by EU or national resources.

Name of the authority/body

Biokontroll Hungária Nonprofit Kft.

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

HU-ÖKO-01

Accredited according to

Combinations of above or ISO65 accreditation with scope: “Other organic standards”

Comments on accreditation

The Control body is accredited with scope EC834/2007 and private European standards based on the IFOAM Basic Standards

Authority/body accredited by:

Nemzeti Akkreditalo Testület (NAT), IOAS

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

Yes

Address

Margit Krt. 1. III/16-17, HU-1027 Budapest, Hungary

Phone

+36 1 336 11 22

E-mail

biokontroll@biokontroll.hu

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.biokontroll.hu

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)]

2 / (3)

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which certification (and inspection) is offered in the country.

EC 834/2007, Biokontroll Standards

Titles of European organic standards (incl. the EC 834/2007) for which only inspection is offered in the country.

Biosuisse, Naturland, Demeter

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

US NOP (only inspection)

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.

1798

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.

431

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.

1367

Comments on annual turnover and fees

No publicly available information on certification and inspection fees on the web site.

Certification Systems Overview:Control authorities and bodies - certifiers
Certification by country:Hungary
Operators:All types of operators
Item type:Certification - Control authority and Control body
ID Code:2097
Deposited By:Beate Huber
Deposited On:26 Jul 2010 13:58
Last Modified:26 Jul 2010 13:58

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