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Ecocert organic certification

Ecocert is an international organic certification body. It was established in France in 1991 by agronomists in order to develop environmentally friendly agriculture, while also offering a form of recognition to farmers committed to this method of production.

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Ecocert is an international organic certification system based in Europe. It has developed its own set of rigorous standards for the inspection and certification of products, systems and services. Ecocert Southern Africa was established in 2004.

Ecocert certifies a range of products and services including:

  • Natural and organic cosmetics.
  • Natural cleaning products.
  • Natural and organic home perfumes.
  • Paintings and coatings products from natural origin.
  • EFT (Ecocert Fair Trade) – Organic and fair trade products.
  • Eve® (Ecological green spaces).
  • Inputs eligible for use in organic farming (fertilisers, phytosanitary products, etc).
  • Environmentally friendly production of aquatic plants and their processing (Spirulina, food supplements).

(Read more about services in South Africa here)

Ecocert itself is accredited by French Accreditation Committee (France), the USDA NOP (United States), and the Japanse Agricultural Standard. Further, it has recognition from private bodies (Biodyvin, Bio Suisse, Demeter) and public bodies (China, Colombia, South Korea, India, Turkey).

Ecocert Southern Africa Wynberg Mews 1 Brodie Road Wynberg

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