Fruit and vegetables may only be labelled ´organic´ if they are grown in accordance with a set of national and international standards. These standards are laid down in law by the national and international governments concerned. The government of each country assigns a supervisory body to check that regulations are being followed, to conduct annual audits, implement certification and impose sanctions where necessary. In this way, consumers can be sure that the organic products they buy really are organic.
• Food Safety (residue and microbiology)
• Social standards
• Product quality
• Presentation, freshness, taste and shelf life