Organización Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA) is an Argentinian leader company in certification, highly recognized for its nationally and internationally professional career. Its international accreditations and endorsements allow the access of the products certified to the most demanding markets.
Its mission is to provide a qualified certification service, reliable and transparent to the consumer, based on advanced scientific principles, clear and precise methodologies, and independent of commercial interests.
Since 1991, OIA operates as organic certifier of vegetal, animal and processed products, accompanying the Argentinian organic market from the beginnings. Following the global trend in food and the consumer demand for food safety and quality, OIA expands its certification experience as a quality certifier for conventional products of agricultural, industrial and fishing origin.
OIA offers a wide range of certifications: Organic Products, Traceability, Preserved Identity (NO GMO), Protocols in Food Quality Attributes, Argentine Food, Sustainable Fisheries (MSC), GLOBALG.A.P., Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Natural Cosmetics, Organic Textiles - GOTS.
The implementation of inspection and audit mechanisms are necessary to support the fulfillment of the production system in each stage of the process, until the product reaches the consumer's hands. The OIA’s logo that accompanies the product certified states that it has been complied with the rules and / or the production systems. Also, it provides confidence and accuracy to the consumer regarding the producer, processor and marketer of that product.
OIA is a member of the Argentinean National Commission for Organic Agriculture, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the Advisory Committee of the Argentinean National Agrofood Quality Service (SENASA), the Argentinean National Development Plan for Organic Agriculture, Organic Trade Association (OTA), and is a founding partner of MAPO (Argentinean Movement for Organic Production).