Certification body “Ekoagros” is a public institution, which is the only certification body in Lithuania that carries out certification and control activities of organic production and the national quality agricultural and food products. Ekoagros has been established in 1997 by Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Health of Republic of Lithuania. So far, in 2017 Ekoagros is celebrating 20 years anniversary by pursuing high-quality services, implementing effective measures for sustainable development of organic and national quality products, constantly raising the most advanced quality management system standards for institution and its activities, applying to all customers the principals of equivalence and fairness.
Ekoagros meets LST EN ISO / IEC 17065:2012 standard and is accredited to certify organic plant, livestock, beekeeping, wild plant production, aquaculture, also processing of plant or animal origin food products and processes of production and handling of national quality agricultural and food products (NQP). These processes include not only annual inspections - also Ekoagros all year round carries out additional inspections of high-risk holdings or inspections of holdings selected according to the risk assessment analysis. Likewise, the employees of certification body constantly evaluate, analyze and summarize the information received from applicants, consumers and other sources.
The certification body is included into the list of approved control bodies working in the European Union. This approval allows Ekoagros to enter into contracts with economic entities and to inspect/certify them in accordance with the private standards such as Demeter, Bio Suisse, Naturland, CCPB, KRAV, etc.
From year 2017 Ekoagros is included in the list in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 and is recognised by European Commision as competent control body to carry out controls and issue certificates in third countries (Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan) for the purpose of equivalence to EU organic regulations.
CERTIFICATION BODY "EKOAGROS" offers you products from these product groups:
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