Ekoagros is a public institution, which is the only control authority in Lithuania that carries out certification and control activities of organic production. Ekoagros has been established in 1997 by Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Health of Republic of Lithuania.
Ekoagros more than 20 years has been working by pursuing high-quality services, implementing effective measures for sustainable development of organic products, constantly raising the most advanced quality management system standards for institution and its activities, applying to all customers the principles of equivalence and fairness, being proud of professional and multilingual staff.
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. Ekoagros is included into the list of approved list of control bodies and control authorities working in the European Union. This approval allows Ekoagros to enter into contracts with economic entities and to inspect them in accordance with the private standards such as Demeter, Bio Suisse, Naturland, CCPB, KRAV, VLOG "Ohne Gentechnik"and National Standard for Organic Products of the Republic of China.
From year, 2017 Ekoagros is included in the list in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 and is recognized by European Commission as competent control authority to carry out controls and issue certificates in third countries: Ukraine (UA-BIO-170) Russia (RU-BIO-170), Belarus (BY-BIO-170), Kazakhstan (KZ-BIO-170) and Tajikistan (TJ-BIO-170) for the purpose of equivalence to EU organic regulations.
From year 2017 Ekoagros is accredited certifying agent to perform certification activities on crops, wild crops and livestock and handling operations on behalf of USDA under the NOP. The accreditation is granted pursuant to the provisions of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 and the USDA organic regulations (7 CFR Part 205).
Ekoagros is a member of the Quavera association, the European Organic Certifiers Council (EOCC), IFOAM International and IFOAM EU.