B I S S A U   O R G A N I C

Organic production for a better world.

 

Organic Certification

To contact us:

Bissau Organic SL

 

Justino Lopes 14

Bissau - Centro

Post Box 3607

Guinea Bissau

00245 6396099

www.bissau-organic.com

 

Phone: 00245 6396099

Fax :     00245 1326466

Mobil: 00491734598332

E-mail: info@bissau-organic.com

 

 

Bissau Organic

 

Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products. In general, any business directly involved in food production can be certified, including seed suppliers, farmers, food processors, retailers and restaurants. Requirements vary from country to country, and generally involve a set of production standards for growing, storage, processing, packaging and shipping that include:

· avoidance of most synthetic chemical inputs (e.g. fertilizer, pesticides, antibiotics, food additives, etc), genetically modified organisms, irradiation, and the use of sewage sludge;

· use of farmland that has been free from synthetic chemicals for a   number of years (often, three or more);

· keeping detailed written production and sales records (audit trail);

· maintaining strict physical separation of organic products from non-certified products;

· undergoing periodic on-site inspections.

· In some countries, certification is overseen by the government, and commercial use of the term organic is legally restricted. Certified organic producers are also subject to the same agricultural, food safety and other government regulations that apply to non-certified producers.