Standards

Bio-Siegel Germany

Bio-Siegel Germany

Governing Organization

Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV), Germany

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by verified bodies

Memberships

Government Affiliated

Sectors Covered

Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Issues Covered

Environmental Management, Organic, Water Related

Description

Since September 2001, all agricultural products and foodstuffs from organic farming may be labelled with the national Bio-Siegel (eco label) of Germany. The small hexagonal logo with the inscription "Bio" brings about clarity, uniformity and orientation for organic or eco products respectively. Consumers can rely on it: "If it says 'Bio' on the outside it contains organic products."

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