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ABIO

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Associação de Agricultores Biológicos do Estado do Rio de Janeiro is providing certification of organic farming. Criteria of the ABIO have been developed based on the parameters of the International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movements - IFOAM. The ABIO certfied farms are inspected on a continuous basis. Farming sites, their products, water and soiles are sampled and undergo laboratory analysis with certain periodicity to ensure compliance.

Learn more: ABIO websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with ABIO's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Associação de Agricultores Biológicos do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 1985

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Food


Where this ecolabel is found
Brazil



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Last updated: 30 April 2014