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Naturland e.V.

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Naturland –Association for organic agriculture is a private certification body and an organic farmers association. Since 1982 Naturland promotes organic agriculture throughout the world and is currently active in 50 countries (state of December 2010). With its 53,000 farmers and over 500 manufacturers as Naturland partners, it is one of the major organic farming associations.

Naturland regards organic competence and social responsibility as interdependent. Social standards are an integral part of each Naturland certified product. Naturland certification standards range from organic food-production, organic aquaculture, sustainable capture fishery to processing and trade as well as non-food areas like organic forest management, organic cosmetics and organic textiles.

Since the beginning of 2010, members and partners of Naturland have the opportunity for voluntary Naturland Fair certification. Naturland: organic.social.fair – certification from one source.

Learn more: Naturland e.V. websiteExternal Site

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Conformity with Naturland e.V.'s standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

National Association for Organic Agriculture

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.

Organization type: 297295


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Year ecolabel est. 1982

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Cosmetics / Personal care Fish / Fisheries Food Forest products / Paper Textiles

Other categories: gastronomy


Where this ecolabel is found
Germany Mexico Sri Lanka



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Last updated: 20 January 2012