EcolabelIndex

All ecolabels in Europe on food

Alphabetical index of 73 ecolabels.

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4C Association logo

4C Association

The 4C Association is a multi-stakeholder organization that brings together actors that are committed to addressing the sustainability issues of the coffee sector in a pre-competitive manner. The members of the 4C Association include coffee farmers (both big and small), traders (importers and exporters), industry players (coffee roasters and retailers) and civil society (non-governmental organizations, …

AB (Agriculture Biologique) logo

AB (Agriculture Biologique)

France's national logo for organic products since 1985. Organic products carrying the logo must contain more than 95 percent organic components, and be produced or processed within the EU, and were certified by one of the inspection bodies accredited according to EN 45011.

L'Agence Bio began managing and promoting the label in 2008.



AENOR Medio Ambiente logo

AENOR Medio Ambiente

Type I ecolabel system aimed at recognizing environmental friendly products or services. Certification procedure based on auditing and labs test. The program will mark those products with less environmental impacts. It is mainly oriented to consumer products.



AIAB (Italian Association for Organic Agriculture) logo

AIAB (Italian Association for Organic Agriculture)

Italian Association for Organic Agriculture's certification. They certify organic products and companies in a broad range of categories, including:

  • food
  • detergents
  • farms
  • cosmetics
  • stores
  • bio-fibres


AMA Biozeichen logo

AMA Biozeichen

Established by the Ministry of Agriculture as a unique label for the different organic food producers’ associations. It is only given for food produced by organic farming. There are two versions of the label, one without specification of the origin (black label) and one with specification of the origin (red label).



AfOR Compost Certified logo

AfOR Compost Certified

The AfOR compost certification rules highlight the circumstances under which compost can be considered a ‘product’ and when it is regarded as ‘waste’ and remark that any composts sold in England and Wales for any use must comply with the PAS 100 & CQP (the British Standards Institution's Publicly Available Specification for Composted Materials and the Environment Agency and Waste and …

Aquaculture Stewardship Council logo

Aquaculture Stewardship Council

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) offers standards for aquaculture and for the seafood chain of custody.

The standards are being developed by the Aquaculture Dialogues in compliance with the guidelines for standard setting established by the International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labeling Alliance (ISEAL).

The certification according to these standards …

BIO Hellas logo

BIO Hellas

BIO Hellas is an accredited certification body that provides Inspection and Certification services for the organic products according to:

  • The Regulation EC 834/2007 & 889/2008
  • The NOP/ USDA Regulation.

Also provides inspection services for the organic products according to:

  • Naturland standard
  • Biosuisse standard
  • Demeter …

BIO Hotels logo

BIO Hotels

This certification covers organic and regional products in Hotels.

BIO Hotels uses only organic certified products that meet the standard of Bioland or similar ecolabels. Up to three exceptions are allowed.

For wild harvesting exceptions are generally allowed but the product must be sustainably certified. For beverage the standard is also only organic quality. Up to three exceptions …

BIODAR logo

BIODAR

Biodar produced foodstuffs are the harvest and products produced on Slovenian farms operated according to international IFOAM basic standards.



Best Aquaculture Practices logo

Best Aquaculture Practices

The Best Aquaculture Practices Certified (BAP Certified) mark on retail packaging tells consumers that seafood came from BAP certified aquaculture facilities.

The Best Aquaculture Practices standards, developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, form the basis for BAP certification. The standards specifically protect biodiversity and worker rights within a program that addresses environmental, …

Bio Suisse logo

Bio Suisse

Indicates fully organic, produced in Switzerland.

More than 90% of the raw materials come from Switzerland.



Bio-Siegel logo

Bio-Siegel

All agricultural products produced according to the requirements outlined in the EU Regulation on Organic Farming , as referenced in the German Organic Food Labelling Act, are permitted to use the Bio-Siegel label.

At least 95% of of the agricultural ingredients contained in processed products must come from organic production.



BioForum Biogarantie and Ecogarantie logo

BioForum Biogarantie and Ecogarantie

Biogarantie ® is a Belgian organic label. It is also recognised at the European level but puts more stringent conditions, for example, by prohibiting the use of nitrite salts in meat products. Additional standards are developed under the Biogarantie ® specifications for areas not yet covered by European Regulation 834/2007 such as catering, pet food and textiles.

Ecogarantie ® is the …

Biokreis logo

Biokreis

The Biokreis is a non-governmental organisation. Its goals are:

  • to help farmers to grow organically,
  • to bring farmers and manufacturers together - regionally and on a fair basis,
  • to promote organic agriculture,
  • to inform consumers about organic agriculture and a healthy lifestyle.


Bioland logo

Bioland

Based on the organic-biological method the Bioland farmers gave themselves organic farming standards, which they continuously maintained, adapted and developed, so that it now includes all aspects of a modern ecological agricultural production, animal husbandry as well as food processing. All Bioland members and contract partners submit to the Bioland inspection system. The compliance with the Bioland …

Bird Friendly Coffee logo

Bird Friendly Coffee

Identifies and verifies through third-party, independent inspection and certification that coffee has been grown using shade management practices that provide good bird habitats. Shade characteristics must meet science-based criteria developed from ornithological field work. Only allows organic certifiers to issue the Bird Friendly label on organically certified coffees.



Bonsucro logo

Bonsucro

Bonsucro is a multi-stakeholder association established to reduce the environmental and social impacts of sugarcane, by designing a Standard and program to transform the sugarcane industry. Bonsucro certified sugarcane products, processes and services will soon be available for purchase. Bonsucro certified products and companies will be third-party verified by Bonsucro's Standard, which provides …

C.A.F.E. Practices logo

C.A.F.E. Practices

Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices evaluates, recognizes and rewards producers of high-quality sustainably grown coffee for Starbucks stores. C.A.F.E. Practices is a green coffee sourcing guideline with third-party evaluation. C.A.F.E. Practices seeks to ensure that Starbucks sources sustainably grown and processed coffee by evaluating the economic, social and environmental aspects of …

California Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF logo

California Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF

CCOF promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocacy.

CCOF offers an expedited organic certification program for farmers and growers that need certification in less than 12 weeks.



Carbon Reduction Label logo

Carbon Reduction Label

The Carbon Reduction Label is a public commitment that the carbon footprint of a product or service has been measured and certified and the owner of the product or service has committed to reduce that footprint over the following two years. The footprint that has been calculated will have been rigorously measured and be comparable based on the PAS2050 standard and Footprint Expert™. This will …

Carrefour Eco-Planete logo

Carrefour Eco-Planete

The Group has developed the Carrefour Agir Éco Planète range, which comprises products that are certified (European Ecolabel, FSC, MSC and so on) or which carry an external support.

In 2007, the HPC range was extended to include 13 eco-label products marketed in four countries: France, Belgium, Spain and Greece.

The non-food sector also offers Agir Éco Planète products, …

Climatop logo

Climatop

The aim of climatop is to label the most climate friendly products and services (best-in-class). Similar products of a product family (functional unit) are compared with respect to their environmental emissions. Products that cause CO2-eq emissions that are generally 20% lower, receive the label. Only products that have an environmental balance, which is at least equal or better than the one of …

Danish Ø-mark logo

Danish Ø-mark

The designation ‘organic' (økologisk) and the Danish eco-label (the red Ø symbol) may only be used on milk, meats, eggs,cereals, vegetables etc. from farms authorised for organic production.The Department of Organic Farming checks that organic farms complywith the rules applicable to both organic plant and animal husbandry.They inspect enterprises producing or marketing organic feeding stuffs, …

Delinat Bio Garantie logo

Delinat Bio Garantie

Delinat Bio Garantie is a product label for the company Delinat, which makes wine from controlled organic production. The Delinat standards are centered around the concept of "biodiversity" and go beyond the general organic standards to include social requirements.

The following requirements must be met:

-all organic-certified grapes

-biological management of the entire …

Deutsches Güteband Wein (DLG) logo

Deutsches Güteband Wein (DLG)

The DLG quality label German Ribbon of Quality for Wine (Deutsches Güteband Wein) sets quality standards for wine that go beyond the statutory requirements. In addition to sensory demands made of the wine, the label also covers requirements regarding wine growing and further processing of the wine. Wine growing must be pursued in an environmentally sound manner, with restricted use of pesticides, …

Dolphin Safe / Dolphin Friendly logo

Dolphin Safe / Dolphin Friendly

The Earth Island Institute monitors tuna companies around the world to ensure the tuna is caught by methods that do not harm dolphins and protect the marine ecosystem. In order for tuna to be considered “Dolphin Safe”, it must meet the following standards: 1. No intentional chasing, netting or encirclement of dolphins during an entire tuna fishing trip; 2. No use of drift gill nets to catch …

EQUITRADE logo

EQUITRADE

The EQUITRADE logo is found on products with raw materials originating from a poor community, and which it also tries to ensure are manufactured, packaged and marketed from there too.



EU organic products label logo

EU organic products label

The organic product label indicates that the product has been grown within sustainable cultivation systems. Foods may only be marked as "organic" if at least 95% of their agricultural ingredients are organic. Organic ingredients in non-organic food may be listed as organic in the list of ingredients, as long as this food has been produced in accordance with the organic legislation. In order to …

Ecocert logo

Ecocert

Ecocert is a certification body for sustainable development. It is an inspection and certification body established in France by agronomists aware of the need to develop environmentally friendly agriculture and of the importance of offering some form of recognition to those committed to this method of production. From its creation, Ecocert is specialized in the certification of organic agricultural …

Environmental Product Declaration logo

Environmental Product Declaration

The overall goal of an Environmental Product Declaration, EPD, is to provide relevant, verified and comparable information to meet various customer and market needs. The International EPD® System has the ambition to help and support organisations to communicate the environmental performance of their products (goods and services) in a credible and understandable way.



Estonian Organic Farming logo

Estonian Organic Farming

Organic farming label from Estonia.The label is awarded to producers or handlers whose enterprise has been approved on the basis of the Organic Farming Act. The conditions for using an organic label in the European Union are thesame as those applicable for the national organic label.



Fair Trade Organization Mark logo

Fair Trade Organization Mark

This mark is available to member organizations that meet the requirements of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) monitoring system and identifies them as registered Fair Trade Organizations.

WFTO is working with Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO) on a Quality Management System for Fair Trade.



Fair for Life

"Fair for life" is a brand neutral third party certification programme for social accountability and fair trade in agricultural, manufacturing and trading operations. The programme complements existing fair trade certification systems

Social accountability and fair trade have become important indicators to select business partners in a global market place. Existing systems unfortunately …

FairWild logo

FairWild

FairWild aims to provide a worldwide framework for implementing a sustainable, fair and value-added management and trading system for wild-collected natural ingredients and products thereof.

FairWild offers a Total Quality Management System to assure buyers that FairWild Certified products are sourced and produced in a socially and ecologically sound way.

FairWild encourages sustainable …

Fairtrade logo

Fairtrade

Fairtrade is an ethical trade system that puts people first. Fairtrade offers farmers and workers in developing countries a better deal, and the opportunity to improve their lives and invest in their future. Fairtrade gives consumers the opportunity to help reduce poverty and instigate change through everyday shopping.

When a product carries the FAIRTRADE Certification Mark, it means the …

Friend of the Sea logo

Friend of the Sea

Friend of the Sea Approved Fisheries:

  • target stocks which are not overexploited
  • use fishing methods which don't impact the seabed, and
  • generate less than average 8% discards.


Global Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) logo

Global Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)

Global G.A.P. is a private sector body that sets voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe. The aim is to establish one standard for Good Agricultural Practice with different product applications capable of fitting to the whole of global agriculture.

The standard is primarily designed to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by …

Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award logo

Good Shopping Guide Ethical Award

The aim of the Ethical Company Organisation is to set an independent benchmark for corporate social responsibility. The Ethical Accreditation scheme enables companies and brands to display an independently-verified bill of health across the fields of people, animal welfare and the environment.



Green Crane: Ukraine logo

Green Crane: Ukraine

Green Crane is a voluntary, multiple specifications based environmental labelling program that operates to international standards and principles. It is awarded to products with relatively less environmental impact compared to similar products, during their entire life cycle, from extracting and collecting the product materials, to the manufacturing, distribution, use and consumption, disposal, …

HAND IN HAND logo

HAND IN HAND

Private fairtrade program of the company Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH which is a supplier of organic products.

From the very beginning of dealing with producers from the Southern countries (the so-called developing countries) not only the quality of the organic products but also the quality of the cooperation with the producers was important for us.

The primary aim of Rapunzel Naturkost …

IMO Certified logo

IMO Certified

The Institute for Marketecology (IMO) is an international agency for inspection, certification and quality assurance of eco-friendly products. For more than 20 years, IMO has been active in the field of organic certification but it is also active in the sectors of natural textiles, sustainable forestry, and social accountability monitoring.



Krav logo

Krav

Krav develops organic standards, inspects to these standards and promotes the KRAV label. The label is a tool to implement “The goal of organic production ” into the entire chain of custody from production of raw materials to the consumer (for food and other agricultural products).

Standards encompass many factors so that the entire production system and the surrounding environment …

LEAF Marque logo

LEAF Marque

The LEAF Marque brings you food produced by farmers who are committed to improving the environment for the benefit of wildlife and the countryside.

Our mission enables farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities

Everyone can be involved with LEAF, farmers, the food chain and the consumer.



Luomu Sun Sign logo

Luomu Sun Sign

Denotes controlled organic production. The official label of the Finnish inspection authorities; owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.



Luomuliitto - The Ladybird label logo

Luomuliitto - The Ladybird label

It is granted to farmers, food processors and farm input manufacturers who produce organic products according to the standards of Luomuliitto. The standards require a certified quality control system and that at least 75 per cent of the ingredients of the labeled products are of Finnish origin.



Marine Stewardship Council logo

Marine Stewardship Council

The MSC fisheries standard has 3 overarching principles that every fishery must prove that it meets:

Principle 1: Sustainable fish stocks The fishing activity must be at a level which is sustainable for the fish population. Any certified fishery must operate so that fishing can continue indefinitely and is not overexploiting the resources.

Principle 2: Minimising environmental impact Fishing …

Max Havelaar logo

Max Havelaar

The Max Havelaar Foundation awards a quality label to products that have been produced according to principles of fair trade. Through fair trade, it contributes to improving the living and working conditions of small farmers and agricultural workers in disadvantaged regions. The Max Havelaar Foundation is a member of the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) and complies with their …

Milieukeur: the Dutch environmental quality label logo

Milieukeur: the Dutch environmental quality label

Milieukeur is the Dutch environmental quality label for products and services. There are Milieukeur criteria for a wide variety of food products, consumer products and services, ranging from vegetables, potatoes, fruit, beer, pork, trees and plants to concrete products, fire extinguishers, florists, butchers, green electricity and car washes.

The Milieukeur criteria relate to the entire …

Naturland e.V. logo

Naturland e.V.

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 …

Neuland

Das Neuland-Zeichen kennzeichnet Fleisch und Fleischprodukte, die aus einer artgerechten und umweltschonenden Nutztierhaltung stammen. Die Kennzeichnung beruht auf Richtlinien, die Kriterien über die Haltung, Fütterung, Transport etc. enthalten. Der Schwerpunkt der Richtlinien liegt auf einer artgerechten Tierhaltung.



Nordic Ecolabel or "Swan" logo

Nordic Ecolabel or "Swan"

Demonstrates that a product is a good environmental choice. The "Swan" symbol, as it is known in Nordic countries, is available for 65 product groups.

The Swan checks that products fulfill certain criteria using methods such as samples from independent laboratories, certificates and control visits.

Each Nordic country has local offices with the responsibility for criteria development, …

Organic Farmers & Growers Certification logo

Organic Farmers & Growers Certification

Organic Farmers & Growers label indicates product meets UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) regulations for organic production and processing in the UK.



Organic Food Federation logo

Organic Food Federation

Certification of Organic operations and products.



Preservando El Medio Ambiente (Preserving the Environment)

Private label for wine grown in spain according to ecological principles and life cycle environmental aspects - including using solar & biomass power in production plants, and recycling of process wastewater.



Processed Chlorine Free logo

Processed Chlorine Free

Processed Chlorine Free (PCF) audits require a chain of custody for all raw materials, measures the impact of a manufacturing process on the environment: water and energy use, chemistry, carbon gas releases, reviews environmental policy and permit compliance, reviews ethical management practices and compliance, financial performance, product stewardship, public information, funding of research and …

RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil logo

RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification is a seal of approval that the palm oil used in the product is produced sustainably and volumes are traceable. Producers are certified through strict verification of the production process by accredited ceritifying agencies and may be withdrawn at any time on infringement of the rules and standards. The certified sustainable palm oil (RSPO …

Rainforest Alliance Certified logo

Rainforest Alliance Certified

The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal ensures that a product comes from a farm or forest operation that meets comprehensive standards that protect the environment and promote the rights and well-being of workers, their families and communities. Products that carry the green frog seal include coffee, tea, chocolate, fruit, ready to drink beverages and juices, flowers, paper and tissue products, …

SEE What You Are Buying Into logo

SEE What You Are Buying Into

SEE What You Are Buying Into is a labelling scheme for businesses that are open and honest about their Social, Environmental and Ethical (SEE) policies and practices.

To use the SEE Logo, a company completes the SEE Questionnaire, developed in collaboration with leading NGOs. Businesses guarantee the accuracy and veracity of their responses and publish them on the SEE What You Are Buying …

SIP Certified logo

SIP Certified

The Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certification program offers consumers a way to ensure that the wines they enjoy are coming from vineyards and companies fully committed to protecting natural and human resources. Developed in 2008 by the Vineyard Team and based on over 20 years of work in sustainable farming, the SIP Certification program encompass the many interrelated elements of the whole …

SMaRT Consensus Sustainable Product Standards logo

SMaRT Consensus Sustainable Product Standards

Sustainable Materials Rating Technology or SMaRT, is the consensus sustainable products standard and label for building products, fabric, apparel, textile & flooring, covering over 80% of the world’s products with environmental, social, & economic criteria.

It is the result of 17 years of standardization with six national votes of consensus approvals involving thousands of professionals.

SMaRT …

Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS) logo

Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS)

The Singapore Green Labeling Scheme (SGLS) aims to help the public identify environment-friendly products that meet certain eco-standards specified by the scheme and seeks to encourage the level of eco-consumerism in Singapore as well as to identify the growing demand for greener products in the market. The scheme hopes to encourage manufacturers to design and manufacture with the environment in …

Skal Eko Symbol logo

Skal Eko Symbol

A process and product certification for agricultural products originating from organic production methods. The regulations for organic production consists of European and Dutch legislation and regulations by Skal.



Soil Association Organic Standard logo

Soil Association Organic Standard

Organic certification for farmers, growers, food processors and packers, retailers, caterers, textile producers, health and beauty manufacturers and importers, in the UK and internationally.



Sustainable Agricultural Network logo

Sustainable Agricultural Network

The SAN awards the Rainforest Alliance Certified eco-label to farms (not companies or products). Farmers may apply for certification for all land in production and companies may request that all of their source farms be certified.

Certifies farms for coffee, bananas, cocoa, orange, pineapple, flower and fern farms according to environmental and social standards.

Some smaller …

TerraCycle logo

TerraCycle

TerraCycle runs national waste collection programs in 10 countries where non-recyclable post-consumer waste (used candy wrappers, tooth brushes, pens, juice pouches and many other categories of waste) is collected and made into new products and materials. The TerraCycle logo informs a consumer that the product or package is no longer waste, and can be collected and sent (postage paid) to TerraCycle. …

Totally Chlorine Free logo

Totally Chlorine Free

We believe that no matter where a product is being manufactured that we can measure the impacts on the environment using a on a Sustainability Index = Environmental Policy + Environmental Management + Mill Process + Forestry Certification + Environmental Risk Management + Product Stewardship + Public Information + Environmental Compliance + Employee Recognition. We also know that by eliminating …

UTZ Certified logo

UTZ Certified

Sustainability is important for everyone. After all, our future is at stake. In order to be able to make a substantial contribution to sustainability, UTZ CERTIFIED has adopted a practical approach, working together with existing brands. The manufacturers of these brands need raw materials on a large scale – raw materials that are produced by farmers in developing countries. By increasing the …

Vitality Leaf logo

Vitality Leaf

"Vitality Leaf" was developed by the Russian NGO Non-profit partnership Ecological Union in 2001, is officially registered, open and clear for all potential participants.

Member of the Global Ecolabelling Network since 2007.

Certified member of the Global Ecolabelling Network’s Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System (GENICES) since 2011.

Criteria for certification …

Whole Trade™ Guarantee logo

Whole Trade™ Guarantee

The products in this Wholefoods Market program must meet specific criteria that demand quality in four areas of responsibility: meets quality standards, provides more money to producers, ensures better wages and working conditions for workers, and Cares for the environment.

Whole Foods works with TransFair USA and the Rainforest Alliance to ensure the transparency and integrity of the program. …

Wholesome Food Association logo

Wholesome Food Association

The Wholesome Food Association local symbol scheme is a low-cost, grassroots alternative to organic certification for people in the UK who are growing or producing food for sale in their local region.

Members of the WFA who abide by our food production standards and sell their produce locally are entitled to use our quality symbol to certify their production methods.



WindMade logo

WindMade

Windmade™ is a consumer label identifying products and companies using wind energy. WindMade™ is dedicated to increasing corporate investments in wind power by informing consumers about companies’ use of wind energy, and increasing demand for products that embrace this clean and renewable energy source.

To use the WindMade label for their communications or products, WindMade members …

Ø-label: Norway logo

Ø-label: Norway

Aims to safeguard Norway's organic future. All providers of organic products in Norway are part of Debio's inspection scheme, which includes all activities from farm to table.

Debio's regular inspections ensure that products meet the requirements for marketing organic products under the Norwegian "Ø-label", which certifies organic production.




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