BIOHellas develops with integrity and credibility in the field of organic products certification providing reliable services aiming to the protection of the consumer and the environment as well as to the improvement of foods and other agricultural products’ quality.
It controls and certifies food companies that cover the whole chain of foodstuff, from animal farms to food retailers and export industries and it has more than 9.000 customers. It employs more than 100 specialised scientists for the execution of inspections and the research/support of organic agriculture. BIOHellas is engaged in the research for the Development of Inspection and Certification Systems at Balkans.
Inspection Institute for Organic Products “BIOHellas” was founded in 2001 and was approved by the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food as Inspection and Certification body for organic products (European Union code GR-BIO-03).
In 2002 it was accredited by the National Accreditation System (ESYD) according to ELOT EN 45011/ISO 65 Standard as an Inspection Body able to certify organic products.
BIO Hellas is an official certification body in Bulgaria with the code BG-BIO-10 and an approved certification body in Moldova.
BIOHELLAS is a member of IFOAM and HellasCert.
According to the Organic Certification Directory 2008 (a special edition of the Organic Standard) BIOHELLAS is among the top ten of Inspection and Certification Bodies worldwide.
The BIOHellas Institute provides certification services according to:
- EU Regulation 834/2007,
And Inspection services in collaboration with foreign Certification Bodies for the standards:
- Demeter (Biodynamic agricultural),
- Inspection and certification services according to the private standards:
(BIO Hellas’ Private Standard for Mass Catering Certification)
(Certification of Organic and Natural Cosmetics)