CCPB Srl is an Inspection and Certification Body for agrifood and “no food” products obtained thru Organic and eco-friendly production.
In order to carry on its activities, CCPB has all the Authorizations & Accreditations. We count Italian Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Policy (MIPAAFT), the accreditation for Regulation CE 834/07 for organic agriculture, the accreditation in compliance with rule UNI CEI EN 45011 and the authorizations in Usa, Japan, Canada and Switzerland. In UK, Germany, France, Norway, Brasil, Sweden and South Corea, furthermore, CCPB offers inspection services for national organic standards. The European Commission has also recognized CCPB as equivalent certification body (according to Reg. CE 834/07) in over 40 third countries.
CCPB headquarters are located in Bologna – Italy with five branches all over the Mediterranean area and is authorized by their respective agriculture ministries: IMC Egypt, IMC Tunisia, IMC Turkey, IMC Lebanon and IMC Morocco.
In addition to Organic production, CCPB operates in compliance with the most important international standards in order to offer an agrifood product certification able to guarantee integration between natural inputs and a reduction of chemical inputs such as Globalgap, Integrated Pest Management, Traceability system in agrifood sector, Vegan products, GMO-free Products, protected geographical indications for typical wine and food and the “Conosci il tuo pasto” (Know your meal) standard for food service and tourism. In the sustainable market, CCPB offers several certification schemes related to environmental product performances (EPD) and carbon off set assessment. In no food sector, CCPB offers certification services for cosmetics and personal care, detergents, textiles and organic method for green areas (Bio-Habitat).
Today CCPB certifies more than 13.000 companies, about 11.500 of which in the Organic food production branch. Among these companies we count large retailers, small and medium companies, start ups. About one third of the total Italian Organic market turnover is certified by CCPB. Certification is very strategic for the growth of environmental brands. Many studies show that certification improves the quality of the product and its environmental impact ensures food safety, improves productive processes and it is an unreplaceable service of trust towards the consumers. Our website www.ccpb.it supplies all information about our certification services, an overview on the regulations and laws, news on the activities of promotion and events organized by CCPB and a brief sum of the Company chart and management.