Bios S.r.l. is a private control and certification body operating mainly in organic certification standards (mainly EC Reg. 834/2007, associated EOCC) but also according to other accredited Agri-food private standards (such as GLOBALGAP, ISO 22005:2008 Traceability in food chains, National agriculture production standards).
Bios S.r.l. started its activity in Italy in 1999. Officially accredited by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural Policies, in 2004 it started its activity in Romania and in 2007 it was accredited against GLOBALGAP certification standard (Fruits and Veg.).
Since 2004 Bios is working in the voluntary field of greenhouse gases emissions reduction and carbon credits generation. The current standard βNEUTRAL was ratified in June 2012 and is meant to calculate, reduce and offset GHG emissions and to generate carbon credits to be traded in the voluntary market.
Voluntary standard on natural and organic cosmetics BiosCosmetic has been developed in 2016 to certify products free from GMOs and ionizing radiations and environmentally friendly thanks to the preference in use given to organic raw material, packaged in recyled or biodegradable materials.