OOrganic Standard was founded in 2007 by different Ukrainian organic stakeholders to become the first local inspection and certification body for organic production. By receiving accreditation of IOAS against Standards ISO Guide 17065 in 2009, Organic Standard became an internationally recognized inspection and certification body. Up to now, it has been the only Ukrainian organic certification body recognized by the European Union and Switzerland.
Organic Standard provides its inspection and certification services to more than 400 organic operators within Ukraine. It represents more than 70% of all organic operators in the country. Moreover, it controls a meaningful and growing number of operators in Belarus and Kazakhstan.
The company believes in its strength to be a local certification body with international recognition. To guarantee high quality of its services, Organic Standard builds on reliable control of organic operators through its proximity and professionalism of its staff while working in close partnership with different international control bodies. Organic Standard is a member of the European Organic Certifiers Council (EOCC) and the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM).