Soil Association is the main certification body of the United Kingdom and products with its logo are well known on the British market and are appreciated by consumers for the high level of guarantee offered.
The operator that wants to use Soil Association logo on products meant for this market, must be compliant with EC Reg. 834/07 and follow the procedure of product acceptance requested by Soil Association, by asking to www.soilassociation.org/international the request format and related standards that for some type of products have additional requirements to those stated in the EC Regulation.
ICEA is a body recognized by Soil Association and, on request of this latter, will take care to carry out the necessary inspections of the operator on the aim of verifying the respect of the specific standards.
ICEA will take care of sending check-lists and inspection documents to Soil Association.
Operators that have already ICEA Ifoam Accredited certification are already compliant with a good share of Soil Association requirements and can have a facilitate access to this certification.
The standards of referral and additional info can be found on www.soilassociation.org
Referent for the Scheme: Michela Coli firstname.lastname@example.org mobile: 39 340 6405400.