CERES – CERtification of Environmental Standards – refers to “Ceres”, the ancient Roman goddess of agriculture, who was equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter. She represented the plenitude of crops and was a symbol for soil fertility.

CERES offers inspection and certification services in the areas of organic farming and food processing, good agricultural practice, good manufacturing practice in the food industry, organic textiles, and sustainable biofuel production. CERES works towards the following quality goals:

  1. Transparency
    We are transparent regarding our criteria, policies and standard interpretation. Our policies are available to the public and clients do not need to worry about suddenly being faced with new, unexpected requirements.
  2. Efficiency
    We strive to deal with your certification request in the shortest possible time and endeavor to answer your questions within three business days.
  3. Partnership
    We provide you with the necessary tools to auto-assess your farm’s or company’s compliance with relevant standards and define corrective measures and believe in operator responsibility.

Experienced and well trained CERES inspectors can perform inspections for you in:

CERES has a dedicated office in Southern Africa situated near Cape Town:

Certification of Environmental Standards South Africa (Pty) Ltd t/a CERES ZA

PO Box 16                                                        Uitzicht Plass
Vlottenburg                                                     Polkadraai M12
7604                                                                 Stellenbosch, 7604
South Africa                                                    South Africa

Office:  +27 21 007 1962
Fax:      +27 866 139 111 
Cell:     +27 82 411 3140 

Tel.  +49 511  8745 8230

Sönke Hobbensiefken. soenke@ceres-cert.co.za


Generic email address:  ceres‎@‎ceres-cert.com
Website:                           ‎www.ceres-cert.com

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