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:
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.
We strive to deal with your certification request in the shortest possible time and endeavor to answer your questions within three business days.
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
Tel. +49 511 8745 8230
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