ACERTA has obtained ENAC accreditation for the Leaf Marque standard certification.
With this new accreditation, ACERTA already has 16 accredited scopes, including IFS Food, IFS Logistics, BRCGS Food Safety, Integrated Production and 10 from GLOBALG.AP, in addition to the almost 20 authorizations from standards promoting bodies and the certifications that They are also carried out under accreditation from ACERTA R&D&i.
For this reason, ACERTA is in the TOP20 of the main agri-food certification entities worldwide, both due to the geographical breadth of its scope of activity and the number of accredited certification scopes.
In addition, the serious and technically flawless work carried out since 1998 allows the main international promoters of certifiable standards to always value ACERTA with very positive ratings, which consolidates its prestige and maintains it as one of the international references in the sector.
LEAF Marque is a leading global assurance system recognising more sustainably farmed products. It stands for more environmental sustainability and is held by farm businesses which meet our rigorous standards of sustainable farming practices. LEAF Marque certified businesses have been independently verified against the robust LEAF Marque Standard.
The principles of Integrated Farm Management (IFM) underpin the requirements of LEAF Marque certification, as set out in the LEAF Marque Standard.
IFM is a whole farm business approach that delivers more sustainable farming. Modern technology and traditional methods are used with the goal of delivering a prosperous farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities. A farm business managed to IFM principles will demonstrate site-specific and continuous improvement across the whole farm including: Organisation and Planning, Soil Management and Fertility, Crop Health and Protection, Pollution Control and By-Product Management, Animal Husbandry, Energy Efficiency, Water Management, Landscape and Nature Conservation and Community Engagement.