Austria Bio Garantie – Austria’s leading inspection body for organic products
We are your partner for certification of organic products in Austria and in the market!
Austria Bio Garantie GmbH (ABG) was founded in 1993 and the first certification body for organic products in Austria. Together we are inspecting and certifying organic products throughout the entire food chain. ABG is operating on behalf of the food safety authorities. Products certified by ABG are labeled with the code number:
Stages of our success
- 1994: recognition by the food safety authority of each province in Austria
- 1998: accreditation of ABG by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth (ISO 17065, EN 45011)
- 2001: Foundation of the daughter Company Hungaria Öko Garancia
- 2003: recognition as certification body of the NOP-directive (National Organic Program – organic standard in USA) –by the American Ministry of Agriculture (USDA). This accreditation is no longer necessary due to the EU-US equivalence Agreements (as of 2012) and was abandoned in 2013.
- 2012: recognition as an accredited certification body in third countries. (Due to good cooperations this standard is certified by bio.inspecta since 2015)
- 2013: Locations in Romania, Croatia and – until Feb. 2019 – Bulgaria
- Since 1998: Member of IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements)
- 2019: Foundation of Austria Bio Garantie – Landwirtschaft GmbH an a non-Profit Company especially for agricultural enterprises only in Austria.
- Austria Bio Garantie – Landwirtschaft GmbH is inspecting more than 12.000 farms in Austria and Austria Bio Garantie GmbH about 1.500 processing plants and has international cooperations with inspection and certification bodies.
Our goal offering the best services together with about 15.000 contractors covering farmers, processors and trading companies made us the leading inspection body in Austria. From two national offices and with 80 service-oriented employees and around 100 external inspectors we provide customer services for all of Austria and neighboring countries.
Best services, highest Quality and international networking
ABG is a non-profit organization attaching great value to best quality and best services. We achieve this by our service department along with our highly-qualified staff and experienced inspectors. Due to our lean organizational structure and our commitment, our customers benefit from the best cost-performance ratio.
International top too!
Cooperations with the leading inspection bodies in Europe and bestinternational contacts make us perfect partners for international trading with organic food.
Organic ist guaranteed – by us and our customers!