USDA — Efficient Accreditation and Complete Oversight
The National Organic Program (NOP), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established by Congress in 2001 to develop and enforce uniform national standards for organically-produced agricultural products sold in the United States. Operating as a public-private partnership, NOP accredits private companies and helps train their inspectors to certify that farms and businesses meet the national organic standards.
Success Story USDA
Marine Stewardship Council — Secure & Efficient Certificate Management with Intact
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is a non-profit organization and international standard setter dedicated to the conservation of fish stocks and healthy oceans. It is actively working on driving forward a global market for sustainable fish. Being committed to sustainable fisheries and transparent product traceability, the MSC develops and manages standards for both areas. Only those meeting all the requirements are allowed to carry the globally recognized blue MSC seal on their products.
Success Story MSC
Austria Bio Garantie’s Success Story with Intact
Austria Bio Garantie Group (ABG) is Austria’s leading certification body for organic products, founded in 1993. ABG has subsidiaries in Hungary (Hungaria Öko Garancia), Romania (Austria Bio Garantie Romania), and Croatia (Austria Bio Garantie Croatia). In total, AGB provides its services to about 15,000 contractors from the farming, processing, and trading sector and conducts about 25,000 audits per year.
Success Story ABG
Coop Makes Internal Audits and Supplier Qualification More Efficient with Intact
Coop is the largest retail cooperative in Switzerland, operates more than 2,200 shops and employs approximately 80,000 people. As far as organic and fair trade products are concerned, Coop is the clear market leader and also claims to be the best and most customer-oriented retailer in Switzerland. In order to maintain and continually improve this position in the long run, efficient internal quality control is a key success factor for Coop.
Success Story Coop
Bio Suisse Gains Efficiency with Intact’s Supply Chain Monitor
Since March 2017, Bio Suisse handles the import checks for all goods intended for distribution under the Bud label (Marke Knospe) fully digitally — with the Intact Platform’s Supply Chain Monitor. Previously, batch checks were carried out manually, sometimes resulting in the loss of a lot of time. The digital verification process reduced the effort on all sides and, at the same time, increased security for consumers and retailers.
Success Story Bio Suisse
TVFA — Efficient Certification of Building Materials
The Institute of Technology and Testing of Construction Materials has many fields of activity. The Institute’s teaching activities cover the entire field of building materials in building, engineering and infrastructure construction. The affiliated TVFA deals with testing activities in the fields of metallic and non-metallic building materials, construction chemistry and calibration. TVFA-ZERT has been accredited as a product certification body since February 2014.
Success Story TU Graz
FoodChain ID Certification — Efficient Food Safety Certification with Intact
FoodChain ID Certification (formerly known as CERT ID) was established in 1999 to meet the demands of retail, food and agricultural organizations that were seeking a certification service to determine the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foodstuffs. FoodChain ID Certification has grown strongly since and is now a recognized leader in the provision of Non-GMO, sustainability, feed, and food safety inspection and certification services. Today, FoodChain ID Certification provides services to over 15,000 customers.
Success Story FoodChain ID Certification
bio.inspecta — Efficient Audits and Certifications with Intact
bio.inspecta was founded in Switzerland in 1998. Since then, it has offered inspections and certifications for organic and label products as well as ISO and food safety certifications in the areas of agriculture, processing and trade, and international standards. With 38,000 audits per year for a total of 25,000 national and international customers, bio.inspecta is one of the leading certification bodies in Switzerland.
Success Story bio.inspecta
NASAA — Organic Certification Powered by the Intact Platform
The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) plays a critically important role in supporting and promoting the adoption of organic practices that lead to safer and more sustainable food production systems. NASAA’s subsidiary business, NASAA Certified Organic (NCO), certifies organic commodities to meet all domestic and international export market requirements. The NASAA Organic spring leaf label is recognized as upholding the highest standards of integrity and benchmarks for the industry.
Success Story NASAA
Non-GMO Project Masters Rapid Growth with Intact Platform Solutions
The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. It is the home of the Non-GMO Project Standard and runs North America’s leading independent non-GMO verification program. The iconic Non-GMO Project Verified butterfly is the label consumers seek and trust for GMO-free food and products, today. Non-GMO Project Verified is one of the fastest-growing labels in the retail sector.
Success Story Non-GMO Project
WSDA — When Four Eyes Are Not Enough
With its Organic Food Program, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is responsible for the certification of 89% of all certified organic producers in Washington. In order to remain capable of handling the increasing demand for organic certifications, the WSDA has decided to invest in a high-performance and flexibly scalable software solution from Intact. After some customization to meet the specific demands of the WSDA, the system went live on 2 May 2016.
Success Story — WSDA