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|Acreditation Bodies - Scottish Organic Producers Association|
Scottish Organic Producers AssociationRoyal Highland Centre
Tel: 0131 335 6606
Fax: 0131 335 6601
"Strengthening the prosperity and sustainability of member's businesses by being the champion of the development of organic food & farming in Scotland."
The Scottish Organic Producers Association Ltd was incorporated as a company in June 1988 under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act, number SP02278R. It is governed under the Rules of the Association, which are registered with the Financial Services Authority.
SOPA exists to promote the sustainable growth of its members' farming businesses through the development of its services as Scotland's largest organic certification body.
SOPA was established to provide a focus for organic food producers across Scotland, and is committed to the long term growth of a viable organic industry infrastructure linking producers, processors and retailers in the interests of the consumer.
SOPA's organic certification scheme is managed professionally on behalf of its members by Scottish Food Quality Certification Ltd (SFQC). The SOPA certification standard is accredited under EN450/11 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
SOPA’s Support and Development services are also contracted out to SFQC utilising SFQC’s extensive knowledge of the food industry and helping SOPA to raise its profile to the benefit of all its members.
SOPA is a member of the UK Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG), the Scottish Agricultural Organisations Society (SAOS) and the Scottish Farm Assurance Committee (SFAC).
Creation date : 14/02/2008 @ 21:57
Last update : 12/11/2009 @ 18:37
Category : Acreditation Bodies
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