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BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH

German Organic Certification Organization
Foreign Certification Organization registered to Japanese Government

Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH
Marientorgraben 3-5, 90402 Nuremberg, Germany
Managing Director:
Roland Huettl
Certification works for organic agricultural products, processed foods, livestock products and feeds
Overseas Office:
Spain, Rumania, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic. Ecuador, China, Philippines South African Republic, Tunisia, U.S.A., Japan etc.
Total: 26 countries
Countries undertaking Certification Works
(except EU countries):
Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Egypt, Thailand, China, U.S.A. etc.
Total: about 60 countries
Outline of Company
(Kiwa) BCS Öko-Garantie was established by Mr. Peter Grosch, former Managing Director in 1990. Today, more than 230 staffs stationed in Germany and overseas are doing certification works of organic products in more than 70 countries.
Number of Clients
More than 2,000 companies that include food processing companies, importers and exporters as well as more than 450,000 farmers.
Examples of organic products certified by JAS
  • Coffee (Cuba, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Colombia, others)
  • Orange Juice (Costa Rica, Brazil)
  • Agave Syrup (Mexico)
  • Beer Malt (Germany)
  • Bananas (Ecuador, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, others)
  • Soybeans (China)
  • Vegetable Juices (Germany)
  • Tea (China)
  • Olive Oil (Turkey)
  • Herbs (Colombia)
Registered Foreign Certification Organization (RFCO)
Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie was firstly registered in 2002 as Registered Foreign Certification Organization (RFCO) of organic products and re-registered in 2006, 2010 and 2014 under New JAS Law by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. It is possible for overseas suppliers to affixed the JAS mark to products and export them to Japan if Kiwa BCS Öko-Garantie certified the products according to JAS Law and the Japanese organic standard.
Kiwa BCS Oeko-Garantie
Japan Office
(Japan Office)
Yachiyodai Kita 3-7-3, Yachiyo-shi, Chiba, 276-0031 Japan
Tel: +81-70-2640-3930

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