list of accredited inspection bodies

The International Certification Office (ICO) of Demeter-International e.V. works together with approved inspection bodies which have trained Demeter inspectors to carry out Demeter inspections in countries where no own certifying Demeter association exists. Those Demeter…

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List of approved inputs

If, despite all efforts with a diversified crop rotation, sufficient biodiversity, good BD compost management, intensive use of the BD preparations, etc. there is still the need to use external inputs, make sure that they are approved by…

Demeter winegrowers worldwide

In Biodynamic viticulture not just the grapevines, but also the Demeter winegrowers root deeper. Few plants react as sensitively to the application of the Biodynamic preparations and the attentive…

Demeter raw materials

Biodynamic farming is tomorrow’s agriculture, taking care of the soils and the biodiversity and offering tasty products. The marketing of these products is an exercise in matching supply and demand; there is an increasing number of companies in Europe and in the US looking…

International Demeter Standards for production have existed since 1992, and have been further developed regularly. In June 1999 the International Demeter Processing Standards were first approved by the Members’ Assembly. They regulate the processing of food, cosmetics,…