The name of a region, a specific place or, in exceptional cases, a country which is used to describe an agricultural product or a foodstuff that comes from this specific region, place or country, whose quality or characteristics are essentially or exclusively due to a particular geographical environment with its inherent natural and human factors, whose production, processing and preparation are carried out in the defined geographical area.
The name of a region, a specific place or, in exceptional cases, a country which is used to describe an agricultural product or a foodstuff: that comes from that region, specific place or country, whose specific quality, reputation or other characteristics emanate from that geographical origin, whose production and / or processing and / or processing carried out in the defined geographical area.
Agricultural Products Certification and Supervision Organization, under the distinctive title AGROCERT is a Private Law Legal Entity operating for the public benefit under the supervision of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food.
According to the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius guidelines for organic food, organic agriculture is "a holistic production management system which promotes and enhances agro-ecosystem health, including biodiversity, biological cycles, and soil biological activity. It emphasises the use of management practices in preference to the use of off-farm inputs, taking into account that regional conditions require locally adapted systems. This is accomplished by using, where possible, agronomic, biological, and mechanical methods, as opposed to using synthetic materials, to fulfil any specific function within the system."