fruits with the F logo are subject to a CERTIFICATION OF CONFORMITY
The certified trademark FRUITNET guarantees:
the control of the production methods,
the control of the sanitary and taste quality of the fruits,
the control of the fruits origin.
order to obtain the certified trademark, each farm must be controlled
by a certifying organisation recognised by the Ministry of Agriculture.
Actually two official and independent organisations are recognised: "S.G.S.
Van Bree" and "INTEGRA".
The control concerns the observance of the directives in the FRUITNET guidelines, in the orchard, as well as in the storage and grading complex. The production techniques, the improvement of the environment, the sanitary quality of the fruit and the possibility to trace the origin of the fruit lots are controlled in particular.
In the orchard the control consists of:
the storage, grading and packaging facilities the control consists of:
top of the basic compulsory control the n.p.o.
FRUITNET performs supplementary internal controls in the orchard,
the packaging, grading and conditioning facilities, as well as in the shops.
These controls verify in particular the conformity of the fruit quality, externally as well as internally, as well as the possibility to trace the origin of the fruit lots.