The following import information applies to all countries who are members of the EU. If a country is linked below, there is specific import information for that country that doesn't apply to the others in this list.
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxemburg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

Europa website - Organic section

  • European Commission website

    EUROPA is the official European Union (EU) website that provides access to information published by all EU institutions, agencies and bodies.


    Phone: 32-2 299 11 11 (Brussels)

  • List of EU rules on organic production
  • List of Organic Control Bodies and Control Authorities, by country
    List of control bodies and control authorities in charge of controls in the organic sector provided for in article 35(b) of council regulation (EC) no 834/2007
  • Summaries of EU legislation
    EU legislation for organically grown agricultural products and foodstuffs i.e. the Council Regulation (EC) 834/2007 and 889/2008

Other resources

  • IFOAM - EU Group
    IFOAM EU Group advocates for the development and integrity of organic food and farming in Europe. It is a forum for common interest, information exchange, development and policy work.& Provides useful resources and information about the EU organic regulations and EU organic action plan.
    Phone: 32 2 280 12 23 (Belgium)
  • Organic Market Information
    It is an online magazine for organic trade with lists of control bodies, organizations, importers/exporters, wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers and specific country based information. 
    Phone: 49 (0) 6641 5198 (Germany)
    This site was set up by Stiftung Oekologie & Landbau, Germany in 2000, with co-funding by the EU-Commission, Agriculture Directorate-General. Since 2002 the Site has been maintained by the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture - Forschungsinstitut biologischen Landbau (FiBL).
    Tel: +41-62-865 72 72 (Switzerland)
  • Organic-World
    Country reports on 14 European countries.
    Telephone +41 62 8657-272
  • Market opportunities in the EU
    GAIN Report on the market for US organic products in the EU

How to use this website

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) brings the US organic industry to developing markets around the world. This database is a comprehensive tool for OTA membership interested in participating in or expanding international trade in organic products by providing information to understand international markets for organic products. Select the country you wish to export to and find out whether it has an agreement with the United States, who its certifiers are, and much more.

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