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 (L. 2637/98). It is an established body responsible for the implementation of national policy on quality in agriculture. The main competences of AGROCERT are as follows:
Consumers are increasingly discriminating about the food they eat and the conditions under which it is produced. Safety to human health, animal welfare, environmental protection and conservation are the principal concerns.