On the Green Map:
Organic standards promote soil fertility, crop rotation, use of organic fertilisers, biological diversity and animal welfare. Products may only be marketed with reference to organic methods upon verification accredited third-party certification.
Certifications. Labels and Awards:
Organic certification - Tún
The organic certification agency Tún manages the surveillance on organic produce in Iceland. Organic agriculture requires that its’ production is grown without the use of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers in accordance to the European Union’s regulations on organic agriculture. It is illegal within the European Union to label any produce organic unless it fulfills the standards of the Union’s regulations. The certificate does not include the environmental impact of the product itself or its packaging.