ORSER, Avrupa Organik Sertifikasyon Kuruluşları Konseyi – EOCC üyesidir. European Organic Certifiers Council (EOCC)
ORSER, Uluslararası Organik Tarim Hareketleri Federasyonu (IFOAM) üyesidir.
ORSER, Organik ve İyi Tarım Uygulamalarında, ETO (Ekolojik Tarım Organizasyonu Derneği) üyesidir.

Processing and Packaging

All organic products, processing, packaging, transportation and marketing of all enterprises that will operate in the realization of the control and certification procedures and according to the field of activity required to take certificate of Organic Operation.

Manufacturing of organic products and packing

  • Processing and packaging of organic products and 5179 dated 27/5/2004 on Production, Consumption and Inspection of the provisions of the Law on the Adoption of the Amendment to the Decree Law on the following rules shall be complied with.
  • Processed food or food-producing entrepreneurs, or outsource critical processing steps of processors based on the systematic identification of the appropriate forms and procedures will update them. Implementation of procedures and processed products must always be guaranteed by compliance with the rules of organic production.
  • Entrepreneur or outsource processors of organic products during processing, mixing or contamination of the organic products are not appropriate regulation to prevent and take necessary measures to protect the quality of the organic product and with its internal reporting procedures, and processed-to-date record of all amounts required to provide access.
  • Entrepreneur, processing or storage of products in non-organic, all action is complete, or separately at different places to perform the activities. Substances or products are not allowed to protective measures should be taken to avoid any risk of contamination, by applying the appropriate hygiene measures, their effectiveness should be monitored and work should be recorded.
  • Entrepreneur of non-organic products and take adequate measures against possible interference or changes in the supply of organic products in the identification, organic and non organic products store at the same time. Enterprising harvest days, hours, circuit and date and time information in the records of the amount accepted, and allows authorized organization.
  • the processing of organic products other than wine; on August 10, 2010 published in Official Gazette No. 27676 of the Regulation on Organic Farming Principles and Practices of Organic Processed Foods specified in Appendix 8 of the Maya and the Maya used the manufacture of products, materials and products of microorganisms and enzymes normally used in food preparations, natural aromatic substances and preparations, drinking water and salt, meat and egg colors, stamps, legally permissible, minerals, vitamins and amino acids used.
  • Organic food feed or processing of raw materials and the use of ionizing radiation is prohibited.
  • Organic products, genetically modified organisms or products derived from these organisms should be made use of.
  • Organic farming method produced vegetable, animal and fishery products and organic raw materials; semi finished or finished products of organic matter in the nature of modification.

Storage of organic products

Storage of organic products in the first, the Turkish Food Codex Regulation, dated 30/3/2005 by the rules of the Department of Transportation and Storage of Foods and published in the Official Gazette No. 25771 of Food and Food Materials and Articles in Contact with the Market Surveillance, Control and Audit Responsibilities and Workplace Regulations provisions must be complied with.

Other rules regarding the storage of organic products is given below:

  • Organic products, storage areas, to allow for the recognition of products and published in Official Gazette No. 27676 dated August 10, 2010 Principles of organic agriculture and other products that are not eligible under the Regulation on the Implementation, the challenge will not smudge or substances to interfere with the identification numbers and to ensure that the party should be organized and organic insulation materials used in fields related to the products are stored and cooling equipment must be selected by considering the purpose. Pre-and post-processing of non-organic products, organic products must be stored in a separate place or in a separate time.
  • Separate storage as possible in the absence of organic products entrepreneur takes measures to prevent the confusion with conventional products.

Case studies of entrepreneurs and non-organic and organic products, agricultural products and food storage facilities store the other in case of:

  • Organic agricultural products, other non-organic agricultural products and / or food items should be stored separately.
  • To identify non-organic products and all types of interference should be taken to prevent or to change.
  • Appropriate cleaning measures should be taken prior to storage of organic products, by controlling their activity, the records must be kept by entrepreneurs.
  • Organic products organic feature of the product during storage and disinfection methods used in medicine to lose.
  • Storage of organic products, organic products feature materials and substances to lose and unnatural practices should be used.
  • Enterprising and stored by the storage conditions of the input and output quantities of organic products and to the history records must be kept on a regular basis. These records are signed by the authorized organization of entrepreneurs, and the confirmation of the schedule by a copy of the entrepreneur, the other copy is stored by the body authorized.
  • Organic crop and animal production units, storage of the entries are not allowed in this regulation is prohibited.

Transportation of Organic Products

While the transportation of organic products included in this regulation, it must be compiled to the Turkish Food Codex Regulation, with the rules of the Department of Food Transportation and Storage of Materials and Articles in Contact with Good and Good Market Oversight, provisions of office responsibilities with control and audit.

Other rules associated with the transportation of organic products:

Entrepreneurs should provide transportation of organic products to the other units including wholesalers and retailers, with appropriate packages and tools and without any disruption or damage to their packages and labels, according to the Principles and Implementations of Organic Farming which is published in Official Newspaper at the date of August 10, 2010 and the number of 27676, as following phrases;

  • Name and adress of Entrepreneur or Seller in different situations,
  • Product Name accompanied by Organic Product certificate or if it is animal products, List of Feed Components
  • Name and code number of  the authorized organization which controls the entrrpreneur,
  • During the transportation of organic product, informations and documents which are needed by the organization  are moved with product to complete control. Informations about transportation, are proved with written documentations. Accounts have shown the balance between incoming and outgoing products.
  • During the transportation, Organic Agriculture Certificate of Entrepreneurs which is published in the Article 1, Annex 11 of Official Newspaper at the date of August 10, 2010 and the number of 27676 and Declaration of Seller which is published in the Article 1, Annex 12 of Official Newspaper at the date of August 10, 2010 and the number of 27676 are kept.

In the following cases, Packages do not have to be transported via closed transportation vehicles.
  • Direct transportation between the entrepreneurs which are subject to Organic Control System,
  • While transporting product with the document which is containing required information,
  • If both the carrier and recipient entrepreneurs keep written records about transportation process which is under the control of authorized organization.
  • The person who accepting the product, if it is necessary, is authorized to control the packaging and examines compliance of labeling according to the Article 29 of  that regulation during the acceptance of goods, from other units or other companies. After checking the compliance of label informations and other documents accompanied with product, adds the result of comparison to the results.
  • During the transportation of organic feed and feed raw materials, some measures should be taken and written records should be kept to prevent them to mix with conventional feed and feed raw materials by the entrepreneur.


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