Certificates

EU Organic ​certification

 Herms is committed with European Union regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91 of the European Council of 24 June 1991 on organic production of agricultural products and indications referring thereto on agricultural products and foodstuffs (EU-Eco-regulation) defines how agricultural products and foods that are designated as ecological products have to be grown. The regulation is derived from the guidelines of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), which is an association of about 800 member organizations in 119 countries. The regulation also states that the term biological or ecological may be used on products in the EU if the product consists of at least 95% ingredients from EU regulated organic food. Herms Company uses the organic logo on products that have been certified as organic by an authorized control agency or body. This means that we have fulfilled strict conditions on how they must be produced, processed, transported and stored. The logo can only be used on products when they contain at least 95% of organic ingredients and additionally respect further strict conditions for the remaining 5%. The same ingredient cannot be present in organic and non-organic form.

EU Certificate

USDA Organic

The National Organic Program (NOP) develops the rules & regulations for the production, handling, labeling, and enforcement of all USDA organic products. The Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 required that the USDA develop national standards for organic products, and the final rule establishing the NOP was first published in the Federal Register in 2000 and is codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 7 C.F.R. 205. The core mission of the NOP is to protect the integrity of the USDA organic seal. The seal is used for products adhering to USDA standards that contain at least 95%.  Overall, organic operations must demonstrate that they are protecting natural resources, conserving biodiversity, and using only approved substances. Organic ingredients. NOP regulations cover in detail all aspects of food production, processing, delivery, and retail sale. Under the NOP, farmers and food processors who wish to use the word organic in reference to their businesses and products must be certified organic, like Herms Company.

Certification COR (Canada)

The Canada Organic Regime (COR) it's mandatory certification to the Canadian Organic Standards for organic products (food for human consumption, feed, and seed). Under the COR, Herms are certified to Canadian standards (COR) as producers, processors, handlers, and manufacturers for Organic herbs and spices.

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Kosher

The Herms Co, offers a wide selection of kosher-certified herbs and spices, Kosher certification provides a seal of approval for our spices and herbs, verifying that they conform to the Jewish dietary regulations of kashrut.

Herms Kosher certificate 2021

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 was first published in 1987 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an international agency composed of the national standards bodies of more than 160 countries. ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements, and Measurement, analysis, and improvement of the QMS through activities like internal audits and corrective and preventive action.

ISO 9001- 2021

ISO 22000:2018

An effective food safety management system (FSMS) reinforces an organization’s control on food safety hazards and ensures that its products are safe for consumption.

iso 22000 - 2021

FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription The FDA frequently works with other federal agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, Drug Enforcement Administration, Customs and Border Protection, and Consumer Product Safety Commission. to provide regulatory inspections and enforcement action, and It doesn't allow the passage of any consumer products through the customs outlets of the United States, except those that conform to the health and safety standards of the laws of the United States and that are protected by the FDA by control and supervision the products of companies exporting to the American markets and their compliance with safety standards such as Herms company.

Herms FDA (2021)

Agriculture Export Council

The Agricultural Export Council is the supreme counselor entity to the Minister of Trade and Industries for the Egyptian Agriculture Sector. The Council is the official platform to raise and submit the strategic suggestions, regulatory policies including obstacles towards the development of the agricultural Sector to the Minister, and herms is a member of AEC..