IBD prides itself in being the largest certifier in Latin America and the only Brazilian
certifier of organic products that is accredited under IFOAM (international market),
ISO/IEC 17065 (European market, rule CE 834/2007), Demeter (international market),
USDA/NOP (North American market) and INMETRO / MAPA (Brazilian
market), making it’s certificate accepted globally.
In addition to organic certification protocols, IBD offers socioenvironmental certifications:
RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), UEBT (Union for Ethical BioTrade), Fair Trade IBD.
Located in Botucatu/SP (Brazil) and founded in 1982, IBD operates throughout all
the Brazilian states, as well as in diverse countries such as Argentina, Bolivia,
Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, the United States, Canada , Belgium,
Holland, New Zealand, China, India, and Thailand, working towards sustainable production
standards and stimulating fair trade.
Involved in this work are more than 5,000 producers and companies, which manage
a total of 520,000 hectares of cultivated land and 3,000,000 hectares of wild harvest
areas. At the core of IBD’s philosophy is a commitment to the land and to human
beings, guaranteeing respect for the environment, good working conditions, and highly