The Elbe-Obst Poducer Organization r.V. is certified according to the criteria of the QS test system This testing system is an initiative of the economy for the consumer. It refers to the accompanying process controls in the entire supply chain to the end user, i.e.in multiple stages from the cultivation, the wholesale and the retail level.
QS gives the involved operations the standards for self-control and documentation system. In combination with regular testing solutions (audits) by independent institutes ensures that the statutory provisions and with the certification, further important criteria for food safety are met. Based on the reports from the neutral controls it can be identified whether certain areas still need improvement. The sorting facilities of the Elbe-Obst are certified according to QS. The farmers are certified according to QS-GAP. QS-GAP contains information about the QS system, also the recognition of the GLOBALGAP system.