BOPP secures certification body

The British Ornamental Plant Producers (BOPP) scheme has announced that Oxford-based NSF-CMi Certification will provide its evaluation services as of 1 November.

This follows the announcement in July by Santia Certification Ltd that it will no longer provide certification body services from 31 October.

NSF-CMi Certification provides certification services to the farming, processing & manufacturing, food service & hospitality and retail sectors. It is currently accredited to operate GlobalGAP IFA V4, Tesco Nurture and the LEAF marque.

Rebecca Grant of Joseph Rochford Gardens and chairman designate of BOPP said: "BOPP is delighted to have secured a new high calibre certification body so quickly. We are looking forward to making the most of NSF-CMi’s proven track record in this arena and benefiting from their experience to help us to move forward as a scheme and achieve our ambitious strategic aims."


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