The Skal Foundation
Skal is a foundation that supervises organic production in the Netherlands and has been appointed for that purpose by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. Skal is legal owner and trademark holder of the EKO Quality mark. The EKO Quality mark means that the product complies with the Dutch national regulations, so with the EU regulation for organic production.
What is Skal?
Skal Biocontrole is the independent organization for monitoring the organic chain in the Netherlands. Through registration, certification and control, we are committed to a demonstrably reliable organic sector.
Skal Biocontrole ensures that the organic production, processing or trade of your enterprise complies with the organic EU regulation, the Dutch Agricultural Quality Act and the regulations and principles of Skal Biocontrole.
Skal does this by order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. By visiting and auditing the companies annually, Skal supervises the entire Dutch organic sector. In this way they as an organization ensure a demonstrable and reliable European organic label.