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Organic equivalency

  JAS Act
Certification System
- List of CBs
- Outline of required formalities for CB
Organic JAS
- Standards
- Technical criteria
- Export of organic foods to Japan 
- Organic equivalency
  List of Standards
  JAS Movie
  Japanse Website(日本語)

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Organic agricultural products and Organic processed products from countries that have the Organic System that is recognized as being equivalent to the JAS System, are be able to mark with an organic JAS Logo and can be sold in Japan.

For that, a certificate that issued by a government agency or an organization in the country with organic equivalency, is required.

Then, an importer certified under the JAS system attaches the JAS logo to the imported agricultural and forestry materials, such as mushroom. Through such means, you can sell agricultural products with named such as "Organic" in Japan.

United States - Japan

Canada - Japan

European Union - Japan




Standards and Conformity Assessment Policy Office, Food Manufacture Affairs Division,
New Bussiness and Food Industry Department, Minister's Secretariat,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries