Torres loses organic certification in China

17th May, 2018 by Natalie Wang

China has revoked the organic certification rights given to the organic certification agency Ceres’ Shanghai branch after its managing director was convicted of fraud for issuing doctored organic certification results, revoking in the process organic certifications given to seven companies including Spain’s leading wine producer Torres, in mainland China.

A screengrab of Ceres Shanghai’s website

The decision was announced by China’s Certification and Accreditation Administration on its website in mid April, but got picked up by Chinese media only this month.

According to the statement, seven companies that have been previously certified organic by Shanghai Ceres can no longer use certifications issued by Ceres Shanghai to promote their products within mainland China.

The other six companies named by the….

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