Organic production is regulated by Japan Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry under the Japanese Agricultural Standards. Equivalance of the JAS Standard to EU (EOC) 2092/91 and NOP Regulation is recognized by the ministry.
As different from the NOP certification; product certificate that issued by control bodies is mandatory for all organic exports from other countries to Japan for JAS certification.
Organic exports to Japan has to be marked with JAS mark which containig control body name and JAS as word.
- Organic Agricultural Products (No. 1605)
- Organic Processed Foods (No. 1606)
- Organic Livestock Products (No. 1607)
- Organic Feeds (No. 1608)