Compliance

Compliance

Quality assurance
The entire production process conforms to the standards laid down by the SANS10330:2007 HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) system. Throughout the production process, laboratory tests are conducted at critical control points to guarantee that the final product can be certified as a hygienic, safe, superior quality product.

South African export legislation
The final product is independently tested by PPECB (Perishable Products Export Control Board) of the Department of Agriculture, before issuing the export certificate subject to product meeting the set specifications.

All Rooibos exports are subjected to the Inspection Regulations under section 4 of the Agricultural Export Act No. 51 of 1971, as well as to the regulations regarding the Control of Export of this product under section 56 of the Agricultural Product Standards Act No. 119 of 1990.

HS CODE: All Rooibos (natural and flavoured) are classified within HS code: 1212.99.00.0

Organic certification

BULK PRODUCT
Under supervision of the internationally recognised certification body CERES, a portion of the total Rooibos production is organically grown to meet specific customer needs. EU (Europe), NOP (USA), JAS (Japan) and Korean product are certified according to organic standards. Certification status is reviewed during an annual audit of producers and processing.

Certification number: CERES ZA-BIO-140

PACKED PRODUCT AND EXTRACTS
Under supervision of the internationally recognised certification body CERES, packed product and extracts are certified according to EU (Europe) and NOP (USA) organic standards. Certification status is reviewed during an annual audit of the facility.

Certification number: CERES ZA-BIO-140

Other certifications
Rain Forest Alliance, UTZ, Fair Trade, Kosher and Halaal certified products are also available.

Rain Forest Alliance
Certificate number: AFRI-C-000472

UTZ
Reference number: UTZ_TE1000001290

FAIR TRADE CERTIFICATION
Rooibos Ltd is certified by FLO Cert
FLO ID: 20992

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