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FAQs

1. What is the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MinAgri)?

The Argentine Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries is the Ministry part of the Argentine State which manages the agricultural, livestock and fisheries activities in Argentina. The MinAgri manages the Seal “Alimentos Argentinos, una Elección Natural” (Resolution 392/2005) through the National Transformation and Marketing of Agricultural and Forest Products Board.

2. What is the relationship between OIA and the MinAgri?

OIA is a certifying entity authorized by the MinAgri to audit the Seal “Alimentos Argentinos, una Elección Natural”.

3. How important is to guarantee the quality of a product?

The seal provides the product an added value guarantee. As it is audited by a third party, the seal contributes to create bonds of trust, security and commitment between producer and consumer.

4. Why to obtain the Seal “Alimentos Argentinos” with OIA?

Besides being authorized by the MinAgri to audit the seal “Alimentos Argentinos, una Elección Natural”, OIA’s professional team provides the operator a qualified service, reliable and transparent throughout all the certification process. OIA is a leading company highly regarded on the certification of agricultural products, with over 20 years of corporate history. It provides audit services for a wide range of Certification Programs, based on national and international accreditations. OIA interacts with the main area referents and is member of several entities and associations.

5. What are the authorized Quality Protocols for “Alimentos Argentinos” Program?

The Argentine food producer and/or manufacturer can inquiry in OIA about which are the quality protocols approved by the MinAgri. If the Protocol needed to audit has not been authorized yet, OIA will guide the operator to prepare the Protocol and obtain the Seal.

Access to the list of Protocols through MinAgri website.