Publication

FAO engaging partners on voluntary standards


Standards for food and agricultural products specify characteristics linked to the product’s content or composition, function or performance, process or production methods, origin, and/or labelling or packaging. Voluntary standards refer to a broad group of public and private standards whose  adoption by users is not mandatory. They are developed by governments, intergovernmental organizations, private companies or consortia,   non-governmental organizations or multiple stakeholders. [...]

Subject:
  Agribusiness development,     Food quality assurance and certification, Agricultural marketing
AGS main series:
  Other
Author:
  Pilar Santacoloma, Allison Loconto
Publisher:
  FAO
Year:
  2013
Language:
  English
URL (link to the individual doc/info):
  http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/mg159e/mg159e.pdf