Who We Are


HEIACert is an independent department within HEIA (Horticultural Export Improvement Association) and part of the HEIA legal entity, established to deliver accredited Certification Services and related training services, in order to safeguard buyers’ and importers’ quality requirements.

HEIACert guarantees that the product/system meets expected standards requirements, assuring the trust and confidence of consumers and other interested parties.

HEIACert is not permitted to carry out any activities that may affect the objectivity, confidentiality, and impartiality of the certification process and decisions, nor will they provide any other services which would compromise them. Specifically, HEIACert will not provide consulting services to achieve/maintain certification, and HEIA personnel are not permitted to provide such services.



HEIACert’s Objectives and Services

HEIACert provides internationally recognized food quality certificates in compliance with accepted accreditation standards. In addition to fresh produce certification, HEIACert has expanded our services to include auditing and inspection for GLOBALG.A.P, GRASP, BRC, and LEAF, in addition to any other private quality requirements for global food importers. HEIACert also provides training in topics critical to compliance with quality standards and achieving certification, such as food safety, sanitation, and hygiene.

The HEIACert systems and methodology ensure predictable and consistent delivery of quality services to our customers. Our consistent accountability and dedication at every stage of the process ensure that HEIACert inspection guarantee security, quality, and coherence. HEIACert staff members offer wide-ranging experience and knowledge of all aspects of horticulture and agriculture.

HEIACert currently offers the following services:

Product Certification ⇒ GLOBALG.A.P. Certification and GLOBALG.A.P. Add on – GRASP Assessment

Management System Certification ⇒ Quality Management System ISO 9001 & Food Safety Management System ISO 22000

BRC Audits carried out on behalf of Micron2 LTD (accredited to standard ISO/IEC 17065)

Training Services