Vottunarstofan Tún – English

Welcome to the website of Vottunarstofan Tún (or Tún), an independent conformity assessment body, specializing in the inspection and certification of sustainable practices in agriculture, fisheries and related processing and trading activities. Tún was founded in 1994 as a grass-roots initiative supported by farmers, local communities, consumer and trade associations, as well as companies involved in food processing and commerce.

Tún works with the Icelandic competent authorities, i.e. Ministry of Industries and Innovation and the Food and Veterinary Authority , on the implementation of organic regulations.

Tún is a member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. Tún also participates in annual Nordic & Baltic forums on organic certification, as well as in annual forums on Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.