agroVet is Austria’s leading provider of inspections and certifications in the food and feed sectors as well as in the field of sustainable raw materials.
We support our customers by providing professional inspections of the various production standards in the production, processing and trading sectors. With 30 employees and approximately 100 inspectors, we serve our customers both throughout Austria and abroad. Our lean organizational structure and our comprehensive range of services allow our customers to benefit from the best value for money.
Milestones of the company’s success:
1998: Foundation of agroVet by Dr. Matthias Grill as a sole proprietorship
1998: Foundation of Lebens- und Umweltqualitäts Sicherungs GmbH (LUQS, “assurance of the quality of life and the environment”) as a subsidiary of Austria Bio Garantie, Austria’s leading organic inspection body
2002: Merger of agroVet with LUQS GmbH – new company name: agroVet – Lebens- und Umweltqualitäts Sicherungs GmbH; its main areas of business are inspections for the AMA Seal of Approval and GM-free projects
2003: Accreditation according to ISO 17065 (before EN 45011) for the GM-free production standard in accordance with the Codex Alimentarius Austriacus and the VUQS-R standard (beef labeling system of VUQS, the Association for Origin and Quality Assurance), followed by recognition for and portfolio additions of standards such as GLOBALG.A.P./AMAG.A.P., pastus+, QS, traceability programs, etc.
2010: Change of the company name to agroVet GmbH
2012: Recognition as a certification body for the ISCC sustainability standard by the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, BLE)
2014: Accreditation as a certification body for the supply chain certification RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil).
As an innovative service company, we are constantly expanding our range of services.