We advise companies to submit applications at least 6 weeks before the next update of the list. If applications are submitted too late, the decision will be postponed to the following evaluation round.
The second issue of the Italian Input List has been published on 7th September 2020. Application for the 3rd evaluation round is now possible.
Before sending an application, companies have to get registered with FiBL. Only companies who sell the product in Italy are eligile for registration. The registration is effected through filling the distributor registration form and submitting it to FiBL. The required form can be found below.
The product evaluation is carried out according to the basic admission criteria of the European Input List and the supplemental admission criteria of the Italian Input List.
The basic admission criteria for the European Input List can be found on the website of the European Input List.
The supplemental admission criteria for the Italian Input List are the following:
Evaluation fee: EUR 250.00 per product.
Listing fee: EUR 150.00 per product per year.
Detailed information about the payment of fees can be found in the application guidance.
For products which are included in the Italian Input List, the following claims may be used on the product packaging and label, in PR materials and on websites:
In English: ‘registered in the Italian Input List for organic farming’
In Italian: ‘inserito nell`Italian Input List per l'agricoltura biologica’, ‘inserito nell`elenco dei mezzi tecnici per l'agricoltura biologica’
The names and logos of FiBL, Federbio as well as the EU organic logo and the logos of private label organisations must not be used on the product packaging and label, in PR materials in PR materials or on websites.
Products listed on the Italian Input List will be automatically also included into the European Input List throughout its next update.