The EVE VEGAN certification mark allows manufacturers in the food, cosmetics, chemical and textile industries to obtain a certification of their Quality Management System (QMS) issued by an independent organization and to take advantage of a new attractive market, even for those who do not market the products they make. The vegan certification is a voluntary process that allows to value a know-how in conformity with the vegan guarantees in a context of lack of regulation.
Use your EVE VEGAN® factory certificate to successfully access brands and companies committed to more animal-friendly manufacturing and formulation.
The vegan products have become essential to modern consumption. This trend is now an opportunity for all contract manufacturers, OEM, processors or raw material manufacturers wishing to differentiate themselves from others through their vegan commitment.
Certification is a key lever to conquer new markets and new contractors. In addition, becoming an EVE VEGAN® approved service facilitates access to certification for all your clients: the procedure is faster and less expensive.
The EVE VEGAN® certification procedure is demanding. It requires a regular documentary check, an evaluation of the production conditions and an assessment of the quality management system of any company wishing to obtain the certification mark. Here is a summary of the steps:
You express your certification project by e-mail or fill out a online request. You receive a certification contract adapted to your production characteristics.
Our experts analyze the documents in your file, as well as their compliance with the requirements of the certification standard. If your file is administratively admissible, the audit is scheduled.
Our auditors visits the production site and other sites concerned by the project. They evaluates the conformity of the quality management system and gives his opinion on the admissibility of the project.
As soon as you receive our positive opinion after the control operations, you will receive your EVE VEGAN® certificates and you are authorized to use the certification mark on registered products. Your company is listed online on our Certified Products Catalog.
Need more information? Consult our Frequently Asked Questions or our detail on the Certification Standard.
Our certification program guarantees that our products are free of all animal-based substances, have not used any technical agents of animal origin and have not been tested on them in any way. But that... that's for the short version! Indeed, there are many things to know about our standard recognized as one of the most demanding in its category.
Find out more about the certification area and its criteria.The EVE VEGAN® Standard
The EVE VEGAN® certification mark is a certification program mastered by Expertise Vegan Europe (EVE) whose objective is to evaluate the conformity of products and processes according to the criteria established in the EVE VEGAN® standard of conformity. The objective of the standard is to guarantee compliance with the minimum requirements for the use of the vegan claim on products or services. By signing up with the EVE VEGAN® certification mark, you agree to comply with the certification procedure and the criteria of the standard throughout the duration of the certification.
The rules of manufacturing and good industrial practices relating to vegan products are detailed in the compliance referential and are subject to control procedures by Expertise Vegan Europe, an independent organization developed in accordance with the international standards of the certification bodies. The duration of the certification of the products is 18 months, renewable, and all the verification operations are repeated at the end of each certification cycle. For more information please refer to our documentation.