Vegan Label

Some segments of society, which are very common; It is accepted as a culture that excludes animal exploitation and cruelty, not consuming animal-derived products in living and consumption areas for reasons such as Environment, Ethics, Rights, Beliefs, and refuse of activations with animal abuse in living areas, in this culture, by third party independent registration institutions such as ISQ. ; The certificate/document confirming its conformity with the requirements of NSO-NAP 7 Vegan-Vegetarian Product Standard is called “Vegan Certificate or Vegan Label”.

In veganism; Milk, dairy products, fish and seafood, chicken and egg products, oils of animal origin, additives and dyestuffs, proteins, acids, enzymes, honey and bee products, fur, leather, suede, wool, silk, feather, hair, cashmere It is preferred to maintain life by refusing the use of animal structures in accommodation facilities such as hotels and motels, entertainment venues where animals take part, horse races, bullfights, cock fights, insect races and zoos.

The Natural Standards Organization (NSO) created Vegan and Vegetarian requirements in 2018 and offered the International NSO-NAP 7 Vegan Label Standard to producers and consumers. The label and certificate, which has become the indispensable registration demand of the Vegan Consumer, has gained the feature of being the common and only sign that meets the global need.

Product or service marked with the NSO-NAP 7 Vegan Label; It has provided conveniences that provide vegan assurance, make the product content understandable, and eliminate alternative comparisons.

In new generations and in the changing global market, the Vegan Label Demand has become a symbol of responsible consumption in terms of environment, justice, social and ethical.

Standard published as a global marking and labeling; It is the right way to mark and register Vegan or Vegetarian products and services in the world. Now, in 7 continents, the product that has the Vegan Label consciously in consumer preferences is consumed with priority. This also shows that; Products with NSO-NAP 7 Vegan Certificate are more trusted than unlabeled products.

What should be known for producers;

Increasingly, Vegan Consumers trust the labeled product with the Vegan Certificate much more than the same product without the label, and are willing to pay more.

Food or non-food products (including services) that comply with NSO-NAP 7 Standard requirements are entitled to use the Vegan Certified Product/Service Mark/Symbol.

The purpose of Certification (Labeling); The products with the NSO-NAP 7 Certified Vegan Label are not animal-based, animals are not used in the production process, they are not tested, and the animal is not abused and cruelty-free.

Vegan Label, In All Industries, meeting the requirements of NSO-NAP 7 Vegan-Vegetarian Product Standard; It is given to organizations that produce food and non-food products or services and to individual products.

Some Sectors That Can Get Vegan Label;

  • Vegan Drink,
  • Vegan Restaurant,
  • Vegan Cosmetics,
  • Vegan Detergent,
  • Vegan Disinfectant,
  • Vegan Shampoo,
  • Vegan Soap,
  • Vegan Paint,
  • Vegan Chemical,
  • Vegan Additives,
  • Vegan Enzymes,
  • Vegan Acids,
  • Vegan Medicine, Vaccine,
  • Vegan Leather,
  • Vegan Shoes,
  • Vegan Bag,
  • Vegan Fur,
  • Vegan Textile,
  • Vegan Home Textile,
  • Vegan Fabric,
  • Vegan Carpet,
  • Vegan Furniture,
  • Vegan Hotel / Motel / Hostel etc. ,
  • Vegan Tourism,
  • Vegan Energy.

Vegan Label Certification Process

The Certification Process required to obtain a Vegan Certificate or Label consists of 8 steps. “These;

  • Application, Offer Contract Process
  • Application Evaluation Process
  • Planning – Payment Process
  • Vegan Test/Examination Process
  • Vegan Audit Process (if required)
  • Committee (Vegan & Certification) Conformity Assessment Process,
  • Global Organization Publication Process (www.veganvegetarian.org)
  • Market Surveillance Process (Unplanned and Unannounced Controls)

Labeling and Responsibility

Organizations that have applied for the Certification and are concluded as Appropriate have the right to use the VEGAN CERTIFICATE and VEGAN LABEL. The Certified Producer Organization is fully responsible for the use of the Vegan Certificate and the Vegan Label and for maintaining the product/service compliance.