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Virgin olive oils and its fractions (valid until 2018-04-01)

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of Virgin Olive oil & its fractions (UN CPC 21537) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

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PCR updated 2017-06-13

Version 2.1 was published with an extended validity with one year. The PCR is expected to be updated in 2018 based on:

  • The results of the European Commission pilot phase PEFCR for olive oil
  • The new version of the General Programme Instructions, currently in preparation

Detailed information

Replacing : PCR 2002:04 Seasoning (de-registered)
Name: Virgin olive oils and its fractions (valid until 2018-04-01)
CPC Code(s):21537 Olive oil, crude
Approval date: 2010-04-27
Registration No: 2010:07
Valid until: 2018-04-01
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, oils and fats
Related PCR(s): Table olives (expired 2016-06-13; being updated)
Contributor(s): Ambiente Italia, University of, Foggia, CO2 Consulting
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: RodaxAgro LTD, Harokopio University, University of Patras, University "G.d'Annunzio", MONINI
PCR moderator(s): George Michalopoulos  RodaxAgro Ltd

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