'On the way to PlanetProof' is another and international name for Milieukeur Plant products; PlanetProof's sustainability criteria are fully identical to those of Milieukeur. As of 1-1-2019, Milieukeur for Plant products will be replaced by PlanetProof. The label can be used by all holders of the label for Milieukeur plant products.
PlanetProof certification is therefore mandatory for all companies that:
PlanetProof certification is not mandatory for companies that:
Track & Trace is aimed at preventing comingling of certified products with non-certified products during storage/transport and production and processing processes. This requires that all organisations in the supply chain are Milieukeur/PlanetProof certified. In addition to the producers, this also includes any processors, preparers and traders.
The requirements set out in the Milieukeur scheme ‘Processed Products’ applies to preparers and processors.
Traders (those who do not make any changes to the products) only need to comply with the General Requirements of the Milieukeur certification scheme of the relevant product, including the requirements for Track & Trace.
Packagers (companies which only package and make no changes to the product) have to comply with: