AGFO is an organization that provides certification services for industrial and service organizations on international standards required to sell products in domestic and world markets. The initials of its name mean "Assured Goals and Featured Operations".

AGFO is a limited company which was founded as Anahtar Mühendislik Ltd Şti. by Cemal G. Kara in 2005. In 2011, the name has been changed to AGFO Teknik Kontrol ve Belgelendirme Hizmetleri Ltd. Şti.  We have changed our scope from consultancy to certification in 2011. AGFO: stands for Assured Goals and Featured Operations as well as abbreviation of AGriculture and FOod.

AGFOCERT Activities :

  • GlobalG.A.P.
  • ASC Aquaculture
  • MSC CoC
  • Laboratory
  • IFS
  • HALAL according to OIC/SMIIC-01:2019 (on goin project)
  • Management Systems

AGFO ACADEMY Activities :

  • We provide quality, food safety and environmental management system training. We are approved by BRCGS, IFS, GLOBALG.A.P. and Exemplar GLOBAL for many training subjects.

AGFO LAB Activities :

  • We provide benthic fauna, trophic status/ assimilative capacity assessments and some chemical laboratory analysis services under our ISO/IEC 17025 accreditations by IAS.


AGFOCERT is the certification department of AGFO. It is mainly concentrated in certification and auditing of various sectors including agriculture, aquaculture, food processing , packaging products, animal feed, consumer products , tourism and other sectors.

Fish farm in Montenegro. The farm for breeding and fish farming in the Bay of Kotor.

AGFOCERT is pioneer in aquaculture certification

We have been a pioneering certification body in our country who can provide GLOBALGAP aquaculture, ASC Farm and MSC CoC certifications. We 've been certifying GLOBALGAP Aquaculture since 2014, ASC and MSC since 2016.

We are active in many continents.

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Crops Certification is our job

We are accredited for GLOBALG.A.P.

  • fruits and vegetables,
  • combinable crops,
  • flowers and ornamentals,
  • plant propagation materials,
  • tea

Additionally, we are about to get our accreditation for QS Certification.

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Management System Certifications

We can provide the following management system certifications under IAS accreditation of QFS and AQC certifications.

  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • ISO 22000:2018
  • ISO 45001:2018
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013
  • ISO 22301:2012
  • ISO 20001-1:2018
  • ISO 50001:2018
  • ISO 37001:2016
  • ISO 13485:2016

We can provide the following under AGFOCERT Procedures.

  • ISO 27701:2019
  • ISO 46001:2019
  • ISO 20121:2014
  • CAPS-260 based on ISO 26000:2010 ,
  • ISO 22483:2020 , and
  • ISO 22525:2020 standards

IFS and BRCGS Certifications

We can provide the following IFS certifications

  • IFS Food version 7
  • IFS Food version 8 (After October 2023)

We can provide the following BRCGS certifications

  • Food Safety Issue 9
  • Consumer Products Issue 4
  • Packaging Materials Issue 6
  • Storage and Distribution Issue 4
  • Agents and Brokers Issue 3
  • Gluten Free Certification Program (GFPC) Issue 3
  • Ethical Trade and Responsible Sourcing Issue 2.1
  • Start! Issue 2
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Don't miss out on our Academy Training

AGFO Academy can provide

  • Exemplar GLOBAL approved Lead Auditor Training Courses
  • BRCGS Auditor Courses as an approved training provider.
  • IFS Site Courses
  • GLOBALGAP Courses for sites as an approved public trainer

Postal Address

Bağlarbaşı Mahallesi Bağdat Cad. No: 414  Gedik İş Merkezi A Blok D: 43 Maltepe İstanbul Turkey
+90-216-599 02 75 (Landline)
+90-216-599 02 76 (Fax)

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