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AFAÏA: Actors of a greener earth

PLANTIN has joined AFAÏA since January 2021.

AFAÏA, a professional union, created in its current form in 1986, represents manufacturers or marketers of agricultural inputs. AFAÏA’s field of action covers all growing media (potting soil, substrates), organic fertilizers (organic fertilizers, organic amendments), mulching products, as well as additives and biostimulants.

More than seventy companies join AFAÏA, generating a turnover of more than 300 million euros, and 2000 direct jobs. The products marketed by AFAÏA members are intended for professionals in agriculture, horticulture and landscaping, and the general public for home gardens.

The volumes marketed represent approximately 3 million m³ of growing media and 1,200,000 tonnes of organic soil conditioners and fertilizers.


PLANTIN joined UNIFA in 1965.

A professional organization, UNIFA’s mission is to collectively express the needs and positions of its members. It also produces official fertilizer delivery statistics on behalf of the State.


PLANTIN joined IFA in 1983.

IFA members include fertilizer producers, traders and distributors, as well as their associations, industry service providers, research organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

IFA Vision: Productive and sustainable agricultural systems contribute to a world free from hunger and malnutrition.

IFA Mission: IFA promotes the efficient and responsible production, distribution and use of plant nutrients.

IFA Approach: IFA provides a framework for exchange and collaboration among its members on areas of common interest, and a structure for agreeing common positions.


PLANTIN adheres to the N.O.P regulation for some of its products since 2018.

Federal law in the United States defines three levels for organic farming. Products for which all ingredients and processes are certified receive the “100% organic” label. Products with at least 95% certified ingredients can use the term “organic”. These two categories may display the “USDA organic” seal. A third category includes products with at least 70% of certified ingredients, these can use the expression “made with organic ingredients” (produced with ingredients from organic farming). In addition, the products can bear the logo of the certification organization which approved them.

Products with less than 70% certified organic ingredients cannot advertise it to consumers, but can specify it in the ingredient list.


PLANTIN joigned Ecocert in 2006.

Founded in 1991 by agricultural engineers aware of the need to develop agriculture that respects people and the environment, ECOCERT has become the leader in organic farming certification in France.

True to our convictions, we have broadened our action, orienting our expertise towards the control and certification of products, systems and services having a positive impact on the environment.

At each stage, ECOCERT’s controls provide a guarantee of traceability and transparency which meets the expectations of consumers and users.


PLANTIN joined ADIVALOR in 2001

Committed to a responsible and environmentally friendly use of agro-supply waste, organizations representing the Plant Protection Industry, Agricultural Cooperatives, Agricultural Traders and Farmers are at the origin of the sector. French for the management of professional phytopharmaceutical waste.