Viroqua, WI—Ecocert Group has acquired Nature’s International Certification Services (NICS), an organic certification agency. The acquisition strengthens Ecocert’s presence in the U.S., according to a press release.
Marta Engel, Owner of NICS, said: “Ecocert is an ecologically minded company whose mission is a lot like NICS’s. With the new ownership, NICS will be able to offer even better services to our organic farms and businesses, which has always been the lifeblood of our company.”
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Philippe Thomazo, CEO of Ecocert Group, added: “We are delighted and excited to continue the work initiated by NICS’s founders and keep developing quality organic farming. Bringing NICS into our company allows us to strengthen the Group’s presence in the United States, the world’s largest market for organic products.”