What is the scope of the Symbol?
This Symbol is currently open to Small Producers’ Organizations (OPPs) in all the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Recently it has been opened up to developing countries in Africa and Asia.
It can be used by certified Organizations and registered Buyers in the markets in approved countries:
Several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (www.tusimbolo.org)-European Community, Switzerland, Canada, the United States of America.(See List of Authorized Countries). In the case of countries that have not been approved, Organizations and Buyers may present a request for obtaining approval.
The Symbol may be applied to agricultural and beekeeping products and crafts. FUNDEPPO’s approval must be requested for other products.