Green Environment and Food are our Future
Green Environment and Food are our Future


DCOK History 

2002  ~  2003

  • No. 2 Specialized Certification Body for Organic Agriculture Products, by National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service (NAQS), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • No. 1 Organic Products Importer Certification
  • Acquired international inspector qualification from International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) of USA for the first time in Korea (seeding, processing)

2004  ~  2005

  • No.1 Certification Body for Organic livestock products (imported organic livestock products), sprout vegetable
  • Acquired international inspector qualification from IOIA of USA (seeding, processing)
  • Acquired inspector qualification from IOIA of USA (seeding)

2006  ~  2007

  • Acquired inspector qualification from IOIA of USA (livestock)
  • Acquired US ASQ quality management qualification
  • Internal inspector training by KSA (Korean Standards Association)-ISO
  • Joint training with an international certification body of OFDC China (processing)
  • Acquired IFOAM certification body and internationally accredited ISO 65 designated body (the first in Korea to be qualified simultaneously)
  • Training on Thailand ACT International Certification Organization Group Certification Inspection
  • Business alliance with BIOAGRICERT (launched NOP, JAS, EU certification inspection)

2008  ~  2009

  • Visit BIOFACH
  • MOU signed with STAR-K, launched Kosher certification service
  • Acted to host the 2011 IFOAM World Organic Agriculture Festival to Gyeonggi-do (Italy)
  • Inspector Training for organic processed products
  • Inspector Training for OMRl material inspection/NON-GMO inspection

2010  ~  2011

  • Advanced organic inspector training for IOIA from USA (organic fisheries, organic beekeeping, COR certification training)
  • Participated in German BIOFACH and active networking with overseas certification bodies
  • Participated in the 17th IFOAM World Organic Agricultural Festival (cosmetics) and operated a booth
  • Business alliance MOU singed with IMO, IBD, ACO, BiOAgricert, and Biogro
  • Acquired Canada certification (COR) and European Union (EU) certification
  • Acquired IFOAM seafood certification
  • Minister Award from the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

2012  ~  2013

  • Participated in German BIOFACH and networking with overseas certification bodies
  • Established Southern Branch Office in Hwasun-gun, Jeollanam-do (01/07/2012)
  • Minister Award from the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Conduct overseas residency certification inspection by activating international network
  • Nature organic cosmetics certification inspection

2014  ~  2015

  • US conformity recognition evaluators visited DCOK as a representative Korean certification body
  • EU conformity recognition evaluators visited DCOK as a representative Korean certification body
  • Japanese US conformity recognition evaluators visited DCOK as a representative Korean certification body
  • Group (DCOK) Minister Award from the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Minister Award from the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

2016  ~  2017

  • Inspector Training for GAP certification (3 staff)
  • MOU with CHC certification body of China, launched Chinese organic certification inspection service
  • Pass the Chinese organic certification inspector qualification exam
  • Launched COSMOS cosmetics certification services
  • Launched activities to establish a branch office in Brazil

2018  ~  2019

  • Appointed as an expert member of the Association for Korea Eco-Friendly Certification Institutions
  • Excellent institution selected by NAQS (27/09/2018)
  • Visited by Indian conformity assessment team
  • Signed MOU with ZNLA in China
  • Visited by Argentinian ambassador team
  • Excellent institution selected by NAQS for 2 consecutive years (06/082019)
  • Signed MOU with Mayacert
  • Acquired organic fisheries inspector qualifications (3 staff) by National Fisheries Quality Management Service (NFQS) (31/10/2019)

2020  ~  2021

  • Signed MOU with LETIS, Argentina (08/01/2020)
  • DCOK office moved from Socho-myeon to Musil-dong (13/07/2020)
  • Excellent certification body for three consecutive years by the NAQS
  • No. 102 Private Organic Fisheries Certification Agency by NFQS (30/10/2020)
  • Expanded geographic coverage of IFOAM certification (Germany, Laos, USA)
  • Introduced remote online inspection (04/12/2020)
  • Added non-pesticides processed food and organic 70% certification scope (02/12/2020)
  • Inauguration of CEO Lee Eunice (17/12/2020)
  • No. 1 antibiotic-free livestock product certification body according to the Livestock Act
  • MOU signed with Asure Quality of New Zealand
  • MOU signed with Eco Garden of Taiwan
  • MOU signed with NCO of Australia
  • Excellent certification institution for 4 consecutive years by NAQS
  • MOU signed with FOFCC of China, registered as a certification inspector
  • MOU signed with STC of Ukraine, registered as a certification inspector
  • Expanded geographic coverage of IFOAM certification (Cambodia)
  • 아르헨티나 LETIS와 MOU체결 (2020.1.8.)

2022 ~

  • Launch VEGAN DCOK certification
  • Minister Award from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • MOU signed with NHONHO of Vietnam, register an inspector of an overseas institution
  • Changed CEO’s name (LEE Eunice → NA Eunmi)
  • 20th anniversary of the establishment of DCOK