Main sponsors 2019

QS. Quality scheme for food

Fruit, vegetables, potatoes - from farm to shop

The QS quality scheme for fruit and vegetables stands for complete quality and origin assurance along the entire food chain - from farm to shop. Also companies of preparation and processing as well as logistics service providers can be certified according to QS criteria. The QS scheme currently has around 34,000 scheme participants for fruit and vegetables. These include more than 14,000 producers, almost 860 wholesalers, 38 preparation and processing companies, 386 logistics service providers and around 18,600 food retail stores.

The QS residue monitoring

QS commits all scheme participants in the fruit and vegetable sector to participate in QS residue monitoring. There, compliance with the maximum residue levels for pesticide residues and the use of permitted active substances are monitored. In case of exceedance, the company will be blocked. 77 QS approved laboratories from nine European countries carry out the analyses.

QS International

The availability of goods from certified companies is ensured by mutual audit approvals with international standard providers. Meanwhile, 37 % of the producers participating in the QS scheme and 34 % of the wholesalers come from abroad.

The structure behind it

The reliability of quality assurance in the QS scheme is ensured by a three-stage control system. The first level is an in-plant self-assessment, the second level is the independent control of the companies by QS-approved certification bodies and their participation in monitoring programs and the third level is the permanent internal control system (SIKS), which includes the monitoring of the entire QS scheme and the approved certification bodies. Control measures, such as random inspections, tests for traceability and the support of audits by employees of the QS office ensure the integrity and confidence in the reliability of the QS scheme.

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Partners and Sponsors

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Sponsoring packages 2019


  • Your logo on the ICOP homepage
  • Your logo on the printed programfolder of the conference
  • Logo presentation during the conference breaks
  • One ticket for the conference (without overnight stay)



  • Rollup on site at ICOP 2019
  • Company folder as an insert in the conference documents
  • Your logo on the ICOP homepage and a link to your homepage
  • List by name "sponsored by" when downloading ICOP 2019 scripts
  • Advertising material circulation at the "welcome" evening on 20th November 2019
  • Two tickets for the conference (without overnight stay)



  • Presentation stand and/or rollup for company presentation on site at the conference or in the break area
  • Company folder as an insert in the conference documents
  • Advertising material circulation at the "networking" evening on 22 November 2019
  • Your logo and a one-page contribution on the ICOP homepage and a link to your homepage
  • Naming in press releases, mailings and newsletters (before and after the ICOP)
  • 1/1 page for your company presentation in the program folder
  • two tickets for the conference incl. participation in all excursions and dinner (without overnight stay)




If you are interested in one of these sponsorship opportunities, please contact us:


gfa-consulting gmbh

Isabella Braunstein

Franz-Bruckner-Gasse 15

8160 Weiz, Austria

Tel. +43 / 3172 / 93080 

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