RIP Standard is guidelines for hygiene, environment and quality of potato packers, and was developed in order to highlight the relevant parts of ISO 9000, ISO 14000 and HACCP. The guidelines have also been adapted to the BRC standard to meet trade requirements. SMAK (Swedish potatoes) is a certification body which offer certification of farming and food industries. With auditors all over Sweden they offer credibility to their client’s commitments according to quality, food safety, environmental and animal welfare. SMAK is owned by a foundation, in which farmers and food industries are represented. They offer certification according to the European regulations on organic production, RIP, KRAV, IP Sigill, GlobalG.A.P and BRC.