About Us


Potato Certification Service, Company Registration number 1995/005404/08, is a non-profit company established on 14 June 1995 for the certification of agricultural products.


Potato Certification Service (NPC) is appointed by the Independent Certification Council for Seed Potatoes, as service provider to exercise the powers, perform the functions and carry out of duties conferred upon, assigned to or imposed upon the authority under the South African Seed Potato Certification Scheme.


Our Vision
Potato Certification Service plays a leadership role in the pursuit of a sustained supply of high-quality planting material to the potato industry of South Africa.

Our Mission
Potato Certification Service supplies an industry-related service which supports the potato industry in South Africa to perform optimally by ensuring the availability of high-quality planting material.

Our Values
Potato Certification Service strives toward excellence through living the following values:

  • Client trust and satisfaction
  • Effective utilisation of resources
  • Equal opportunities
  • Performance orientation