Notice on the Acquisition of Certification as a Designated Analysis Organization for SOFIX (Soil Fertile Index )


On December 30, 2015, Kurita Analysis Service Co., Ltd. obtained certification from the Japan-based SOFIX Agricultural Promotion Organization as a designated analysis organization for SOFIX analysis.

Using the soil and fertilizer analysis technologies it has accumulated to date, Kurita Analysis Service will continue to respond to customer needs through analysis in new agricultural fields.

SOFIX is an objective indicator characterizing organic agriculture devised by Professor Kubo of Ritsumeikan University in Japan. What makes it distinctive is that in addition to the regular chemical analysis of agricultural land (quantity of fertilizer component), biological analyses such as biomass and material cycle evaluations are also conducted.
To learn more, visit the SOFIX Agricultural Promotion Organization website.