The company owns the following certifications:
UNI EN ISO 9001, BRC, IFS.
The acronym ISO 9000 identifies a set of standards and guidelines developed by the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) which define the requirements for the fulfilment of a quality management systems. This has a series of aims: conduct business processes, improve the efficiency of the making of and delivery of our products and increase customers’ satisfaction.
BRC and IFS refer to two fundamental international standards for the certification of quality of the supply chain to Large-Scale Retail.
|UNI EN ISO 9001: 2008 is an international standard setting the requirements of a management quality system for a service. The requirements needed are “general” and could be implemented by any type of organization.|
BRC (British Retail Consortium) developed in England where is now institutionalised and a specific global standard for the safety of agricultural foods. It is based on a quality standard that involve HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point), the working environment and product and procedure checks.
This standard also represents a great opportunity to show the continuous commitment of the firm towards safety, quality and respect for the rules that control of agribusiness.
IFS is an international standard shared by the French and German GDO industry. The requirements set by this standard refer to quality management systems, the HACCP methodology, together with other GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and GLP (Good Hygiene Practice) requirements. The aim is to ensure the respect for the safety and quality requirements as well as the laws that regulate this sector.
IT IS ALSO REGISTERED ON THE FDA (USA)
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is a US agency that deals with the regulation of food and pharmaceutical products. It depends from the Department of Health and Human Services of the USA.
The FDA registration is now a requirement for all those companies that produce, transform, wrap or store food, beverages and food supplements intended to be consumed in the USA.
FDA’s aim is to protect citizens’ health through certain rules that control products put on the market under its jurisdiction; those include drugs, foods, supplements, additives, animal feed and veterinary drugs, medical equipment, blood and its components, its derivatives for transfusions and cosmetics. One of the control tools include an evaluation before putting products on the market as well as monitoring the post-marketing process.