Product quality and safety is of Sodrugestvo Group’s priorities. All the raw materials received by the company go through quality and safety checks. We ensure that quality is maintained of our trade and transit goods of third parties, and quality and safety of finished products in the course of production, storage and supply. We share and track flows of products with various names and trademarks, in particular in terms of GM/non-GM.
For operational management of activities on high-quality finished products output the technology of express quality analysis is implemented in the production cycle. The present technology is implemented through the use of in-line and stable NIR- analysers.
Incoming control of raw materials and supplied goods, control over technological processes and finished products in terms of their quality and safety are ensured by internal structural subdivisions, as well as through engagement of independent surveyor and expert organizations, divisions of trade and industry chambers and accredited testing laboratories. Our main partner in the area of laboratory testing in Russia and the FSU is an independent testing laboratory New Lab located in the territory of our production and logistics complex in the Kaliningrad Region. Besides, our modern complex in the Russian Federation accommodates permanent control points of governmental authorities that perform control and supervision over turnover of crops, oilseed and products made by processing them.
All imported and released products subject to conformity declaration, certification or state registration go through the corresponding procedures.
We pay special attention to compliance with requirements and wishes of our customers and consumers of our products and services and that is why we are always open to external audits. Our production, trade and logistical units are subject to regular inspections by such customers as BUNGE, MARS, WRIGLEY, BIOMAR, SKRETTING, Barry Callebaut, Nestlé, Cargill, ROYAL CANIN, BIC.
The Food/Feed Product Safety Management System is based on the HACCP principles and complies with ISO 22000 and GMP+ standards, which is proved by conformity certificates issued by Russian and foreign certification bodies.
All claims are handled by the Department of Raw Materials and Products Quality and Safety.