The quality policy of Ravensbergen Food B.V. is based on continuous improving and securing the quality of our products and processes. We do this by integrating our quality policy in the whole organization. We ensure that all our employees adapt the methods, machines and materials in a similar and structured manner. In such a way that the quality is assured, and if necessary, improved.
For the production of our delicious cereal bars and crunchy granola bars we collaborate with reputable raw material and packaging suppliers.
Annually we have a few audits done by customers or extern auditors.
Sustainability and certification
To guarantee the quality of our products, we are audited by external auditors. We also work with organizations to certify our products according to sustainable initiatives. Our residual flow is processed by a GMP + certified company into animal feed. On request of customers we could use FSC certified cardboard for skillets and outer cases.
BRC & IFS
Our ethical standards are being judged during a SMETA audit by SGS. SMETA means “Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit” and is an auditing method for ensuring ethical trading by companies.
On request of the customer we use UTZ certified cacao and hazelnuts for a few of our products. For this we are also audited annually by SGS. The mark UTZ Certified has set up a sustainability program for the farmers who grow coffee, cacao and tea. UTZ Certified focuses professionalize the agricultural practices of the farmers, improve the social facilities of the employees, economical improvements of the farmers and environment improvements. The tracking system of UTZ Certified guarantees that the raw materials are grown responsibly. Their mission is to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm.
Download certificate UTZ - Cocoa
RSPO SCC Group Certification
By using palm oil certificated by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO),we can help to reduce the negative impacts of palm oil cultivation on the environment and communities. Ravensbergen Food is RSPO SC certified (certificate number: CU-RSPO SCC-828058-33) and can supply RSPO certified products based on Segregated (SG) and Mass Balance (MB) RSPO supply chain model. Ask for our certified products for more information.
Ravensbergen Food B.V. is committed to provide a safe and healthy workplace and to promote the health and wellbeing of its employees. Also the standards in the food industry requires to be a non-smoking company. We have therefore decided to adopt the following smoking policy which applies to all employees and visitors of our company:
It is the policy of Ravensbergen Food B.V. to prohibit smoking in all buildings, rooms and the premises to provide and maintain a safe and healthy workplace for all employees.
This policy is effective on June 1, 2016.
Peanut and sesame free company
It is the policy of Ravensbergen Food B.V. that she will not process peanuts and sesame as raw material in her products.
Ravensbergen Food B.V. prohibits the consumption and the bringing of food with peanuts or sesame in her premises for all her employees and visitors to avoid cross contamination with her products and to maintain the peanut and sesame free policy.
The peanut free policy has been in force since January 1, 2015. The start date of the sesame free policy took effect on February 22, 2017.