In an ever more demanding world, safe food takes an increasingly important place. Producers and consumers around the world have to be able to rely on our products to be safe, at all times. In order to deliver food grade natural casings Van Hessen goes to great lengths. We ensure that all operations during production, cleaning, selecting and distribution within the Van Hessen group are in compliance with, or even exceed, (inter)national legislation and our own quality standards.
Inside the slaughterhouse
We take great pride in the quality of our products. At Van Hessen we operate our own gutrooms inside slaughterhouses across the globe. Our gutroom management and QA teams work closely together to ensure we comply to the ever increasing demands that we lay down upon ourselves, from our customers and the authorities. Because we employ our own staff in the gutrooms, the process of saving the raw materials can be controlled and optimized. Van Hessen’s involvement at the earliest possible stage – inside the slaughterhouse –guarantees consistently high-quality products.
Thanks to our own selection plants, with our own management and employees, we can guarantee a uniform and consistent high-quality product that matches the requirements of our customers. Because we stay in close contact with both our customers and our selection plants, we are able to comply with changing customer demands.
International ‘market based’ food safety programs
In order to reflect our own demands and those of our customers and to guarantee safe products, we are always working on implementing internationally recognized standards at all of our locations. Because food safety and quality are our top priority, our facilities hold high certification levels on recognized certification programs by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), such as BRC, IFS and FSCC22000.
Download public certificates here.