PreGel is committed to provide its customers with the opportunity to meet the market demands, offering products that reflect the variety of dietary restrictions and lifestyles today’s consumers require. Therefore, it provides a wide range of products that are certified:
Palm Oil Free
BRC GLOBAL STANDARD FOR FOOD SAFETY
IFS FOOD (INTERNATIONAL FEATURED STANDARD)
BRC and IFS Food certifications guarantee an efficient system is in place as well as high standards of hygiene. These standards focus on quality and food safety, and a complete application of HACCP as an integral part of the system. The achievement of these certifications demonstrates the Company’s commitment to producing high-quality and healthy food, in compliance with local regulations.
SAFE QUALITY FOOD (SQF)
PreGel America is a SQF certified supplier; the Safe Quality Food (SQF) is an internationally recognized food safety and quality certification program administered by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI). It certificates that all suppliers in the food chain effectively implement robust food safety control systems, and it demands evidence that both a rigorous and credible food safety management system and continuous monitoring procedures are applied.
In 2012, PreGel obtained an organic certification in line with the Company’s policy of sustainability. The organic production method not only responds to consumers’ demand and caters to a specific market but also contributes to environmental protection, animal welfare and rural development. PreGel’s organic products are manufactured in compliance with the EC Reg. 834/2007.
Products that carry a Kosher certification satisfy the requirements of Jewish law in regards to the ingredients and process involved in the production of food or food products.
In 2011, PreGel obtained the Halal certification. Halal-certified products have been certified to follow Islamic food preparation and ingredient standards in keeping with the Halal lifestyle.
HAZELNUT PIEDMONT I.G.P
Since 2013, PreGel has obtained the I.G.P. certification for the Classic Paste product “Piedmont Hazelnuts I.G.P.”. This certification contributes to the development of a sustainable model, enhancing the quality of the resources from local communities in Italy. The product “Piedmont Hazelnuts I.G.P.” meets the requirements of EC Reg. 1151/12 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and food.
LIQUORICE OF CALABRIA D.O.P
In 2014, PreGel also decided to join the D.O.P. certification, making the product “Liquorice of Calabria D.O.P.” manufactured in accordance with the relevant guidelines. This product meets the requirements of EC Reg. 1151/12 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural and food products.