Atria Russia meat-processing plant in Gorelovo certified against FSSC 22000
Following the audit conducted by SGS in March 2013, Atria Russia’s meat-processing plant in Gorelovo food safety management system has been certified against FSSC 22000.
FSSC 22000 is one of the certification schemes recognized by GFSI, chaired by senior managers of largest food market players: Walmart, Carrefour, McDonalds, Danone, Coca-Cola, Nestle, METRO Group and others.
In 2012, one of the plant’s production line (ready-to-eat meat products line) was certified against FSSC 22000. During the past year the Atria Russia team in Gorelovo put efforts in implementing international food safety requirements in all production lines, including sausages, meat products, ready-to-eat products as well as smoked sausage cut into pieces. These efforts resulted in SGS certification testifying of the implemented management system compliance with FSSC 22000.
In the course of the SGS audit Atria Russia site in Gorelovo demonstrated the effective implementation and maintenance / improvement of the food safety management system. In particular, SGS auditors highlighted the quality of internal audits conducted at the factory as one of the key tools to maintain and improve a management system.
Atria Russia is the manufacturer of food products: sausages, delicatessen, snacks and convenience food (ready-to-eat meat products and pizza). Atria Russia is member of the Atria Group (Atria plc) – the largest meat processing plant in Finland and one of the leading food company in Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltics. Atria Russia integrates the meat-processing company Pit-Product operating in St. Petersburg since 1996, and the meat-processing company CampoMos. In fast food segment, the company markets Sibylla brand.
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