BENEO's plants in Wijgmaal, Belgium, and Confienza, Italy, have been awarded their first International Food Standard (IFS) certification, with an impressive score of 98.5 percent at higher level. Both facilities produce BENEO's functional rice derivatives, including the company's renowned Remyline, Remygel and Remyflo brands.
Achieving this recognition from IFS verifies that BENEO's plants in Wijgmaal and Confienza have proven compliance with the highest industry standards. This reinforces BENEO's excellent IFS records previously received at its other plants in Oreye, Belgium; Offstein, Germany; and Pemuco; Chile that were rated at 97 percent, 99.89 percent and 99.36 percent respectively. The high score certifications affirm BENEO's dedication to quality and supports the company's goal to become the preferred partner of choice for functional ingredient customers worldwide.
Dr. Matthias Moser, member of the BENEO Executive Board, stated, "We are pleased to see that our plants in Wijgmaal and Confienza have proven themselves to be compliant to internationally accepted standards. This outstanding result from the IFS underscores our commitment to provide the highest quality products worldwide. BENEO strives to achieve continuous improvement in all fields, in order to offer the best possible products and services to customers."
The IFS is a standard for auditing the quality and safety of food processes and products, and is conducted on a yearly basis. It confirms compliance to the highest standards and is acknowledged throughout the worldwide food industry as well as by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).