The food safety system of De Groot International is certified according to the BRC Global Standard-Food (level A) norms. The scope of the certificate includes the ripening of bananas and the packing of unprocessed fruits and vegetables, the trading of unprocessed fruits and vegetables.
The quality of the products at De Groot International at minimum complies with the trade regulations as established by the European Union. These regulations can be found at www.tuinbouw.nl.
The company possesses over a RIK certificate (Reglement Interne Kwaliteitscontrole) to assure that De Groot International has a strict food safety system.
De Groot International also has a SKAL certification for organic production. A complete overview of the company’s certification is offered in the chart. Moreover, suppliers are to be expected to have an accurate certificate of a GFSI approved food safety system (BRC, IFS, SQF) or GlobalGAP available.» Fairtrade Certificate