16 April 2019
EFKO Group participated in the South conference on food safety
16 April 2019, Temryuksky district, Russia – EFKO Group’s employees participated in the South conference «Bureau Veritas Russia» «Food safety as a base of competitiveness at internal and external market». The conference took place in Rostov on Don.
A French inspection and certification company «Bureau Veritas» that is a world leader at the market of certification services became an organizer of the event.
The South conference was one of the most important events for the largest players of the agrarian sector of the economy: agricultural producers, grain companies, traders, representatives of food industry enterprises, leading producers and suppliers of raw materials. EFKO Group – one of the three largest agro-industrial holdings in Russia and EEU countries - couldn’t miss this event. The company believes that creation of a quality product is a base of successful business and a conscious duty of all employees – from CEO to ordinary worker.
- Today technologies of production of essentially new products and elaboration of opportunities for creation of products and technologies that are unique in Russia are high-priority. The last one is at the top because of the tasks on import substitution, - Sergey Mezhensky, managing director of the production division «Yug», tells. – Besides, we pay special attention to ecological aspects of our activity. For example, the system of recycling of return condensate as feed water for steam generators and technological needs permitted to reduce significantly consumption of water resources for production. Costs of water consumption, preparation and disposal have been reduced. While efficiency of industrial wastewater cleaning has grown.
Participants and guests of the conference discussed issues on the main requirements for the quality of wheat of the state importing companies of Egypt and Iraq; international standards of safety of feeds, feed additives, compound feeds and premixes GMP+, FAMI QS, changes in European legislation that regulate supplies of export cargo and main requirement for social auditing.
- Apart from the main business program of the conference, we organized a round table on the topic of «Counterfeit and falsification in food industry. Bioterrorism and realization of the new FSSC requirements within a year after the beginning of the publication», discussed with participants of the conference new conditions of international standards FSSC 22000 V4.1 and ISO 22000 and showed a tasting laboratory of the company, - Larisa Pervushina, leading auditor and instructor of «Bureau Veritas», concluded.