QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

The Leoncini Company is certified in compliance with the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 and the IFS Food Version 6 (Higher Level).

EXPORT PERMITS

The Leoncini Company, over the years, has undergone many inspections by Italian and foreign health authorities and has achieved export permits to almost every country in the World, even those with the most stringent regulations.

CONSORZIO MORTADELLA BOLOGNA

The Leoncini Company is a member of the Consorzio Mortadella Bologna, an association established in 2001 to safeguard and add value to Mortadella Bologna IGP.  It is also, with assigned number MB11, recognized by the INEQ control body of S. Daniele del Friuli regarding production, cutting and packaging of Mortadella Bologna IGP, operating in compliance with the relevant regulatory specifications.

CONSORZIO DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA

The Langhiranese Prosciutti Company is a member of the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, an association established in 1963 to protect and safeguard the quality of the product, to manage and maintain production rules, to supervise and safeguard the provisions of law and regulations, to protect the name “Prosciutto di Parma” as well as the relevant brand (Corona Ducale). It has been assigned identification code.

H.A.C.C.P.

The group’s factories adopt self-control measures to be applied during all production, packaging, storage and shipping phases, according to H.A.C.C.P. criteria and in compliance with the provisions of (EC) regulations 852/2004 and 853/2004 as further amended. This self-control plan was approved by the Veterinary Service responsible for the territory.

TRACEABILITY

The group adopts traceability measures for its products according to the criteria of (EC) regulation 178/2002 as further amended.

THOUSANDS OF TESTS

Every year, the company carries out thousands of chemical and microbiological tests to check the healthiness of premises and equipment, the effectiveness of cleaning procedures, the safety of incoming raw materials and finished products.  All tests are performed by SINAL certified and accredited laboratories.

STAFF TRAINING

The group carries out regular staff training on the subject of hygiene and health (Legislative Decree No. 155/97) and workers’ safety (D.LGS 81/08 E S.M.I), availing itself of the services of graduates in scientific disciplines.

HYGIENE AND CLEANING

The group has prepared and implemented a hygiene plan to maintain high health and hygiene standards through scheduled cleaning, disinfection, rat control and disinfestation of its premises.

OFFICIAL DAILY CHECKS

Factories, already subject to Official Controls pursuant to (EC) Regulation 882/2004, undergo daily inspections and supervision by the Veterinary Service according to the provisions of the agreements between National Authorities and the FSIS-USDA (USA).