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Compañía Cervecera Consolidates Its Commitment to Quality by Obtaining a Certificate in Food Safety

14 August 2013

The company has also renewed its quality systems and environmental and work safety certifications in its factories

- The last achievement of the company warranties the control of all health risks in its products

- The implementation of this certificate ensures optimal results throughout the food chain and complies with the new ways of working

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, August 13th, 2013 - Compañía Cervecera de Canarias consolidates its commitment to quality by obtaining a new food safety certificate according to the ISO 22000 regulation. Consequently, there has been a renewal of the quality systems and environmental and work safety certificates in its factories, according to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 international regulations and the OHSAS 18001 specification.

The food safety certificate is an important step in compliance with the food laws applied to the company, and guarantees control of all the food risks that could affect the health of consumers.

For Compañía Cervecera, being able to incorporate a control for food risks throughout the whole food chain is a key element, from the buying of raw materials to the production and distribution of products in the market.

In turn, it means recognition for the quality of the products produced by the company, certifying its commitment to the safe foods market.

The implementation of this new certificate has been carried out in a short period of time, thanks to the work of all members of the group created for its implementation, and especially the managers of all the departments involved. Also, it has been done together in compliance with new ways of working for all the employees in both factories.

The new certification and the compliance with quality systems and environmental and job safety international regulations, which started in 1997, allows Compañía Cervecera to continue supporting safety as a key element in the quality of its products.

The revision of the regulations and the new certification has been done through external certifier Bureau Veritas.

About Compañía Cervecera de Canarias

Compañía Cervecera is one of the main national breweries and one of the main engines in the economical and social development in Canarias: it boosts the creation of 7,000 jobs; it is shareholder of several companies in Canarias; and it gives priority to local supplies in order to carry out their production. The company, which is part of the international group SABMiller, has more than 300 business owners from Canarias among its shareholders, which are approximately 30% of the total and are represented with two members in the Board of Directors.

Compañía Cervecera produces its own brand of beer Dorada and Tropical, and under licence Carlsberg; it distributes international brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Guinness and Smithwick’s. Also, it has other beverages such as natural drinks Appletiser and the energetic drink Red Bull.

 

This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on www.sabmiller.com. We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. 

Note, the news release was first published in its local market on August 13th, 2013.

 

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