We work with a team of in-house quality assessment officers and those of our sourcing partners. With our highly skilled teams and range of certifications, Crown of Holland works continuously to monitor the quality of its entire product range. In addition, we strive to ensure the highest food safety standards for our customers. The quality team at Crown of Holland works closely together with the Quality department of Tradin Organic. For more information on the quality assurance of Tradin Organic, click here
Food safety and quality programs lead by our dedicated Quality Assurance team verify all links of the supply chain to ensure the integrity of our products. Crown of Holland employs experienced agronomists and auditors to monitor and share best practices between all partners in the supply chain. Suppliers are required to have a Food Safety management system in place, preferably based on the HACCP principles. Crown of Holland monitors Food Safety wherever possible through accredited, specialized laboratories conducting chemical and microbiological analysis. Crown of Holland appoints third party companies to monitor physical hazards and this mix of internal and external monitoring bodies ensures optimum product safety. The frequency and type of inspections depends on Crown of Holland’s risk assessment, which is compiled based on recommendations by internal and external specialists and our customers’ requirements.
Crown of Holland invests in internal and external audits, KPI monitoring and research on new arising issues to ensure organic integrity and continue to monitor concerns in the market. Direct sourcing and company managed processing are another key element to controlling organic integrity and product quality all the way from farm to warehouse. We have deployed strict product specifications to rank product quality based on experience and market knowledge. Product quality is monitored at the source and in the Upstream Supply Chain by independent third parties. Finding the right source is based on successful initial communication of expected product quality and service. Crown of Holland specializes in meeting its customers high expectations.
As a result of our robust quality management systems, we hold several quality and food safety certifications including BRC and GMP+. In addition to our organic certifications, our product range is also available with numerous social certifications. The approval and maintenance of our certifications is also handled by our Quality Management team. For more information, visit our certifications page.