23 February 2015

Bashtanka cheese plant has successfully passed certification for compliance with integrated safety management system and the quality of food requirements of the two international standards ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 (HACCP).

Swiss company SGS conducted an audit and stated that the production of natural hard, cheddar, semi-soft, processed and flavored cheeses, as well as the production of butter, pasteurized milk and dairy products on Bashtanka cheese plant meets all the requirements of international standards, which is confirmed by certificates ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 (HACCP).

These international standards specify the requirements for system and quality of food products safety and are specially designed for organizations that want to prove their ability to systematical production of quality products that meet the needs of consumers. The validity of the certificate is 3 years, after which the audit must be repeated.

Bashtanka cheese plant is a part of the Group of Companies Milk Alliance. It operates on the cheese market of Ukraine for nearly 40 years and has a reputation of high-quality dairy products manufacturer. It is a modern enterprise for the production of cheese, butter, skimmed milk and sour-milk dairy products. Personnel involved in the operation of the quality management system has an adequate level of education, training and competence that allows it to apply knowledge and experience in the process of production.

The plant’s products are sold under the brand name Slavia. The product portfolio of Bashtanka cheese plant consists of more than 80 SKUs. The products of the enterprise are constantly in high demand among consumers.