The management model we have implemented is very important to us, integrating a set of policies that seek, through continuous improvement, to make the systems dynamic and contribute to the company's strategy, which has been defined for the coming years.
The implementation and certification in Good Manufacturing Practices based on the Food Codex demonstrates that the organisation is committed to maintaining product safety.
The Food Codex is based on the implementation of controls such as pest control, waste management, cleanliness of facilities, staff behaviour and hygiene, GMP in facilities and control of glass and hard plastics.
It is an international standard for the cane sugar sector that promotes successful sustainable producer communities and a reliable and secure supply chain.
Principles include adherence to the law, respect for human rights and labour standards, managing operational efficiencies to achieve sustainability, actively managing biodiversity and the ecosystem, and continuous process improvement.
Magdalena is the first mill in Guatemala to achieve Bonsucro sustainability certification.
The FSSC 22000 Food Safety Certification System is the certification scheme for Food Safety Management Systems using the international standards ISO 22000 and the technical specification ISO 22002-1 (Prerequisite Programmes). It provides a comprehensive framework for organisations operating in the food industry for the effective management of food safety.
This certification has been fully recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and ensures that a company has a robust food safety management system in place to gain global acceptance and recognition by food manufacturers and retailers.
FSSC 22000 certification is designed to promote international harmonisation and transparency in food safety standards at all levels of the food chain. Scope: Production of Standard and Refined sugar from sugar cane.
It demonstrates that the organisation provides products that meet customer requirements. This standard promotes the adoption of a process-based approach and continuous improvement based on the PHVA cycle (Plan, Do, Check and Act). It is currently in force for sugar cane production, marketing and production of sugar and alcohol in its different qualities: Biogas, CO2, electricity generation and sugar-based premixes.
Demonstrates that the organisation is committed to preventing occupational incidents and occupational diseases. This standard defines the requirements for implementing an Occupational Health and Safety system based on the control of occupational risks and the involvement of all personnel entering the organisation.
This certification is granted by the Orthodox Union, guaranteeing to the Jewish community worldwide that Magdalena products comply with the requirements of the religious traditions of this community. It is currently in force supporting Standard Sugar, Refined Sugar and 96% Alcohol products.
This Great Place to Work® certification is based on research into the world's best work cultures and provides leaders of organisations with objective data, benchmarks and a targeted approach to achieving significant improvements in culture and business performance.