The high product quality is a key success factor of our Hela brand and has been for over 110 years.
Our products are known for their unique taste. To ensure that our products taste so excellent, we have developed a comprehensive and sophisticated system to guarantee our customers the highest standard of food safety. We treat this food safety program with the utmost commitment, seriousness, care and attention.
Quality assurance is our top priority! Our entire team from purchasing, product development, plant management, quality assurance and information technology is working on this goal. We start with a strict selection of suppliers and dealers. The excellent quality of our raw materials is based on many years of cooperation with our suppliers, coupled with thorough controls right up to the country of origin of the spices. Traceability of our raw materials is just as important to us as a responsible purchasing policy. Because it takes ingredients of the highest quality from all over the world, combined with technological expertise, to meet our demands for product quality.
The production processes for our spice and spice mixtures, ketchups and sauces, marinades and many other products are subject to the strict requirements of our quality management system. Among other things, this includes
• Food Safety Programs
• Inspection with metal detectors
• Comprehensive controls by internal and external testing and sensory laboratories
• Transparent, international certification standards
Our certifications document that our quality guarantee is not just a promise:
• Auditing according to IFS-Food Standard
• Approval for export to the USA
• Certification according to EC Organic Regulation No. 834/2007
• Halal certification (product overview on request)
• Kosher certification (product overview on request)