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Consumer Goods Manufacturers



Member since

14 February 2012


Zentis GmbH & Co KG

Zentis is one of Europe's leading companies for processing fruits. The fruit expert is based in Aachen. The business segments are structured in four divisions: fruit preparations for dairy products, fruit preparations and pastes for baking products and confectionery, fruit spreads and sweet spreads, and confectionery products. Zentis was established in Aachen in 1893. Today, the company employs 1,985 people worldwide. In 2010, group revenue amounted to some 611 million euros. 65 percent was attributable to fruit preparations and 23 percent to spreads. The proportion of confectionery was nine percent, while fillings for baking products contributed around three percent.
  • Zentis Süsswaren GmbH und Co. KG

ACOP Report Submissions

  • Zentis_GmbH___Co_KG-ACOP2018.pdf
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    2017 zentis gmbh co kg-ACOP2017.pdf 29.3 KB
    2016 zentis gmbh co kg-ACOP2016.pdf 29.3 KB
    2015 zentis gmbh & co kg-ACOP2015.pdf 20.9 KB
    2014 zentis gmbh & co kg-ACOP2014b.pdf 18.7 KB
    2013/2014 zentis-gmbh-co-kg-ACOP2014.pdf 19.5 KB
    2012/2013 ZENTIS GMBH & CO KG.pdf -

    Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    internal information
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    certification by BM TRADA
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
    Nature is our most important supplier. That is why we strive to be a sustainable, environmentally-friendly business. At the same time, we have the highest responsibilities to our customers with regard to food safety and quality. We source our fruits and other natural raw materials from suppliers all over the world. We have worked for many years with most of these proven partners. Our environmental standards far exceed international legal requirements and we ensure that all our partners strictly adhere to these standards. To guarantee consistent high quality, we closely monitor our suppliersâ?? records on environmental and social issues. Likewise, we are subject to constant inspections by the relevant authorities and by our customers. We constantly seek new technologies and processes to improve our product manufacturing. The entire production process from incoming goods to filling is subject to strict and precise testing and hygiene regulations. We repeatedly and carefully test all raw materials and products during the various stages of production. Moreover, our in-house quality control efforts and production steps everything from laser grading to x-ray inspection are regarded as exemplary and ground-breaking in our sector. We annually achieve levels of distinction according to national and international BRC and IFS (International Food Standard, Higher Level) certification programs. In addition, we regularly undergo customer audits with comprehensive testing categories. To make production processes more environmentally friendly, we strive to reduce our energy and water consumption. Likewise, we want to cut the amount of refuse and waste water we produce. We absolutely oppose any kind of discrimination and exploitation, such as child labor, wage reduction or inhuman treatment. We expect our business partners to follow the same principles. Because we want our business to be sustainable over the long term, we value open dialogue with customers and employees. We also are committed to our communities. In particular, this reflects our connection and ties to our traditional location in Aachen.
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