Management systems

We recognise the market demands and continuously work to advance our business processes.

We recognise the market demands and continuously work to advance our business processes.

We introduce management systems of Podravka through fundamental principles and standard policies, business practices, and the legislation of Croatia, the EU and other countries in which we do business.

  • Continuously recognise and implement market demands and maintain and improve the implemented systems
  • Ensure security and high product quality with the best quality ingredients, modern technological processes and knowledge, and defined business processes within the company
  • Efficacy of the management system lies on mutual cooperation and good communications with suppliers, customers, and all participants in the food chain and interested parties
  • Efficacy of the management system is achieved through continuous professional development of employees, mentored by our expert staff who possess a high level of technological knowledge and knowledge of corporate management
  • With efficient management of business processes, we create new trends while respecting company traditions
  • With an efficient management system of business processes, we achieved the application of the principle of continuous advancement, risk management-based thinking, and establishing a culture of food safety and quality.


Making tasty, healthy food through knowledge and heart.


Creating a tastier world. Always with heart.

The Podravka integrated management system encompasses the following certified systems:

  • ISO 9001 Quality management systems - requirements
  • IFS (International Featured Standards) - IFS Food – international food standards
  • BRCGS (British Retail Consortium Global Standard) - Food Safety – Global food safety standard
  • AOECS (Association of European Coeliac Societies)
  • HALAL certificate – certification according to the standard HRN BAS 1049 Halal food
  • KOSHER certificate issued by Rabbi Dr. Kotel Da-Don, Chief Rabbi in the Bet Israel religious society in Croatia
  • BIO (ECO, BIO or ORGANSKO) – certificate for organic products
  • VEGAN (V-label) – European vegetarian label, a label of the European Vegetarian Union (EVU) for products produced in line with vegetarian and vegan ethics, in accordance with the EVU requirements
  • RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Information security management system
  • ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems

Management systems imply:

  • Compliance with the legislative requirements
  • and other systems that are not certified, but are implemented in the company, from corporate social responsibility, to food supply chain security according to the CTPAT requirements (U.S. Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)

Pursuant to the Strategy of Sustainable Operations of the Podravka Group, we are planning to introduce the following standards:

  • ISO 50001 Energy management systems
  • ISO 14001 Environment management systems
  • ISO 26000 Social responsibility

Business processes are managed according to the principles of continuous improvements and riskmanagement-based thinking, and through this we readily adapt to internal and external changes and opportunities, and achieved improved results.


Food safety and quality system

We are dedicated to ensuring the highest level of food safety and quality

  • We continually maintain and improve the introduced management system based on the most stringent food safety standards and regulations of the Republic of Croatia, European Union, and all countries in which we operate, with a focus on the food safety and quality system
  • Continuously improve the safety and quality of Podravka products through the application of the leading food safety standards IFS Food (International Featured Standard-Food) and BRCGS Food Safety, whose certificates confirm the safety of our products
  • Our fundamental focus is the production of high quality and health compliant products based on good manufacturer’s practice and principles of managing the quality and safety of food
  • We possess a quality control system with laboratories responsible for planning, control and verification of the quality and health compliance, integrated through the SAP QM information system
  • Continuously caring for employee development, in order to attain and maintain a high level of technological knowledge and skills in corporate governance, as one of the most important determinants for maintaining the established food safety and quality system
  • We implement the principles of food security and quality culture, spreading awareness as to the important of implementing food safety and quality systems at all levels of the company