Solina strives to develop food innovations and provide customised concept-based solutions in an efficient way. To do this, we have built our production centres where our clients operate. Each production centre meets international certification standards and is able to respond effectively and quickly to the specific needs of each client we serve in the savoury Food Industry, Food Service, Butchery and Nutrition sectors. This ability is a direct outcome of our production ethos and a concrete illustration of our ‘glocal’ mindset.

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Right Product, Right Place, Right Time

Solina’s production ambition rests on two distinct but equally important pillars. We want to be sales-driven and close to our clients in both the logistical and human sense. For these reasons, we currently have 17 production centres operating in ten countries. Russia is a growing market for Solina, and our 18th centre will be operational there by 2020. We also have logistics centres split in Europe (mainly France, Belgium & Romania).

This structure plays a major role in Solina’s ability to deliver customised solutions quickly. As Operation Director Sylvain Leopold puts it, local production helps us deliver “the right product, in the right place, at the right price and on time.” Every centre’s production operations meet the specific needs of local clients. For example, production at Solina’s newest centre in Izmir, Turkey is 100% halal. We stock over 16,000 different SKUs across production centres, which means we can respond to whatever order a client comes to us with. This proximity also ensures lightning-quick turnaround times, so we typically count a few days between receiving an order and delivery.

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Certifications and wellbeing at Work

The ability of our production teams to deliver customised ingredient solutions in very short periods of time relies on their strong ties to other Solina departments, including the supply chain, quality assurance, and especially R&D. With an on-site R&D team specifically trained in production and supply chain processes, we can respond efficiently to highly specific client orders and trace every Solina product all the way through its development to the market.

 All Solina production centres meet international quality certification and food safety standards, which we are committed to keeping current. In addition, most of our production centres offer specific production lines for targeted certifications that include organic, halal, and kosher. We currently have more than 20 certifications, including most recently BRC7 Grade AA in Denmark, and Grades A and A+ in the UK and Estonia, respectively.

In line with regulations, good professional practices and our CSR approach, we strengthen our action towards Health and Safety at work. Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy working environment free from the risks of workplace injury and illness. This can only be achieved through the active participation, cooperation and commitment of everyone in the workplace. Although we do already have many initiatives in our factories, we want to go the extra mile because Health and Safety is at the heart of Solina’s commitments.

Food Safety and Quality

As far as quality is concerned, Solina’s aim is to
meet and go beyond food safety regulations.
Food safety and quality are a top priority at Solina.
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Sourcing

We are proud of the ethical, sustainable way we source
the raw materials. We work towards sourcing raw materials
that are good for the planet and help us create high-quality
products that taste great.