Brands and Quality
BRANDS AND QUALITY
This firm has the intention to supply the customer and the user of the
website www.italicum.it connected with it, with a clear and exhaustive
information about the quality of food product and not, showed in the
online catalogue and at service for the sale.
information given directly by the producer firms, all goods on the
website www.italicum.it have Italian origin and coincide with community
regulation concerning the security in the production and for the
customer; the same makes use of high qualifying standard for the
verification of application of the same legislation in different
production and commerce phases.
It is a prerogative of the
supplier, the commerce of composed food farming items, preserved with
salt, brine, oil, sugar and syrup, dried, made of alcohol or fruit,
liquid, sauces, creams, of ichthyic bovine, swine, ovine and equine
origin, deriving also from attested organic farming and however all
those corresponding with certificated regional Italian productions.
items and accessories trade always of certificated Italian manufacture
and origin, of different kinds, stuff and destination, combined with
products above listed.
Biological supplies which this firm is
reliant on and how producer asserted, respect the relative regulation
that concern organic farming sector at European level, that is Reg. CEE
Pivotal points of the community regulation are the official
recognition of biological as farming method and the definition of a
control system to protect the buyer and to safeguard the producers.
indications of regulation allow both the producer and the transformer
to carry out them activities in a precise technical context and in
certain and uniform legislative structure for all country of CE.
international scale, the control protocols are defined by organization
like the IFOAM (International Federation Of Organic Agriculture
Movements), they are recognized by European Union and they are applied
in Italy only by organization recognized by the Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
These organizations have the task to follow the production and transformation firms in all phases, in particular:
- Biological conversion phase ( which last for 24 months);
- To improve and maintain the fertility of the ground;
- In the application of protection methods against vermin, diseases and plants that grow over;
- In the control of the absolute prohibition of OGM product use or derived;
- Management of documentation and company register;
- In the control of product labelling;
- In the control of confection, storage and transport of biological product;
In the systematic control of every product coming from biological
production through analysis laboratory to verify the absence of
harmful and banned elements.
Biological products marketed by
this firm and sold through its e-commerce website www.italicum.it are
certificated by the consortium for the control of biological products
(CCPB) of Bologna, how the producer declared.
that regulate the brand and the quality of food farming products, even
though they do not come from biological cultivation, as those that are
marketed by this firm, it is possible to consult order CE n. 509/2006
and n. 510/2006, whose application modalities respectively have been
arranged with orders CE n. 1216/2007 and n. 1898/2006.
particular, the article n. 8 of order 510/2006 stipulate the
denomination, wordings and symbols which can be used in the marketing of
food farming products:
Protected Designation Origin (PDO)
Protected Geographical Indication (PGI).
It is foreseen also the logo for Guarantee Traditional Speciality (STG).
wordings and relative symbols can appear also on the brand of product
coming from other countries, it being understood that marketing on the
community territory must be made in the respect of the effective
Different from these quality brands are those of wine, classified in:
Indicazione geografica tipica (IGT) wines yielded for the 85% by grapes of geographic area of which take name.
denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) wines of quality produced in
a specific area, whose organoleptic characteristics must respect
parameters arranged by preliminary of production.
denominazione di origine controllata e garantita (DOCG) wines of
particular quality and preciousness, subjected to rules of production
more severe than wines DOC (double analysis: chemical- physical and
organoleptic). DOCG wines must have been recognized DOC wines for almost
five years and they must be bottled in container less than 5 litre,
which are assured with a state mark.
Food product pre-pack must respect national and community dispositions concerning labelling for its marketing.
subject is disciplined by directive 2000/13/CE, acknowledged in the
Italian order with Legislative decree 181/2003. These rules concern only
products that are destined to be exported out of territory.
It is necessary that labelling answer to some essential requirements, like:
Do not induce the purchaser at fault about the characteristics of product.
not attribute to the product prevention property, cure and care of
diseases, except of natural mineral water and the food product destined
to particular pathologies, ordered by dispositions ad hoc.
Also, the label must report some indications in compulsory way:
denomination of product with the addition of physical condition
(powdered, liquid, lyophilized, frozen, smoked, concentrated, etc)
The list of ingredients to be expressed in percentage in descending order of quantity used and the specific name.
Indication of potential allergen.
Indication of the maximum limits for the fat continent in meat products
The net quantity in the liquid volume and mass units for other products.
The date of minimum/maximum storage expressed as day, month, year.
The use by date and any special conditions for storage and use for perishable goods.
The name, address and company name of the manufacturer or packer.
Place of origin and provenance of products.
Instructions if necessary.
The alcoholic strength for beverages with an alcohol continent exceeding 1,2%.
For specific products is obligatory to indicate certain data.
must contain the information in a visible, legible, easily
comprehensible and indelible in Italian or translated in Italian.
European Commission has long recommended that the labels of food
products, marketed ought to be written in a official EU language, as
long as easily understandable. They are placed in pre-packaging. Only
when moving to another site to view this performance, the information
can be given on the shipping documents or accompanying.
breach of the above standards for products in the catalogue included on
the site www.italicum.it, owned by this company may be reported to the
fax number 0039.091.532458, by e-mail to the address [email protected]
through certified mail A/R headed to VA.ZI. Italia S.a.s. – Piazza
Tommaso Natale, 117 – Palermo 90147 (Italia).