Acquired international standard of food safety

FSSC 22000, an international standard for food safety management system, was approved.

Our own factory, "Kobe Spice Center" of K. Kobayashi & co., ltd. received an improvement in consumer awareness regarding "food safety" and in order to provide even more safe and safe products, in 2015, the International Food Safety Management System " FSSC 22000 "certification was acquired.

2000 (Heisei 12) Introduced ISO 9001 ahead of competitors
2011 (Heisei 23) In-house processing plant "Kobe Spice Center" completed
2015 (Heisei 27) Acquired certification of international certification standard "FSSC 22000"
2016 (Heisei 28) Organic JAS organic processed food (processed organic foods processed food) certified as importer

We will continue to build and maintain a food safety management system based on international standard FSSC 22000, make continuous improvements, and strive to always provide safe and secure products to customers.

What is FSSC 22000 ?

One of the world standard food safety management systems, the Dutch FSSC clarified international standard ISO 22000 (management based on HACCP + ISO), food defense and preconditions Integrated ISO / TS 22002-1 that was made.
International Food Safety Initiative (GFSI: Global Food Safety Initiative), a nonprofit organization established mainly by global food manufacturers and the distribution industry, has adopted an international standard approved as one of food safety certification schemes It is a very strict requirement when compared with the conventional ISO 22000 prerequisite program.

Own factory, Kobe Spice Center

In 2011, we moved from Akashi to Kobe Techno Logistic Park located in Nishi ward, Kobe City, cast about 2 billion yen, built a new factory. In our own factory equipped with the latest technology, we do the selection of spice and herbs imported in whole form, removal of foreign matter, sterilization, crushing, compounding / filling work, quality control.
It produces about 4,000 tons per year, and handles over 300 items in Japan.
Based on FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System Certification, HACCP Food Hygiene Management System HACCP as well as proprietary processing technology making full use of its characteristics as natural spices, quality control is thoroughly undertaken in a hygienic production system.
Currently, production bases are shifting to overseas markets where cost is low. We are preparing a system to deal with small quantities of small varieties, which is technically impossible overseas in mass production type overseas, "Processing that can only be done by K. Kobayashi", So we are challenging for possible suggestions ". If the ingredients are not good, end-users will not be able to produce products that are trusted. K. Kobayashi is committed to maintaining and improving the quality of spices as a raw material, and by responding fully to the needs of customers who need spices, we support products that are reliable, safe and secure.
K. Kobayashi is proud to be a top spice supplier in domestic field with business.