NATURE OF THE PROCESSES USED

Raw materials and semi-manufactured products may only be processed through very specific physical and physico-chemical or microbiological/ biotechnological processes which are recorded in the positive list.

Are only authorised processes which:

  • Give good biodegradable molecules.
  • Respect the naturally active substances.
  • Allow a good management of the waste and the energy consumption.

Moreover,

  • Raw materials must remain authentic (not chemically processed) and devoid of any kind of contamination.
  • Semi-manufactured products may not be polluted through any form of contamination such as:
    • Mycotoxines.
    • PCB and PCDD/F.
    • Residue of pesticides.
    • Other forbidden substances mentioned in legal regulation.