Accreditations

For Steenbergs latest certificates, please email axel@steenbergs.co.uk.

Food Safety

Steenbergs is registered with North Yorkshire County Council as a food production entity and monitored by them under the EC852/2004 and Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006.  Likewise, it is monitored by North Yorkshire Trading Standards under various other regulations.

Steenbergs' food and beverages production is audited and certified by SALSA under The Salsa Standard: Issue 4, June 2015.

Steenbergs' mulled wine, bouquet garni and tea products are audited and certified by STS under the STS Code of Practice and Technical Standard for Food Processors and Suppliers.

Food Ethics 

Organic

Steenbergs is audited and certified under EC 834/2007 and 889/2008 by Organic Food Federation (GB-ORG-4) for the import, trading and processing of organic products within the European Union.

Fairtrade

Steenbergs' products are approved by The Fairtrade Foundation.  Whilst the audit of Fairtrade businesses transitions from The Fairtrade Foundation to FLOCERT, Steenbergs has Permission to Trade from FLOCERT for the packing and sale of Fairtrade teas, spices and bakery flavours.  Steenbergs' FLO ID is 2998.

Kosher

Many of Steenbergs products are audited and certified as kosher (Pareve non-Passover) by the London Beth Din Kashrut Division.

Sedex

Steenbergs is a member of Sedex.  Sedex is a collaborative forum for buyers, suppliers and auditors to store and share information, and manage performance on labour rights, health and safety, the environment and business ethics.  Sedex is not a standard setting body, but is a sign of Steenbergs' willingness to share data and use information to manage and improve ethical standards in the supply chain. 

Vegan

Steenbergs Home Baking Flavours are registered with The Vegan Society as being suitable for vegans.  The rest of Steenbergs products are also vegetarian and vegan, but they have not been registered as such.

Other Assurance and Regulatory Providers

Accountants

F. E. Metcalfe & Co, Chartered Accountants, provides Steenbergs with accountancy and tax services and advice, together with employment advice.

Health, Safety and Fire

NFU Mutual provides consultancy and assessment on Health and Safety matters.  H. E. Woolley undertakes Steenbergs' Fire Risk Assessment, providing advice on Fire Safety matters and fire protection services.

Insurance

NFU Mutual provides Steenbergs with business, key person and product liability insurance, together with consultancy on health and safety.

Legal

Raworths provides Steenbergs with corporate, employment and property legal advice and services.