Production

Watch the video and discover how the famous Crik Crok chips – the crunchiest potato snacks in the world - are made!

The quality of ICA FOODS

ICA FOODS focuses on the quality of a service provided every day to the customer: With over thirty years of experience, over 70 direct distribution warehouses nationwide and a network of 600 salesman, ICA FOODS secures daily an excellent service, synonymous Of quality and reliability. ICA FOODS is constantly working to propose to the customer only products that can really generate new interest, with the utmost attention to the demands and needs of the consumer to provide a "tailor made" service to the customer. ICA FOODS is able to guarantee, with a highly qualified R & D department, a steady flow of ideas and new projects with the goal of satisfying, surprising and enjoying the consumer. ICA FOODS provides an accurate and fast service that protects the freshness and quality of the products. From the selection of raw materials to distribution and contact with the final consumer, ICA FOODS works daily to maintain a high quality standard. All the production process is certified and controlled at every stage of snack processing to offer our customers a high quality service. ICA FOODS obtained also the highly acclaimed international certification IFS INTERNATIONAL FEATURED STANDARDS CERTIFICATION, which attests to the highest standards of production for food processing, packaging and marketing. ICA FOODS also has HACCP self-certification that ensures compliance with European food safety regulations. All processes involved in Quality Management - from Purchasing, Production, Quality Control, to Marketing and Sales Management - are governed by procedures that meet the established quality standards. The raw materials used are only purchased by qualified suppliers that guarantee The GMO FREE and compliance with regulatory obligations. Products are monitored by suitably trained personnel during all operational phases. The gadgets ICA FOODS uses for the Crik Crok & Toys chips product line are periodically controlled by the highly qualified International ICQ / UL Institute, able to provide periodic inspections and certification providing high quality standard of the supplied items. www.celiachia.it Celiac disease is a permanent intolerance to gluten, protein in oats, wheat, spelled, kamut, barley, rye, spelled and triticale. The incidence of this intolerance in Italy is estimated in a subject every 100 people. Celiac diseases would potentially be 600,000, but little more than 100,000 have been diagnosed. Every year, 10,000 new diagnosis are carried out with an annual increase of about 10%. ICA FOODS and its snacks are officially included in the Food Preservation issued by the AIC, the Italian Celiac Association. To view the updated gluten-free snack list, click here. www.esa.org.uk ICA FOODS since 1987 is a member of the ESA European Snacks Association, the only organization in Europe committed to promoting the salty snack industry on behalf of producers and associates.

ICA FOODS for the environment

We believe it is very important to use natural ingredients, as much as to respect nature and the surrounding environment. IN THE YEARS 2011 AND 2012, ICA FOODS COMMITTED TO REDUCE UP TO A SIGNIFICANT 22% THE TOTAL INVOLVEMNT OF THE PACKAGING MATERIAL USED. SAVING ON THE PACKAGE FOILS MEANS A CONSISTENT REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF TREES USED TO PRODUCE THE MATERIAL WE NEED. ICA FOODS PLANS TO FURTHER REDUCE THIS FIGURE BY 2014.

ICA FOODS also produces over 40m3 per hour of drinkable water, thanks to a high-technology purification plant which keeps the impact of production over water sources at a very low level.

Our packages are 100% recyclable, in order to reduce to the minimum our impact over the environment. ICA FOODS operates in all its factories in accordance with all regulations and safety measures concerning recycling and waste disposal, thoroughly respecting the environment and preserving the nature at the most.