Certifications and Accreditation
As a pet food industry leader, Trouw Nutrition holds top certifications and accreditations as a testament to our customers that you can count on us to supply the safest, highest-quality ingredients, premixes and blends.
Our certifications and accreditations reflect our consistent supply chain, rigorous quality control program, impeccable plants and high operation standards.
SQF Level 2 Certified
Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification attests that the food products at our facilities meet the stringent global
food safety standards.
FAMI-QS/SFSF International Certified
Internationally recognized, the Feed Additive and preMIxture System (FAMI-QS) certification confirms the quality, safety and regulatory compliance of our specialty feed ingredients, such as feed additives, functional feed ingredients and premixes.
Governed by the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) certification validates that Trouw Nutrition abides by U.S. and foreign countries’ regulations for the safe import and export of animal and plant ingredients.
The HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) risk-based system certifies food safety, including pest control and sanitation, at an international level.
International Organization for Standardization
Trouw Nutrition maintains its International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/IEC 17025:2017 certification for premix analysis, a specialization rare to the pet food industry. This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system.
Restricted Use Protein Product (RUPP)-Free
Restricted Use Protein Product (RUPP)-Free certification authenticates that Trouw Nutrition’s facilities comply with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s regulation prohibiting mammalian protein products and cattle material in animal feed or pet food.
Verified by a USDA-accredited certifying agent, Organic Handler certification indicates that Trouw Nutrition handles organic products in accordance with National Organic Standards.
Granted by the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada, Ractopamine-Free certification substantiates that Trouw Nutrition facilities do not contain ractopamine hydrochloride, a substance not permitted in organic pet food and that is banned in over 160 countries.
Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification
Conducted by an authorized representative of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification verifies Trouw Nutrition’s achievement of comprehensive standards of excellence that exceed existing regulations to maximize food and feed safety.
Trouw Nutrition’s commitment to maintaining these certifications and accreditations reflects our promise to you to provide the safest, highest-quality ingredients, premixes and blends.