Certifications & Registrations
- ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management System
- ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management System
- FSSC 22000 v 3.1 – ISO TS 22002-12009 – Food Safety Management System
- BRC Global standard for food safety v7
- EU approval and Certificate of compliance from Maldives Food & Drug Authority (MDV 011)
- Marine Stewardship Council – Chain of Custody Standard (MSC-C-51680)
- Earth Island Institute Dolphin – Safe International Monitoring program
- Halal certificate from Islamic Ministry Maldives
- Complies with requirement of SMETA ZS1063843 & ZC1081281
- USFDA registration – 14242720784
- Organic Declaration – For tuna in Organic Sunflower Oil & Organic Extra virgin Olive oil
- Compliance Audit certificate from Marks and Spencer – Customer Specific
- Fish processing license – Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture – Republic of Maldives
- Certificate of Registration (C-123/2003) – Ministry of Trade and Industries
ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
We, at Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. are dedicated to achieve excellence in environment and sustainability by optimal the use of water, electricity and other available natural resources. We are committed to safe-guard environment by minimizing the waste production and adopting suitable and Eco-friendly method for waste collection and disposal.
Since April 2003, Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. is in compliance with the regulatory standards; and has not received any complaints from the regulatory bodies ,regarding any negative impact to the environment. Our company operations are literally free from any monetary fines and values raised due to non-conformance or violations of the regulatory requirements. We are certified ISO 14001:2015 (Environment Management System) standard; which are, set out international standard guidelines to manage the environment of our operations, and to identify, minimize and control the impacts to the environment, from our operational aspects. We promote the most sustainable method of fishing – Pole and Line fishing method; which is well known for its one-by-one catch of fish using pole, one hook on one line; meaning that no other marine life is harmed in the process. We are a proud member of International Pole and Line Foundation (IPNLF).
Management at horizon fisheries are committed to encourage and support the fishing community involved in the sustainable fishing of tuna and contribute to the community development through our corporate social responsibility.
QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA)
Quality assurance at Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. is achieved through the maintenance of an approved level of quality in a product or process, especially by means of meticulous attention and extra care at every stage on the process of production. We, at Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. are dedicated to achieve excellence in quality throughout the supply chain; even during product storage and product shelf-life. We have adopted different international standards in our process to ensure safe and quality food for our customers.
Our quality assurance wing includes well trained, competent employees to carry out online quality control and in house testing programs. Quality assurance concept starts from fish harvesting and ends at the customer’s table; where various parameters on biological, physical and chemical factors are tested throughout the production process. We ensure products manufactured at Maandhoo Fisheries Complex are compliant with international food safety standards and customer requirements.
Horizon Fisheries adopts risk based management system approach in its operations to ensure the safety of end customers. Our company is very keen on observing and implementing the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015(Quality Management System) standard and GFSI standards like BRC, FSSC 22000 in our process. A process driven approach is used to define goals regarding product design, development and production. Our Sales and Marketing wing conducts market research and new product development with the joint effort from Quality Assurance team.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, BUSINESS ETHICS, HEALTH AND SAFETY
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy of Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. strives for broad concepts including human rights, corporate governance, health & safety and environmental effects; which ultimately aims at the drive towards sustainability. Some of the various international certification standards Horizon fisheries Pvt. Ltd. has been very keen on are as follows:
MSC CoC Certification
A traceability and segregation standard that is applicable to the full supply chain from a certified fishery or farm to final sale.
Fair Trade USA Certification
Aims at empowerment and economic development of fishing community, health and safety, protection of human rights, improve quality of healthcare and education of fishing community and environmental stewardship including responsible fishing practices, diversity protection and fishery management.
Horizon Fisheries Pvt. Ltd. adopts and understand the importance of compliance to all applicable health and safety standards and regulations related to work at the factory and the supply chain. We respect the values, culture and ethics of our employees, suppliers and customers. We are committed to safeguard the health of our employees by implementing various applicable health and safety standards in our operations. We are proud to be a member of Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA).