Natural effervescence process

Ferrarelle mineral water, certified since 2006

CERTIFICATE 15/0586 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The object of this certification is the control system for the production process of Ferrarelle mineral water, from the pumping of the water to its sale on the market, to ensure respect of the required regulation concerning "natural effervescence". In particular, the control service aims to guarantee that the natural effervescence of Ferrarelle mineral water is actually:

  • Of natural origin.
  • Originating from the hydro-mineral basin from which the mineral water flows.
  • In an amount verifiable at the moment it flows from the spring.

Kosher

Ferrarelle and Natìa mineral waters, certified since 2005

CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY ORTHODOX UNION – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

Kosher products are, by definition, all those products that after long control processes can be eaten or imbibed by people of the Jewish faith. Besides guaranteeing the necessary requirements, these products offer a superior quality control level. In fact, in the United States most food industries on the market bear this symbol. The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, known as Orthodox Union or O.U., is one of the oldest Jewish Orthodox organizations of the United States. It is known for its monitoring of "pure foods" identified by the circled-U, which is found on the advertising and labels of food products.

Gost

Ferrarelle and Natìa mineral waters, certified since 2007

CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS - UPDATE as of SEPT. 2015 Page 2/3

The GOST national system was introduced in Russia in the nineties to protect the public health and ensure the safety and quality of imported products. This certification is necessary for most products sold on the Russian market. GOST_r guaranteed products comply with the applicable standards.

ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System

Ferrarelle S.p.A., certified since 1995

CERTIFICATE IT 95/0006 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO SEMESTRAL INSPECTIONS

This standard specifies requirements for a quality management system of an organization that must demonstrate its ability to regularly supply products complying with customer demands and wishes to increase customer satisfaction through an effective application of the system.

ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System

Ferrarelle S.p.A. was one of the first companies in Italy to be accredited. Certified since 1998

CERTIFICATE IT 05/0153 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO SEMESTRAL INSPECTIONS

This standard specifies requirements for an environmental management system that the organization must adopt to help protect the environment and prevent pollution deriving from its processes. Ferrarelle S.p.A. was one of the first companies in Italy to be accredited.

Food safety and process hygiene

The Ferrarelle S.p.A. RIARDO plant, certified since 1999 in compliance with the U.S. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 Chapter 1, Part 165.110B

CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY NSF INTERNATIONAL – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

N.S.F. International is an international certification organization working in the area of public health and food safety. A leader in its sector, it certifies and controls the hygiene level of systems and processes.

ISO 22005:2007 Traceability in the feed and food chain

Ferrarelle SpA, dal 2011

CERTIFICATE 11/2 ISSUED BY RINA SERVICE SPA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The search for product excellence implies full control of the entire production process. This standard supplies the rules for fully satisfying the concepts and requirements of:

  • "TRACKING", which follows the product from the producer to the consumer.
  • "TRACING", which makes it possible to review the entire path taken by the product, right back to its origin.

BRC - Global Standard for Food Safety

Ferrarelle, Natìa and Santagata mineral waters, certified since 2008

CERTIFICATE IT 13/1142 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

Boario and Vitasnella mineral waters, certified since 2011

CERTIFICATE IT 13/0605 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The BRC standard concerns the hygienic-health safety of food products. The purpose of the standard is to ensure that products distributed through GDOs are produced in respect of specific hygienic and qualitative requirements. BRC certification is one of the most widespread international instruments through which the food distribution system certifies its suppliers.

IFS - International Food Standard

Ferrarelle, Natìa and Santagata mineral waters, certified since 2008

CERTIFICATE DE13/81840316 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

Boario and Vitasnella mineral waters, certified since 2011

CERTIFICATE DE13/711041065 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The IFS (International Food Standard) is an operative instrument for certifying suppliers based on requirements of quality, safety and compliance with food product regulations. It is the equivalent of the BRC for Central European countries (Austria, Switzerland, France and Germany). Its purpose is to favor the effective selection of food suppliers for GDOs based on their ability to supply safe products that comply with contract specifications and legal requirements.

EPD - Environmental Product Declaration

Ferrarelle mineral water, certified since 2011

CERTIFICATE S-P-00281 ISSUED BY RINA SERVICE SPA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The environmental product declaration is a voluntary certification that communicates objective, verifiable, and credible information regarding the environmental impact of products and services, starting with the first production phases, from the raw materials used and up to the disposal of the container after consumption (basically, "from cradle to grave").
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Halal

Ferrarelle and Natìa mineral waters, certified since 2014

CERTIFICATE 0110, ISSUED BY HALAL ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS - UPDATE as of SEPT. 2015 page 3/3

The word 'halal' in Arabic means 'permitted' and, specifically in the food area, it sanctions the correct diet of the practicing Muslim. Therefore, 'halal' food is everything that a Muslim is permitted to eat. With more Muslims living in Europe today, this religious rule has become a very successful brand.

H.A.C.C.P. Codex alimentarius self-control system

The Riardo plant, certified since 2014

CERTIFICATE IT14 / 1133 ISSUED BY SGS ITALIA – SUBJECT TO ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

The director of the food industry must identify every phase of its production processes that could be critical for food safety and must guarantee that adequate safety procedures are applied, maintained and updated according to the principles on which the hazard analysis and critical control point system is based.