CERTIFICATIONS

The iidea Company is committed to offer products made through the highest quality standard processes, that is our reason for our organic and safety certifications at an international level .

As a global, multicultural company, we have certifications that assure the consumption of our products in over 40 countries around the world, including The United States, France, Brazil, and Japan.

QUALITY POLICY

At The iidea Company our primary commitments are as follows: to guarantee the satisfaction of our clients by making agave products that fulfill the international quality and safety standards; to prevent environmental pollution; to care for the health and integrity of our collaborators; to prevent emergencies and attend them; to fulfill and promote social responsibility among our groups of interest, which is stated in our Code of Conduct, as well as to ensure the fulfillment of legal requirements, regulations, and contractual.

With those commitments and our quality centered focus, we guarantee the continuous improvement of our processes, our products, and our personnel, always supporting the social, economic, and environmental benefits of for all interested parts.

Food Safety

[FSSC 22000]

Conform to the ISO 22000:2005, ISO/TS 22002-1:2009 and additional FSSC 22000 requirements. The certificate is valid for the scope: Production of flavored and not flavored agave syrup, agave powder and powder Inulin.

The FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification provides a framework for effectively managing of organization's food safety responsibilities. FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards.

[BRC]

Conform to the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7: January 2015. The certificate is valid for the scope: Manufacturing and Packing of Agave Syrup, Agave Sweet Powder and Agave Inulin; granulation and packing of agave sweet powder.

The BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Standard for Food Safety was created to ensure supplier compliance and secure retailers’ ability to guarantee the quality and safety of the food products they sell. Today it is used worldwide as a framework for any business (retailers and processors) to assist the production of safe food and the selection of reliable suppliers.

[IFS]

Conform to the IFS Food Standard (version 6 april 2014) foundation level. The certificate is valid for the scope: Manufacturing of agave syrup, agave inulin, agave powder (spray dried powder and granulated) and packing in HDPE (bottles, pailes, buckets, IBC), LDPE bags, PET bottles, and bulk containers.

The IFS is a food quality and safety standard by retail trade groups.

Organic

[US National Organic Program (NOP) 7 CFR Part 2015]

On organic production or agricultural products and indications referring there to on agricultural product and foodstuff. The certificate is valid for the scope: Tequila, Inulin Powder, Liquid agave inulin, Granulated sweet agave, Agave syrup, Sweet agave powder.

[Regulation (EU) No. 834/2007]

This certificate has been issued equivalent to Article 29 (1) of Regulation (EC) No, 834/2007 and of Regulation (EC) No. 889/2008. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave inulin, Sweet Agave Powder, Agave Syrup, Agave Syrup with flavor, Granulated Organic Sweet Agave, Inulin Powder, Liquid agave inulin, Tequila.

[Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS)]

This certificate is to confirm that the inspected operations are in compliance with the technical JAS requirements. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave Inulin, Sweet agave powder, Agave syrup, Agave syrup with flavor, Granulated organic sweet agave, Inulin powder, Liquid agave inulin.

[Korean Organic Certification (KOC]

This certification standard is for Organic processed food pursuant to Article 20 (Article 34) of the Act on Promotion of Environment-friendly Agriculture and Finisher, and Management and Support for Organic Foods and Article 13 (Section 1 of Article 41) of the Enforcement Regulations of the same Act under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave syrup, Inulin powder, Sweet agave powder.

[Naturland]

This certificate is to confirm the compliance with requirements of the EEC Regulations 834/2007 and 889/2008. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave inulin, Agave syrup, Sweet agave powder, Tequila.

[IBD]

This certification standard is for processing of vegetal origin products, under the Brazilian law 10.831/2003 and act 6323/2007. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave syrup, Agave syrup with flavor, Inulin powder, Granulated sweet agave, Agave inulin, Sweet agave powder.

[SAGARPA]

This certificate is to confirm the compliance with requirements of the articles 17, 19, 22 and 23 of the Organic Products Law in Mexico. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave inulin, Liquid agave inulin, Agave syrup, Agave syrup with flavor, Sweet agave powder, Granulated sweet agave, Tequila.

Management system standards Certifications

[ISO 9001:2008]

This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. The certificate is valid for the scope: Production of flavored and not flavored agave syrup: powder agave inulin, powder agave agglomerated and tequila.

[ISO 14001:2004]

This standard provides assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved. The certificate is valid for the scope: Production of flavored and not flavored agave syrup: powder agave inulin, powder agave agglomerated and tequila.

[OHSAS 18001:2007]

OHSAS 18001 is an international occupational health and safety management system specification. The certificate is valid for the scope: Production of flavored and not flavored agave syrup: powder agave inulin, powder agave agglomerated and tequila.

Social Accountability Certifications

[SA8000 – Social Accountability International]

SA8000 have adopted policies and procedures that protect the basic human rights of workers. The certificate is valid for the scope: Production of natural and flavored agave syrup, powdered agave sweetener, agave inulin and tequila.

Fairtrade

The certificate is in compliance with the Fairtrade standards. The certificate is valid for the scope: Salmiana Agave.

Religious Certifications

[Kosher]

Kosher means more than responsible food preparation. Kosher refers to a set of intricate biblical laws that detail the types of food that a Jewish person may eat and the ways in which it may be prepared. The certificate is valid for the scope: Pareve Passover (Agave syrup, Liquid agave inulin); Pareve (Agave Inulin powder, Sweet agave powder, Sweet agave granulated, Tequila).

[HALAL]

This certify that the products have been produced under the supervision of the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave syrup, Inulin Powder, Sweet agave powder and agglomerated.

Other Certifications

[Gluten - Free]

This program supports the notion than “gluten-free” should be defined as the absence of any substance such as gliadins or glutenins in ingredients for Manufacturing and Processing. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave syrup, Agave Inulin Powder, Sweet agave powder, Sweet agave agglomerated.

[NON-GMO]

The goal of the Standard is to assist farmers, processors and manufacturers in avoiding GMO contamination by providing consistency of definitions and methodology for investigating source materials, testing high-risk ingredients, and building identity preservation practices into the supply chain. The certificate is valid for the scope: Agave syrup, Inulin Powder, Organic Sweet agave powder and agglomerated.