Integral Management System

The aim and commitment of Subproductos Cárnicos Echevarria consist of the continual improvement both in the management of the processing plants processes and in the collection service of raw material.

With the purpose of offering to our customers the best services and products, Subproductos Cárnicos Echevarria has implemented an Integral Management System that includes:

Quality and safety management programmes based on techniques of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and on ISO9001 standard.
Environmental management programmes based on ISO14001 standard, preventing, minimising and /or eliminating the impact on environment.
Labour Risk Prevention programmes to prevent, minimise and/or eliminate the inherent risks of each workplace both for internal and external personnel.

We can ensure an optimal management of the by-product from its collection until the dispatch of final products to customers, keeping always 100% of traceability.

The Integral Management System of our company also includes fundamental principles such as:

The management commitment.
The management oriented towards our customers ‘satisfaction.
Promotion of training and environmental awareness.
Prevention of labour accidents and our employees’ health surveillance.
Orientation towards the future with innovation and permanent research.
Care and respect for the environment.
Social Responsability.

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Safety of the product

We apply food safety principles as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), oriented to eliminate the risks that can affect the safety of our products.

Thanks to this approach and within the framework of Quality Management, we comply with the current legislation.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The management programme of Subproductos Carnicos Echevarria leads us not to approach the day-to-day management only to achieve economic goals, but that these ones are compatible with social and environmental aspects, respecting our employees’ values and ethical principles, society and the environment.

Since 2012 our company has implanted the Corporate Social Responsability (CSR) programme to improve the organisation, thanks to the advice from « Consorci per al Desenvolupament de la Catalunya Central » and according to the commitment of the Corporate Social Responsability of Sustainable Management Code.


  • Plant of Cervera: Obtaining of Processed Animal Protein (PAP) and animal fat from the processing of category 3 animal by-products not intended for human consumption (SANDACH) and their commercialisation.
  • Plant of Lleida: Management, collection, processing, disposal and/or valorisation of category 1 and 2 animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

The quality and respect for the environment are priority and recognizable factors in all our processes for the production of our products. The principles of our policy are based on the respect for the core values of our company, the satisfaction of our customers, the commitment to continuous improvement in our production processes and the quality and environment management processes.

Concerning the core values of our company:
Professional independence.
Commitment to an appropriate work environment with equal opportunities in the workplace.
Development of our activity in a respectful and ethical manner.
Promotion of responsible and efficient production processes.
Education and continuous training of our staff in the quality and safety of the product.

Concerning our products:
Satisfying our customers’ necessities and expectations and their interested parties meeting their goals and developing a safe product with the maximum quality.
Preserving the confidentiality in our work and in the use of our customers’ documentation.

Concerning our commitment to quality and the environment:
Training and involving each employee in quality management and the respect for the environment.
Commiting ourselves to the energy efficiency of our processes and the energy management.
Protecting the environment and preventing the pollution directly derived from our production processes ensuring the safety and well-being of people reducing the generation of waste.
Scrupulous compliance with legislation, current regulation and applicable requirements, as well as other subscribed commitments by the company.
Checking periodically the degree of effectiveness of the Management System, in order to identify weak points and be able to adopt necessary actions for a continuous improvement of our activities and performance in terms of quality and environment.


Authorisation number for establishments which process raw materials for category 3 animal feed (SANDACH regulation). It also authorises operators which transport category 3 animal by-products and derived products.

Authorisation number for establishments which process category 1 and 2 raw materials (SANDACH regulation).

Authorisation number for the transport of category 1 and 2 products (waste management regulation).



Subcarn Echevarria is member of la Asociación Nacional de Industrias Transformadas de Grasa y Subproductos Animales (ANAGRASA), Spanish business organisation of animal by-products processing sector coming from the supply chain, food distribution and products of animal origin.
Mr. David Codina Relats, who is the manager of Subcarn Echevarria S.L., is also the president of this organisation.


EFPRA is the association which represents the European animal by-products processing sector. Its objective is to continually improve the safety, security and sustainability of European food production by the efficient treatment of animal fats and other by-products.