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 Processed Animal Protein (TAP) and animal fat from the transformation of animal by-products not intended for human consumption (SANDACH) of Category 3 and its commercialisation.
  • Plant of Lleida: Management, collection, transformation, elimination and/or valorisation of animal by-products not intended for human consumption of category 1 and 2.

Both QUALITY and ENVIRONMENTAL protection are two priority factors for the company, recognizable in all the manufacturing processes of our products. The principles of our policy are based on respect for the fundamental values of our company, the satisfaction of our customers, the commitment to pollution prevention, as well as the commitment to continuous improvement in our work and quality and environmental management processes.

Professional independence.
Commitment to a suitable working environment, with equal opportunities for all workers.
Development of the activity in a respectful and ethical manner, respecting quality criteria and the commitment to prevent pollution and possible impacts on the environment.
Promotion of responsible and efficient production processes.
Continuous education and training of our staff in charge of the company in the different areas.

To meet the needs and expectations of our customers and their stakeholders by meeting their objectives and developing a product that is safe and of the highest quality.
To maintain confidentiality in our work and in the use of our customers’ documentation.
Continuous innovation of our products through R&D laboratory.

Encouraging the involvement of workers in the correct management of quality and respect for the environment, promoting good practices and staff awareness and sensitization, training, etc.
Optimization and efficiency in the use of the energy resources necessary for the development of our processes, avoiding the waste of these resources.
Protection of the environment and prevention of pollution and possible environmental impacts.
Continuous improvement of the Integrated Management System (IMS) that allows improvements in the company’s performance both in the field of environmental protection and in the quality of the products produced.
Compliance with the applicable legal requirements, as well as other requirements imposed internally by the company itself and by third parties.
Periodically reviewing the degree of effectiveness of the Management System, in order to detect weak points and be able to take the necessary actions to continuously improve our activities and performance in terms of quality and the 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.