The fresh and genuine catering service

Eating well means first and foremost eating healthily: a priority for those who are studying, working or recuperating. We take care of every aspect of catering, providing school meals, catering for the social and healthcare sectors and the management of company dining facilities.

Using fresh and tasty ingredients, we aim to make each meal a moment to savour, offering personalized menus according to different nutritional needs.

The Markas catering service represents an added value that draws on our attention to quality along the entire supply chain. This commitment is not simply limited to the goodness of the meals, but is complemented by the willing and friendly attitude of our staff

The advantages of our service

Food certifications

ISO 9001

Quality ISO 9001

Markas has since 1996 designed and implemented a quality management system that meets ISO 9001 standards: the aim is to ensure continuous improvement of company performance according to the “plan-do-check-act” system.

ISO 14001 / EMAS

Environment ISO 14001 and EMAS registration

With the aim of promoting awareness and understanding among our staff towards environmental issues and of continuously improving the company’s approach to the environment, Markas has designed and implemented a dedicated management system that has, since 2005, met ISO 14001 standards and now (since 2017) meets EMAS standards. We are thus committed to identifying the environmental aspects, implementing projects that will reduce the environmental impact of company activities and monitoring compliance and regulatory updates.

OHSAS 18001 / Certification Assurance

OHSAS 18001 Safety at Work and Certification Assurance

Employee safety is always a priority for Markas: we thus perform an annual compliance audit of our processes with BS OHSAS 18001 and Certification schemes in order to reduce the risk of workplace accidents.

SA 8000

Corporate social responsibility SA8000

Social responsibility is one of the pillars upon which Markas stands. Operating in an ethical and transparent way towards stakeholders is a priority for the company, which has now obtained certification for its corporate social responsibility in accordance with Social Accountability 8000 standard. SA8000 is an international standard whose aim is to safeguard workers’ rights and achieve an overall improvement in working conditions.

ISO 29990

ISO 29990 learning services

Markas puts great emphasis on advanced education measures for its staff. As of 2017, the learning services of Markas are certified according to ISO 29990.

ISO 22000

Food safety management ISO 22000

The ISO 22000 food safety management system allows Markas to guarantee control over food safety and the quality of its operational and production processes.

ISO 22005

Food chain traceability ISO 22005

The Markas food chain traceability system is certified to ISO 22005 standard and allows the history of each product to be documented, keeping track of the territorial origin of each foodstuff used in the production of meals.

HACCP Method UNI 10854

HACCP method UNI 10854

Its concern for the verification methods of food safety and food hygiene standards has led Markas to obtain certification for the HACCP method according to the UNI 10854 technical standard.

UNI 11584

Menu design UNI 11584

The entire process of menu design follows standards of excellence certified according to UNI 11854 in respect of the health, environment and seasonality of products, the needs of a multicultural society and the principles of food safety. The standard aims to promote a balanced lifestyle based upon the principles of the Mediterranean diet, and is inspired by the principles of sustainable development, energy saving, reduction of food waste and protection of consumer interests.

REG CE 834/07

Organic production REG CE 834/07

Markas pays particular attention to the processes involved in the preparing and serving of organic meals. In 2018 our long list of certifications was augmented by the organic product certificate for activities that are comply with EC Reg. 834/07.

Gluten-Free

Certificate of conformity for gluten-free catering

The Markas gluten-free catering service has successfully passed strict protocols and inspections for all stages of gluten-free recipe preparation, starting with the procurement of raw materials.

Special diets

Certificate for special diets

In order to prepare special menus for persons with specific dietary needs (those allergic to or intolerant of particular foods), Markas has obtained certification for special diets so as to guarantee the safety of our preparations.

Halal menu

Certificate of conformity for Halal menus

Multiculturalism is a challenge for catering companies, which have to pay ever more attention to the needs of different ethnic and religious groups. Halal certification means that Markas can guarantee the conformity of its products and services with Halal requirements.

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