Leading Spanish Food Company Grupo Calvo Joins FTA

23-12-2016

On 22 December, FTA is pleased to announce the incorporation among its members of Grupo Calvo, a leading food company in the canned fish market with a presence in over 70 countries.

Grupo Calvo is the first Spanish company in the canned food sector to join the FTA, the largest association of retail, import and brand companies in the European market with over 10 years of experience in supporting companies build sustainable supply chains through its Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

"Transparency and responsible management of our supply chain is one of our major concerns and challenges as an international company. We have made great progress in this aspect of the business in recent years and now we are taking a step further with a partner like FTA to strengthen our ability to monitor our suppliers and partners and ensure that they effectively meet our standards under a commitment of continuous improvement. We believe that this initiative will be beneficial for both Grupo Calvo and our suppliers, "said Mané Calvo, CEO of Grupo Calvo.

Upon joining FTA, Grupo Calvo has demonstrated its commitment to the responsible management of the supply chain and the joint effort with its suppliers for the continuous improvement of working conditions and respect for human rights.

To read the full press release (in Spanish), please click here.

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