LADACA Inc. conducts business ethically, honestly, and in full compliance with the law. We believe that how we conduct ourselves is as critical to LADACA’s success as making the finest food products in the world. Our Business Conduct and Compliance policies are foundational to how we do business and how we put our values into practice every day.
We do the right thing, even when it’s not easy.
- LADACA Inc. is committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking. We believe that by driving up transparency, modern slavery will be tackled with greater urgency.
- This statement will set out LADACA’s due diligence processes, the effectiveness of measures taken to combat modern slavery and trafficking, auditing methods, and communication to staff and suppliers.
- LADACA is an international export trader of Mediterranean Food Specialties such as Dried Fruits & Vegetables, Pickles, Canned Legumes, Ready Meals, Roasted Vegetables, Edible Seeds & Oils and provides a centralized service for the purchase thereof. We have established close relationships with numerous reliable growers, processors, and packers. Regular visits to origin are carried out to gather market information and control the quality of products at the source. The head office is based in Nazilli, the stocks are mainly in third-party warehouses throughout Turkey.
- Our supply chain includes sourcing food products in bulk, packaging on a global level. We are implementing BRC for Agents and Brokers which means that we have to audit these factories based on an assessment of risk for food safety. When an audit for food safety is carried out, we also do an ethical audit to make sure they confirm our ethical standards.
- We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Quality Objectives reflect our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships, and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking are not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
- We submit audit data to independent third parties, Supplier Ethical Data Exchange and the SEDEX Members Ethical Trade Audit to conduct externally facilitated reviews to bring insights on ways we can tackle slavery and human trafficking. As part of our supplier questionnaires, we have found numerous questions concerning the rights and benefits of the works who are employed by our suppliers.