In Romania, Comtim was for many years one of the largest hog producers and processors in Europe. Smithfield entered the Romanian market in 2004 by the acquisition of the former Comtim group. Smithfield strives to place continued importance on upholding the pride and traditions of Banat people.
Smithfield Prod slaughterhouse
Freidorf slaughterhouse’s construction started in 1985 as a State/owned Company.
Currently, the facility complies with all the European Standards, after the refurbishment process was completed using Smithfield investments and technological know-how of the most important technology suppliers all over Europe.
Smithfield Prod’s goals are to revitalize the pork industry in Romania and to supply the national market with Made-in-Romania fresh meat in order to balance the pork meat imports.
Key facts about Freidorf Slaughterhouse, the main working point of Smithfield Prod:
At Smithfield Prod, we seek to bring out excellence when it comes to the safety of our products, as part of our daily operational priority. To ensure our ability to provide safe, healthy meat for our clients, we use a multitude of food safety processes, we have implemented traceability instruments and provided all our employees with adequate training.
We are proud of the ISO 22000 certification on Food Safety Management System Standard for IFS Version 6 implementation at Smithfield Prod and which stands as a proof of the Quality standards we are using, and on the assurance of high quality products. Our fresh pork meat products are directed to all the sales channels in Romania from retailers to processors.
Persuant to availability created by the slaughterhouse there is a new cash and carry system whereby a wide range of fresh products is available for our clients.