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Production & Quality

The products are frequently and randomly checked and monitored throughout our production operations to ensure the standards and customer specifications are met. Our goal is to sustain and improve our well known “customer focused” production and quality. We do know the importance of food safety and we will continue this discipline in our I.Q.F factory for every customer.

  • Raw materials are inspected as the first step, and only the ones that meet company’s requirements are accepted and coded internally to ensure the products’ tracebility, starting from field to the final product.
  • The quality controls are carried out according to IŞIK A.Ş. “Quality Plans” at three major steps, namely “Raw Material”, “In Process” and “Final Product”.
  • All products must pass through Laser Scanner, X-Ray Sorter, and Metal Detector until the customer requirements and specifications are met.

Processing Lines


As one of the most important food safety systems, “HACCP- Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points” and “GMP- Good Manufacturing Practices“, are applied in our I.Q.F factory. In order to achieve the highest standards for its customers, as well as satisfying the internal goals, IŞIK practices the following applications in company’s HACCP and “GMP” system;

Microbiological, pesticide residue, and heavy metal analysis are carried out at accredited external laboratories, either in Turkey or abroad, while sensorical, physical and some chemical analysis are done at company’s own laboratory.

  • A detailed “Factory Cleaning Plan” is under use, defining the cleaning and disinfection responsibilities, periods and methods for the machinery, lines, floors, ceilings, toilets and all other parts in the building, applying approved chemicals. The effectiveness of the cleaning is checked by “Swab Controls” as well as visual inspections.
  • An “Annual Maintenance Plan” for the machinery and building, is used throughout the year.
  • As a part of IŞIK’s “Foreign Material and Glass Policy”, necessary precautions are taken and the staff has already been trained in order to prevent any type of contamination by foreign bodies. Laser scanner, sieves, magnets, metal detectors are used to prevent and / or detect the foreign bodies from the products. All the glasses looking into the production area are either wired or covered by a protective shield that will prevent them scattering in case of a breakage.
  • As “Training” and “Awareness” are two of the most important issues in a Quality System, IŞIK A.Ş. believes that the success of its Quality System depends on the awareness and knowledge of its team. Therefore all the staff, including the managers, are trained internally and externally, based on IŞIK’s “Training Plan” prepared on annual basis, since 2000.