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Certifications: FOODBOARD™ and the Frohnleiten mill

18.04.2016 - FOODBOARD™, Barriers, Company / Mills

Compliance with the highest quality and environmental standards is guaranteed by certifications for FOODBOARD™ and the Frohnleiten mill.

Certificates are provided to all customers and interested parties:


FOODBOARD™ – safe and ecologically sustainable
FOODBOARD™ complies with the current European regulations and laws for direct and indirect food contact. Leading institutes have issued relevant declarations of food conformity.

The ecological benefits of a sustainable packaging economy are further guaranteed by the use of FOODBOARD™: 
FOODBOARD™ is a mono-material, a pure cartonboard solution and not an extruded or laminated compound, and it is therefore fully recyclable and bio-degradable. The Austrian Packaging Institute has confirmed in a report that it meets the EN 13432* standard.

Mayr-Melnhof Karton Frohnleiten – state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly
As with all MMK mills, the Frohnleiten mill is subject to the strictest procedure and process regulations and is certified to the INREKA-HACCP standard and to DIN EN 15593**.

Environmental protection was systematically anchored in the management system over two decades ago with certification to the worldwide standard for environmental management systems, ISO 14001. Together with the “Eco Management and Audit Scheme” (EMAS), this certification forms the basis for the continuous implementation of an integrated environmental management system. Regular internal and external audits guarantee the high environmental standard and give support when new requirements are to be fulfilled.

Mayr-Melnhof Karton was one of the first companies in the cartonboard industry to receive certification to the quality management system ISO 9001 which guarantees efficient procedures and processes, defined implementation regulations and above all continuous improvement.

We attach great importance to the use of proven, sustainable raw materials. In line with this principle, Frohnleiten is certified to the international forest standard systems FSC® and PEFC and procure in accordance with the EU Timber Regulation. This enables complete verification that all the wood and pulp purchased and utilised originates from sustainable forestry, 

were harvested in accordance with current statutory provisions and purchased following the principles and criteria of the particular standard.

On special request, MMK can supply FOODBOARD™ with a halal certificate which confirms that there is no contact during production with objects, and no raw materials are used which are defined as “haram” (forbidden) in accordance with Muslim understanding.


*     Norm for testing the bio-degradability and recyclability
**    Norm for packaging hygiene management


certified for direct and indirect
food contact (FABES Forschungs-GmbH for 
Analytic and Evaluation of Diffusion 


recyclable, bio-degradable – compliance with
EN 13432 standard confirmed.


FSC® or PEFC certified, all utilised wood and pulp
originates from sustainably managed forests.


Halal certified in accordance with
Muslim purity laws.

Frohnleiten is...

HACCP certified to INREKA certification
standard for hygiene management systems
and certified to DIN EN 15593.


EMAS, ISO 14001 certified, guarantees 
high environmental standards.


ISO 9001 certified.

Interested? Datasheet and Samples of
FOODBOARD™ can be found here:



MMK mill Frohnleiten
FSC® and PEFC™ certification provides high degree of transparency
All utilised wood and pulp originates from sustainably managed forests

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