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Quality and Food Safety Policy of Tapada de Coelheiros, Ltd.

A Tapada de Coelheiros – Lda. renowned for the quality of its products in both the national and international markets, aims to consolidate sustainable growth in its activities and secure its position in an increasingly competitive market, where excellence and quality are key differentiators and customer/consumer requirements.

In defining its quality and food safety policy, it commits, along with all stakeholders, to:

  • Consider the organization’s context and align the Quality Management System with the strategic direction of Tapada de Coelheiros, Ltd.
  • Ensure the quality and food safety of its wines.
  • Produce in a conscientious manner, always seeking to implement processes with minimal environmental and social impact.
  • Invest in innovation and optimize production processes.
  • Modernize and align the image of its products.
  • Focus on employees, particularly in training and qualification, improving the working environment.
  • Establish internal and external communication with all links in the chain necessary for the food safety of its wines.
  • Comply with legal, statutory, normative, and regulatory requirements regarding food safety and the industry sector.
  • Ensure customer and stakeholder satisfaction by differentiating the brand while remaining true to its identity and meeting their needs and expectations.
  • Establish a partnership relationship with suppliers and customers.
  • Contribute to research and development projects through partnerships with academic and non-governmental organizations.
  • Practice quality management as a dynamic and evolving process, intrinsic to the organizational culture.
  • Promote continuous improvement of the implemented QMS.


Quality and Food Safety Objectives of Tapada de Coelheiros, Ltd. for 2023/2024

  • Continuously improve and update the Quality Management System and Food Safety (QMSFS) according to NP EN ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 22000:2018.
  • Fulfill compliance obligations, including legal, statutory, and regulatory requirements, as well as those related to quality, environment, and food safety.
  • Value the commitment and contribution of all employees, fostering and valuing teamwork to continuously improve process effectiveness.
  • Maintain and improve facilities and equipment and ensure their correct use.
  • Improve process efficiency and consequently reduce consumption (energy, water, and fossil fuels).
  • Practice Integrated Production Management (MPB) and Biodynamic Agriculture for the ecological balance of Tapada de Coelheiros, Ltd., increasing resilience to climate change and meeting the demands of more environmentally-conscious markets.
  • Produce and provide consumers with safe products by implementing a true food safety culture among all staff and applying HACCP and PPRO plans.
  • Effectively respond to emergency situations.
  • Ensure product traceability to facilitate market withdrawal if necessary.
  • Maintain and improve communication channels with customers, suppliers, official bodies, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction.

Igrejinha, March 27, 2023