Norson receives national recognition

Norson, a company from Sonora dedicated to pork production and commercialization, recently received a couple of awards for the quality of its processes and business practices.

At the Ordinary General Meeting of the Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) , Mr. Jorge Mazón, president of the Board of Directors of Norson, received from the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, and from the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fishing and Nutrition (SAGARPA), José Eduardo Calzada, the Premio Nacional Agroalimentario 2016, the highest award given to companies in this sector for promoting a culture of world class quality.

The main purpose of the award is to promote better practices in Mexican agri-food companies, in order to successfully compete in national and international markets. The Modelo Agroalimentario de Calidad Total for companies evaluates the companies’ value creation for personnel, operation and clients.

This award places Norson within a select group of mexican companies recognized for their commitment to the development of the production chain of our country’s countryside, such as Grupo Lala, Bimbo and SuKarne, among others.

Additionally, the Company received the Premio Nacional de Calidad TIF, an award presented by the Asociación Nacional de Establecimientos TIF to the organizations with the best food safety practices, business management and competitiveness, for the benefit of public health and value creation for consumers.

Recipients demonstrate:

Efficiency in processes and systems

Strengthening of human capital and teamwork

Improving their market position

Developing their value network

Being leaders in terms of safety and world class management

Developing an innovative and competitive culture

Mr. Jorge Mazón commented: “At Norson we are commited to promoting the best practices of the agro-food sector in order to guarantee the efficiency of our production processes and the quality of the pork meat we provide to our consumers. This award is a testimony to the work that our collaborators do every day, which represents pride as a Mexican company and a commitment that we undertake with responsibility throughout the entire organization.”

Norson has stood out for more than 40 years in the production and commercialization of the best pork meat in Mexico and is a leading exporter to countries like Japan, South Korea, the United States, Hong Kong and recently China. It was awarded the Premio Nacional de Exportación in 2008.

It is a vertically integrated company, controlling the entire production process, from the genetics of the pigs, their food, the process and the commercialization. Thus, it has certifications such as SQF, HACCP and TIF, in addition to the international organization NSF which certifies world class processes.

For 5 consecutive years, Norson and its 2,600 collaborators have received the Empresa Socialmente Responsible (ESR) distinction for its commitment to society, sustainable growth and constant improvement, utilizing and applying clean technologies and good engineering practices for protecting the environment.