Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit


Our mission is to serve our customers with world class products. However, we are also committed to maintaining ethically responsible business practices and we continuously look for opportunities to make improvements. Regarding that, at request of Nestle, we have been audited by SMETA. This audit procedure is a compilation of good practice in ethical audit technique. We are happy to announce that we have been audited, on 02 November by SGS Beograd Ltd. and that the company has no pending non-compliances and therefore comply with the Nestle Responsible Sourcing Audit program. SMETA methodology uses ETI code and local law as the measurement tool. It includes: health and safety, labour standards, environment, business ethics. The audit scope was against 4 auditing pillars and it comprises the following modules:

  • ETI Base Code
  • SMETA Additions: universal rights covering UNGP, management systems and code implementation, responsible recruitment, entitlement to work & immigration, sub-contracting and home working.
  • Additional Pillar assessment of Environment
  • Additional Pillar assessment of Business Ethics
  • he Customer's Supplier Code.

Everything is directed towards managing the risk of harm or unfair treatment at the workplace, protecting employees in all areas and eliminating and reducing bad environmental impacts.


FIE Frankfurt Show 2017. – Review

“Fi Europe 28-30th November in Frankfurt brought together the world's leading food and beverage suppliers, research and development, production specialists and showcased the most diverse range of new and innovative ingredients. VDFE has introduced its capabilities to supply finest quality ingredients to potential clients worldwide. In just three days hundreds of visitors from literary all over the world visited the stand and showed their interest for VDFE’s freeze dried fruits and vegetables. Many contacts have been established and plenty of new opportunities are opening now. See you next time 3 - 5 December 2019. in Paris!”


Trick or Treat – Halloween Party 2017.

VDFE believes in power of family.


Last Saturday we organized Family day. Since the children of employees are those who have special worth and value for us, we organized Halloween party for them. We played games, danced and sang. It was fun and great day.



Anuga Food Fair, Cologne 2017.


We attended the Anuga food fair in Cologne, Oct. 9ththrough 11th.

As always it was a pleasure to see all of our friends from the industry and meet new partners.

We invite you to visit our booth at the FIE Frankfurt  next month.


New Website


We launched a new website! Please feel free to browse and contact us for any further questions or inquiries.


U.S. Ambassador Scott Visited Van Drunen Farms Europe

On June 7, 2017. U.S. Ambassador Mr. Kyle Scott visited our company. We were very pleased to welcome him and his team as our guests. It was a great sign of good attitude, cooperation and meaningful support.  They received a welcome from the company management and had a short presentation on the company history, production capacities and production process, followed by a production plant tour. They also had opportunity to see our laboratory. Our representatives showed them fruits and vegetable processing, as well as packaging and storage. The Ambassador showed genuine interest for our production process. Our management spoke with them about previous achievements, current operations and plans and prospects for the future.


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