Monde Selection, International Institute for Quality Selections, has been developing, for more than 50 years now, a unique expertise to test and analyse consumer goods from all over the world to grant them an internationally renowned quality award.
For the analysis of tobacco, Monde Selection calls upon the support of the laboratory of BRUCEFO, the Brussels Centre for Food Expertise.
This centre is a department attached to the Economy and Employment Administration of the Ministry of the Brussels Capital Region.
The mission of the laboratory is to provide assistance to companies in:
Thanks to this collaboration Monde Selection has acces to the latest equipments and can control and certify if the data given by the producer are correct and abide by the European legislation on tobacco.
Present standards are:
Scientists will fill in an evaluation form for each product.
Finally, scores are added up and averaged to a final result and rewarded with a bronze, silver, gold or grand gold quality award which can be displayed on the awarded product.
After the various tests and tastings, the juries of Monde Selection award Bronze, Silver, Gold or Grand Gold quality labels to products that are outstanding in terms of the different evaluation criteria.
A label that each winner may display on their product for 3 years..
In addition, Monde Selection awards Trophies to companies for the constant efforts they make to reach and maintain a high level of excellence.
Lastly, the Monde Selection experts may award a Prize of the Jury to one product in each category that the jury unanimously notices as outstanding for one of its qualities such as its taste or its innovative nature.
Bronze if the product scores on average between 60% and 69%.
Silver if the product scores on average between 70% and 79%.
Gold if the product scores on average between 80% and 89%.
Grand Gold if the product scores on average between 90% and 100%.
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