Company UNIFOOD.CZ - your reliable supplier of food poppy.

For your successful business offers you to use our 20-year experience in the poppy market, modern large-scale production and profitable financial instruments

We own powerful poppy cleaning facility with equipment from Damas and Kamas/Westrup

Cleaning facility has 3 stages and allows to reach 99.9% of purity

Product in accordance with ISO 9001 and requirements HACCP

Purchases and sales of poppy based on long-term contracts.

Deliveries to the CIS countries, the EU, the US and Canada by any kind of transport in any kind of packing

Factoring. Commodity credit. Postponement of payment for reliable clients



Gray poppy is widely used in confectionery and added to different dishes As well it is possible to make vegetable oil from it. The colour of poppy varies from light gray to dark gray. The smell is typical for poppy, the taste is sweet, with a nutty flavour. Basically in bakeries it is used for the topping of bread and bakery products.



Since ancient times blue poppy is used for food and till nowadays it is one of the most popular kinds of poppy. Poppy has a colour range from light blue to dark blue. The aroma is typical for poppy, taste is sweet and nutty. Blue poppy is used in bakery for filling buns and rolls. This kind is also popular for home baking; the housewives buy it in malls. Use of this kind of poppy has strong roots that go back to the traditions of the Slavic peoples. It is also known healing properties of blue poppy.



White poppy is traditionally associated with India. In different traditions and rituals, as well as the kitchen, white poppy is used as the main ingredient. In Bengal and Bangladen, white poppy is called a “post”, it is used as the main ingredient in the preparation of daily dishes. And in Maharashtra poppy is used to make traditional sweets during the festival of light Diwali.

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Purity 99,9%

White poppy

Purity 99,9%

Grey poppy

Purity 99,9%

Blue poppy

Processing technology of blue poppy

All processes at our factory in Veleliby are going in accordance with ISO 9001, HACCP, Kosher orthodox and internal regulations of Unifood.CZ s.r.o can be described as following:

1. Raw materials reception

Raw materials for processing come from our farmers directly from the field to unloading hoppers with a capacity of 40 tons per hour. Then it is stored in boxes intended only for raw materials and placed in storage of natural goods.

Brought raw materials from our suppliers is already pre-cleaned and stored in a storage facility for raw materials.

While reception, materials are marked in accordance with the principles of operational control and receives a unique designation. With this designation the material passes through the whole process until it is shipped.

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4. Warehousing

The storage system complies with HACCP and ISO 9001. The raw material is stored separately from the refined goods and goods that are already prepared for shipment.

The product is stored in such a way as to avoid contamination. Purchase, receipt of raw materials, processing, sale and delivery is carried out in a unified information system of the company so that it is known at which stage of production there is a particular product.

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2 Cleaning

There are 4 cleaning lines from Scandinavian producers Kamas/Westrup and Damas at our factory. The power of the four lines is approximately 28 to 36 tons of raw materials per shift (8 hours). The production line cleans up poppies to the highest quality. Cleaning of the supplied goods takes place in two stages:

By cleaning line. Primary purification of raw materials is carried out here. The raw material is cleaned of weeds and other impurities

On the pneumatic table. Here, the final cleaning reaches a purity of at least 99.9%.

There are magnets and a set of 3 sieves at the cleaning lines and pneumatic tables. Purified poppy is stored in warehouses for cleaned material, and then follows the packaging line.

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5. Quality control

The goods are purchased on the basis of the recommendations of our internal laboratories and cleaning masters. The laboratory checks the purity and humidity of the goods and introduces it into the corporate information system. A sample of the offered goods is delivered to the laboratory by a representative of our company who personally meets with our farmers and inspects the purchased goods.

We buy goods from farmers, whom we know for many years. We know how farmers grow poppies, what technologies are used for cultivation and what procedures are followed when harvesting, so we know the origin of the product and our customers can be sure that they will get a quality product.

Our internal laboratory checks the purity and humidity during the reception, cleaning and packaging of the goods. All checks are recorded and each sample is in the archive for two years.

We also work with external accredited laboratories, which we conduct other analyzes in accordance with customer requirements (analysis of morphine and cadmium content, microbiological analyzes ...)

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3. Packing

The cleaned poppy is packed in 20/25 kg paper bags on the Kamas packaging line with a capacity of 20-25 tons per shift (8 hours). At the customer's request, each bag can be labelled according to the customer's requirements. The exact weight of each bag is controlled by digital balance scales with an accuracy of +/- 50 g. During the packing process, the weight is checked among randomly selected bags. Before placing bags on pallets, each bag passes through a metal detector FE-FE NON-SUS. Industrial heat-treated pallets (1,2 x 1) and Euro pallets (1,2х0,8,) are used for stacking. Outside the EU, pallets are used without heat treatment. The whole pallet, weighing 700-1000 kg, is strengthened by wrapping with a plastic stretch film. Also, there is the opportunity to pack goods in bags weighing from 0.8 to 1.2 tons. All consumable packaging materials, such as bags and film are certified for food packaging.

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6. Documents

Each delivery is accompanied by the following documents:

Supply within the EU: CMR, invoice, waybill, weight certificate, quality specification, certificate of control and purity

Shipments outside the EU: CMR (B / L), invoice, waybill, weight certificate, quality specification, certificate of control and cleanliness, certificate of origin (COO or EUR1) phytosanitary certificate and others, depending on the client's requirements and as much as possible.

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Company news

news 02. 12. 2019

Addressing letter to farmers 27.6.2017

Unifood meets farmers to discuss the future harvest 20.06.2017

Specialists of regularly meet with farmers and discuss various issues right in the field


Certificate - HACCP English


Certificate - HACCP Russian

ISO 9001-2009

Certificate - ISO 9001-2009 English

ISO 9001-2009

Certificate - ISO 9001-2009 Russian


Certificate Kosher English


Dvory - Veleliby 41
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Czech Republic
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