De Leeuw's central location allows for the processing of hides shortly after slaughter. Hides are checked and selected by quality, class and category, and are then trimmed and flashed freezed at 3 Degrees Celsius.
De Leeuw hides mainly contains black & white cows and red & white bulls. The hides are mechanically pulled-off, leaving minimum damages on the hides during take-off. The animals originated from Northwest-European regions; a perfect base regarding vegetation, climatic conditions combined with the innovative accommodations the animals live in; guaranteeing high-quality hides without brands, with minimum insect damages, scratches, warts and other defects.
Due to our many years of relationship with abattoirs, together with our hidestrack- & trace system, we are able to offer a guarantee of continuous supply of high-quality hides. This way we can, in case of damage problems, notice instantly where the hide is coming from, so the needed feedback can be provided and the high quality can be sustained.
De Leeuw Hides understands the paramount importance of high quality hides for high quality leather. Our standard operating procedure, based on over 100 years of experience, enables us to guarantee the exact same quality, in accordance with the wanted class and selection, order after order again. Our qualitystandards are reflected in our ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 22000:2005 managementsystems.
De Leeuw Hides, your hides supplier, if quality is required!