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British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety Certification from SGS – comply with this standard for due diligence and supplier approval.

Achieving certification against the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety proves your level of competence in HACPP, hygiene, food safety and quality systems. At the same time it demonstrates your commitment to consumer safety and stakeholder relations.

We are approved by the BRC to offer certification audits and as the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, we have the global network to offer this service wherever you are based.

The benefits of certification

Certification will help to satisfy customer expectations by demonstrating the plans, programs and systems that the standard demands:

  • A Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety plan to manage risks by following a step-by-step approach following CODEX Alimentarius guidelines
  • Senior management commitment to provide sufficient resources for achieving the standard
  • A quality management system that details the organizational and managerial policies needed to provide a framework for achieving the standard
  • A series of pre-requisite programs dealing with the basic environmental and operational conditions needed for the production of safe food and controlling the generic hazards covered by good manufacturing and good hygiene practices

Why choose BRC/IOP Global Standard for Food Safety certification?

The BRC standard is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a program that aims to harmonize international food safety standards with the support of the world’s top retailers and food manufacturers. GFSI recognition therefore means that you can use the BRC global standard to meet the requirements of these major players under a single, internationally recognized food safety management system.

Contact SGS now to discover how we can certify your compliance with the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety and help you demonstrate your operational proficiency.