For Willowbrook Foods, ensuring high standards in food production is our top priority. Our dedication to quality and safety has been recognised with an AA+ rating. This was during a recent unannounced audit by the BRCGS (British Retail Consortium Global Standards). This is a testament to our pursuit of excellence and cements our position as an industry leader in food safety.
The BRCGS Global Food Safety Standard has long been recognised as the gold standard in the food industry. It serves as the benchmark for companies worldwide, with more than 22,000 sites in 130 countries embracing its principles. It has gained acceptance from 70% of the top 10 global retailers, 60% of the top 10 quick-service restaurants, and 50% of the top 25 manufacturers.
But what makes the BRCGS standard stand out?
But what makes the BRCGS standard stand out? And why is Willowbrook Foods so proud to hold an AA+ certification within it? This standard has been at the forefront of prioritising consumer protection and was the first to undergo benchmarking by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). It constantly evolves to meet the dynamic needs of the food industry. Find out more on them here.
The BRCGS standard introduces a range of enhancements that contribute to the overall safety and integrity of food products. This includes requirements related to food safety culture, a clear definition of food fraud, and mechanisms to reduce the audit burdens. These additions are a testament to the BRCGS’s commitment to staying ahead of the curve and addressing emerging challenges in the industry.
At Willowbrook Foods, maintaining our AA+ BRC certification means that we consistently operate under a framework that effectively manages product safety and quality. It encompasses every aspect of our operations, from sourcing and manufacturing to processing and packaging. Our team is dedicated to upholding these standards, to ensure that every product has the highest level of food safety and quality.
Our AA+ BRC certification is more than just a recognition. It’s a commitment to our customers and consumers that we will always go the extra mile to guarantee the safety and integrity of the food they enjoy. Willowbrook Foods is proud to stand at the forefront of food safety. We will continue to uphold these high standards. We want to set an example for the industry and prioritise the well-being of those who trust in our products.