Demonstrate the commitment to safe production of food and proper selection of reliable suppliers.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the leading trade association for UK retailing. Although the BRC food safety standard began in the UK, it is now recognized as a global standard. There are more than 17,000 BRC certified sites across the world and has a large network of BRC certification bodies in 90 countries. BRC initially developed its Global Standard for Food Safety in order to help the food industry meet legislative requirements of the EU General Product Safety Directive and the UK Food Safety Act.
The majority of food retailers and producers accepted the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety as well as it is equivalent to other benchmarked standards for food safety such as IFS, FSSC 22000 and SQF.
The BSC also provides various benefits to retail industries as well as to the importers, ingredient suppliers, caters, food manufacturers and to the foodservice industry. It is used by the suppliers in Australia, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America and North America.
What is BRC
BRC its abbreviation is British Retail Consortium (BRC).This certificate helps to reduce the complete cost of supply chain management and but also increases the safety of the suppliers, consumers and customers. The main objective is to provide great opportunity to express the overall quality, commitment to food safety and to work based on the continuous improvement. Some of the objectives of BRC are a guarantee of quality, safety, and operational criteria, provide security to the end consumer and foster a system eliminate the food fraud.
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