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British Retail Consortium

About BRC Certification

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is a Global Standard for Food Safety, quality and responsibility. BRC is recognised by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). BRC Global Standards are now often a fundamental requirement for Suppliers to major retailers and brands. BRC is especially suited for companies exporting to Europe prefers to source products from BRC Certified facilities. BRC Global Standards' is having more than 26,000 certified suppliers.

BRC certification is for

BRC certification is relevant to any food processing or packing industries in which food is handled, processed, packed, stored or distributed. BRC has developed various individual standards for

  • Food Safety

  • Packaging

  • Storage and Distribution

  • Agents and Brokers

  • Consumer products

  • Retail

Focus of BRC

The BRC Global Standard focuses on:

  • The importance of management commitment.

  • Hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) based food safety programmes.

  • Quality management systems.

  • Auditing good manufacturing processes – it's not just a paperwork audit.

  • Auditing areas which often have the highest rate of product recalls and withdrawals, such as labelling and packing.

  • Developing systems to reduce exposure to food fraud.

  • Ensuring consistency of the audit process.

  • Providing a BRC Global Standard that is portable enough to allow Additional Modules to be added to reduce audit burden.

  • Promoting greater resilience, transparency and traceability in the supply chain.

Benefits of BRC

BRC is the globally leading Food Safety Management System Certification Scheme and its benefits include are as follows:

  • Assure customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled in compliance with BRC standard requirements

  • Enables in identifying and minimize the potential for food safety incidents and recalls

  • Demonstrate continual improvements to quality and safety processes

  • Enhances transparency throughout the food supply chain.

  • Become a preferred supplier for retailers who require their manufacturers and suppliers to be BRC certified

Our Service offers for BRC Certification:

With a team of highly experienced consultants and trainers, Deccan Consulting’ assists in:

  • Implementing and achieving BRC certification based on your requirements.

  • Educating you on what you need for meeting the requirements

  • Developing management plans and systems (upgrading the existing documentation), thereby enabling you to solve any potential issues

  • Avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary delays

  • Sail through your audit with confidence and ease

  • Will only recommend for audit when you feel ready and will remain on-call throughout your audit

  • Getting done through audit process, award of certification, interim assistance/maintaining the compliance and certification for annual checks

Deccan Consulting' offers services in enhancing the systems and capabilities for optimising performance and productivity, comply with the requirements for polices, standards, assessments and certifications. Get in touch with us to get more information about our consultancy services.

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