Agriculture and Food BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials
BRC Global Standard for Packaging & Packaging Materials Certification from SGS – demonstrate compliance in hazard and risk management, hygiene, product safety and quality systems.
Every organisation involved in the manufacture of all types of packaging and packaging materials can show their commitment to producing a safe, functional and legal product by obtaining certification to this standard. Certification is regularly required by customers as part of their supplier approval procedures.
We are approved by the BRC to offer certification against the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials and our global network allows us to offer this service wherever you (or your suppliers) are and at whatever stage of the international supply chain. Importantly, we use auditors who speak the local language and understand the local culture, helping you ensure that good safety management practices are followed.
The benefits of certification
Obtaining certification will help satisfy your customers’ expectations by demonstrating the plans, programmes and systems that the standard demands:
- A Hazard and Risk Management System to manage risks by following a step-by-step approach
- Senior management commitment to provide sufficient resources to achieve the standard
- A quality management system that details the organisational and managerial policies needed to provide a framework to achieve the standard
- A series of pre-requisite programmes dealing with the basic environmental and operational conditions needed for the production of safe and hygienic packaging and controlling the generic hazards covered by good manufacturing and good hygiene practices
Why choose BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials certification?
The BRC standard is recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a programme that aims to harmonise international food safety related standards with the support of the world’s top retailers, food and packaging manufacturers. GFSI recognition means you can use the BRC global standard for food packaging materials to meet the requirements of these major players under a single, internationally recognised food safety management system.
Contact SGS now to discover how we can help improve your organisation’s credentials with certification against the BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials standard.