British Retail consortium formed in January 1992 is at the forefront which aims at enhancing, assisting, informing and shaping the dynamic industry that is undergoing transformational change.BRC leads the Industry and works with the members to influence the issues and create opportunities that will surely make a positive difference.
BRC certification sets the standards that manufacturers have to match with, in different product areas, such as food, packaging and consumer products. Most of the retailers in Great Britain/UK expect the suppliers to furnish the guidelines set by BRC global Standards. Procuring BRC certificate will surely provide independent certification that the product or the process will comply with international standards. This will protect the brand and minimise the risk. BRC certificate stands for the commitment of the company towards the quality process which in turn enables access to top retailers.
BRC aims at regular checking of schedule of the industry pertaining to sales, food and price inflation, elevating the consumer confidence and value added tax interest.
CRITERIA TO ACHIEVE BRC CERTIFICATION:
GQS British Retail Consortium or BRC Certification: Consultancy and Assistance
GQS consultants have an established, experienced BRC Technical team that provides timely expert support to ensure the development of standards through a process of collaboration and continuous improvement. We can help you with the complete British Retail Consortium or BRC certification process from documentation, implementation, trainings, internal audits and right certification body.
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European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients or EFfCI GMP Certification
What is EFfCI GMP Certification?
EFfCI is the European Federation for cosmetic ingredients- An European trade associtiation which brings together manufacturers of synthetic and natural ingredients for the cosmetic industry. The standard GMP guideline for cosmetic industries was developed 2005 version and revision dates 2010 is available for adoption. It is mandatory for companies in third world countries supplying ingredients to cosmetic manufacturing companies etc to comply with the requirements and apply for certification.
The Importance and Advantages of EFFCI GMP Certification
Standards of EFFCI GMP Certification
The EFfci guidelines ensure cosmetic ingredients are free from harmful contaminants and provide the company to remain and keep up the good standards though a good manufacturing practice (GMP) certificate.
The new version of the EFfCI guidelines includes three new appendices that set out the requirements for obtaining certification by an independent assessment body when organizations already hold ISO 9001 certification.
GQSINDIA – EFFCI GMP Certification: Consultancy and Assistance
Our consultants can help you with the complete EFFCI GMP Certification process from documentation, implementation, trainings, internal audits and right certification body.
For GMP Consultant, GMP Certificate, GMP Consultancy CALL 9845313910, 9845078743
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points or HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, BRC, HALAL, KOSHER Certification
What is HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, BRC, HALAL, KOSHER Certification?
With companies such as ITC Foods, IndoNissin Noodles, Barbeque Nation, Upsouth, Orange county, Golden palm resorts, Cothas Coffee it is time for all organizations to wake up and implement Food safety management.
HACCP is a management system in which safety of food is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from the raw material production, procurement and handling to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished produce. HACCP includes a wide range of measures that are designed to prevent problems before they occur and for correcting deviations through a systematic way promptly and as soon as they are detected.
This tool of conducting hazard analysis is common in all management system standards such as HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, BRC, HALAL, KOSHER Certification.
Subsidy for Certification
The Government has put on hold all subsidies on ISO 22000 / HACCP. Do not fall prey to false claims about Subsidy !! Call 9845313910, 9845078743 to know more details.
The Importance and Advantages of HACCP Certification
HACCP is very important as it prioritizes and controls potential hazards in food production. By controlling major food risks, such as microbiological, chemical and physical contaminants, the industry can better assure consumers that its products are as safe as good science and technology allows. HACCP certification enables the producers, processors, distributors, exporters and consumers of food products to effectively and efficiently utilize technical resources for assuring complete food safety.
Standards of HACCP Certification
Some of the benefits of HACCP / ISO 22000 FSMS standard are:
Typical Organizations which can go for HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, BRC, HALAL, KOSHER Certification
Our Food safety clients include industries from Tea Processing, Tea Packing, Coffee Processing, Coffee Packing, Food Catering, Grocery Supply, Hypermarket, Abattoir, Restaurants, Kitchen, Gherkin Processing, Fruit Pulp, Flour Mill, Food Packaging, Food Court, Beverages, Water manufacturing, Food additives, Oil mill etc.
GQS HACCP Certification: Consultancy and Assistance
GQS consultants can help you with the complete HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, BRC, HALAL, KOSHER Certification process from documentation, implementation, trainings, internal audits and right certification body.
SAI Packaging a leading Primary and secondary packaging manufacturing company is now certified to British Retail Consortium by DNV. The BRC IOP Institute of packaging standard was implemented in over 4 months at Sai packaging.
The entire requirements were studied at length and lot of trainings were conducted to impart the best Good manufacturing and good hygiene practices all over the factory.
The challenges faced in implementing were broken down into various doable tasks and the entire team of Sai packaging gets the credit of BRC IOP Certification to B Grade by DNV auditors.
BRC Certfication, BRC Consultant, BRC Consultancy, BRC Certificate, BRC Training call 9845313910 or drop an email to SHAKTI@GQSINDIA.COM
UPSOUTH a leading food chain with branches across Bangalore and Pune is now certified to ISO 22000. The ISO 22000 is applicable for any kind of restaurant, Kitchen, catering and food manufacturing companies in India.
For Food manufacturing companies the companies can avail 75% subsidy from Government of India for changing infrastructure.
The documentation, training and certification was carried out in a span of 6 months by carrying out Specially designed trainings to Food handlers and Food suppliers. The complete Food supply was scrutinized and various changes were introduced to implement good hygiene practices.
For ISO 22000 Restaurant, ISO 22000 Kitchen, ISO 22000 Food chain, ISO 22000 Food court call 9845313910 or drop an email to SHAKTI@GQSINDIA.COM
Dont get fooled by cheap and Fast ISO certificate- Approach QCI Approved consultant for ISO Certification to avail Government subsidy
for KOSHER, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 Certificate and CE Mark for any
kind of company located in India.
Government subsidy starts from 1 lac(non food) until 50 lacs for food industry.
Non Food industry looking for infrastructure improvement can also apply for subsidy to an extent of
Claims of certificate in Seven (7) days is ridiculous and fake. Do not fall prey to ‘fly by night’
certification and consultancy firms.
10 Check Points for Identifying the Right ISO consultant and ISO Certification body.
1. If the consultant is approved by Quality Council of India or NRBPT
2. if the certification body is approved by QCI or NRBPT or NABCB
3. if the consultant / Certification body is approved by APEDA for providing consultancy to food company
4. Avoid Free lance consultants who operate from their homes. You will never find a replacement for fixing
all the erroneous or shoddy work carried out by these Free Lance ISO consultant.
5. There are freshers from college who have started consultancy services without having work experience.
6. Check credentials of the consultant before you deploy him.
7. Check if the Accreditation logo provided on certificate are genuine. Call up their office to see if the phones are working !
Many certificates are printed in Bangalore or other cities in India with “Virtual address” of US or UK offices. When you call you get the following response
“This phone does not exist”
8. Check if Certification body is located in commercial Business centers.
If certificate have Virtual office address.. This is not permitted by Accreditation body.
9. Various ways you could get conned. Be aware, alert and wise in deciding your partner for your
quest in implementing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001.
10. Check if auditor have their Lead auditor certificate and if its valid IRCA approved certificate.