Dijkstra Plastics achieves BRCGS AA+ certification after unannounced audit
04-01-2024 - < 1min read
While the end of 2022 was all about obtaining our AA certificate, an unannounced audit for the AA+ certification took place at the end of 2023. We are proud to announce that we have successfully completed this BRCGS audit.
The BRCGS is an international standard for food safety, which describes the hygiene and food safety requirements for food processing companies that supply directly to the retail sector. With the AA+ certification we have achieved the highest standard for food-safe packaging. And we are very proud of that!
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BRCGS is a standard for food safety. The standard describes the hygiene and food safety requirements for food processing companies that supply directly to the retail sector. You can also think of packaging materials for foodstuffs.
The FSSC 22000 Standard has been created through Stichting Certificatie Voedselveiligheid (SCV). As a food-oriented version of the ISO 22000 Standard, this certification programme has been set up as a global guideline in food safety and quality within various industries. This standard is aimed at the entire production chain and as such, it is ideally suited for international harmonisation, partly thanks to the recognition by the GFSI. In addition to its connection with ISO 22000, the FSSC 22000 has many comparisons with the HACCP criteria, making it an attractive variant with the best of both worlds from these programmes. Thanks to the internationally accepted nature of the FSSC and the chain-wide approach within this certification programme, we recognise a strong food safety management system in this standard.