BRC Global Markets Audit

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Your First Step in the Journey to Full BRC Food Safety Certification

The BRC Global Markets audit program with FoodChain ID Certification provides your SME food, feed or drinks business with the opportunity to appear on the BRC Directory.

Achieving full certification to The BRC Global Standards can be challenging for some smaller food production companies.

BRC Global Markets audits (Basic and/or Intermediate) be effective stepping stones for achieving full BRC Food Safety Certification. BRC Food Safety Certification is a recognized GFSI certification scheme, accepted by most retailers and food businesses worldwide.

Key benefits to BRC Global Markets with FoodChain ID Certification

  • Get onto the BRC Directory, becoming more visible to potential B2B customers
  • Work with an experienced, knowledgeable Auditor
  • Learn from the Global Markets Standard of what is required to excel in Food Safety.
  • Get a head start on achieving full BRC Food Safety Certification.

Companies are assessed to either Basic or Intermediate Standards during a BRC Global Markets audit. All companies successfully passing an audit with FoodChain ID Certification to either Basic or Intermediate Standards will be able to take advantage of appearing on the industry renowned BRC Directory.

Basic level
The requirements are designed to ensure legal compliance as a minimum, and are equivalent to or exceed the requirements of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) basic level.

Intermediate level
The requirements build upon legal compliance to include more detailed requirements, an expansion of the HACCP process and the development of a quality management system.

Not sure whether to go for the Global Markets Basic or Intermediate food safety audit? Click Here to Get in Touch and FoodChain ID Certification will provide you with enough information on both options to enable you to make the best informed choice for your situation.

For more information on how the programme can be beneficial to you, or to book your first audit Contact FoodChain ID Certification who provide BRC Global Markets audits worldwide.

BRC Participate is the most convenient and flexible way to access all the content produced by BRC Global Standards.

BRC Participate is a managed, subscription-based, online service that subscribers can access to view content.

Download PDFs of the BRC Global Standards and access Interpretation Guidelines and supporting publications online, selecting your language of choice where translations are available.

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