What does BRC mean?
British Retail Consortium
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is a trade association for the UK food retail industry created in 1992. The BRC has published standards for best practices for the food and manufacturing industries for two decades, and also publishes the On-Pack recycling standards for the UK.
What is the BRC standard?
BRC is an international Food Safety Management Systems standard, and is one of the GFSI recognised certification schemes. It contains requirements for food processors to follow to build an effective food safety management system. … Over 16,000 facilities worldwide are certified to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.
How do you get BRC certified?
Certification is achieved by undertaking a third-party audit against Standard requirements by an accredited certification body (CB). BRC rates CBs on their technical performance and efficiency in customer service.
The Global Standard for Storage and Distribution is divided into eight sections:
1. Senior management commitment and continuous improvement
2. Hazard and risk analysis
3. Quality management system
4. Site and building standards
5. Vehicle operating standards
6. Facility management
7. Good operating practices
As you can see from the independent audit, that team Arra was awarded “ A grade” on our first audit and will strive to exceed this standard on our next audit.