Why FSSC 22000?

The food safety certification scheme FSSC 22000 offers companies active in the international food supply chain many advantages: 

  • Applying a management system demonstrably aimed at safeguarding food safety risks from within and outside an organization.
  • Compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Meeting customer requirements, including major retailers and manufacturers. 
  • International standard accepted by food buyers worldwide.
  • Applying the standard ensures continuous improvement of processes and therefore an organization. 
  • The scheme is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). GFSI recognition demonstrates that the scheme meets the highest standards globally leading to international food industry acceptance.
  • The scheme is owned and maintained by an independent foundation.
  • Optimized communication in the food supply chain by applying an international standard.
  • When your already have an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and/or ISO 22000 certification, you only need to be assessed for additional requirements to meet the FSSC 22000 standard.

Video: benefits of FSSC 22000

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