IFS International Food Standard
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What is the IFS International Food Standard?
Grow your business by gaining access to international markets with the IFS food standard. IFS Food is a Standard for auditing retailer and wholesaler branded food product suppliers. The standard is recognized by the Global Food Safe Initiative (GFSI) and is a required element to supply many international retail chains.
The standard applies to all stages of food processing with the exception of primary production. The principal requirements of the IFS Standard are the adoption of HACCP, a documented quality management system and control of factory environmental standards, product, process and personnel.
Why Choose the IFS International Food Standard?
Provides reassurance that the production process meets the appropriate legal requirements and customer specifications
Assists in building good relationships with retail chains – often a condition of cooperation within today’s sales market
Improves the competitiveness of organisations domestically and abroad, facilitating entry into new foreign markets
Is a required element to be able to supply many international retail chains including Auchan, Lidl, Kaufland, Carrefour, and Metro Cash & Carry.
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