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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.

Why Choose Us for your ISO Certification?

Increased Revenue

60% of customers have benefited from an increase in revenue due to having certification with ISOQAR

Global Recognition

Government-recognised UKAS certificates, established since 1993 with offices all over the world means your certificate has global recognition

99% Client Satisfaction

99% client satisfaction with audits and an NPS of 70

Save Time & Money

Integrated audits for multiple standards keep visits to a minimum and save you money

Free to Join

Free to join if you transfer and we do the paperwork

IAN Network

Access to over 300 independent ISO consultants via our IAN network

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