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Food Sustainability Certification

To compete in the global food and beverage industry, players must demonstrate that their products, processes and services meet the highest levels of safety, quality and responsibility, while keeping up with evolving trends and market demands. Whether you are a food manufacturer, processor, importer, supplier or retailer, stringent industry and regulatory standards, and complex, globalized supply chains are making this an increasingly challenging task.

WECERT provides a wide range of certification, auditing and assessment services, and digital solutions that enable you to achieve compliance, mitigate risk, improve sustainability performance and optimize efficiency along the entire supply chain.

  • (Organic Food Certificate)

    Consumers are perpetually seeking healthy, safe, environmentally and ethically responsible food options. This is driving tremendous growth in the organic food market. “Organic” is a labeling term that refers to food and agricultural products produced in strict accordance with a specific set of production standards. Though organic food certification differs from region to region, they typically cover the entire value chain, from production, to processing, to distribution.

  • (CXC 1-1969 Rev. 4 (2003))

    Certification of your food safety management system as being in line with HACCP principles demonstrates your commitment to consistency, continual improvement and customer safety and satisfaction. These are tangible business benefits that play an important part in building resilience and sustainable business performance. The HACCP methodology is a structured, preventive approach to food safety that optimizes efforts to provide the consumer with safe food. It is mandatory in several countries, including the UAE, US and within the EU.

  • (FSSC 22000)

    FSSC 22000 is a food safety certification scheme based on the existing internationally recognized standard ISO 22000 and complemented by technical standards, such as ISO TS 22002-1 for food manufacturing and ISO TS 22002-4 for packaging manufacturing. It is also fully consistent with other standards, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 (including the alignment with ISO High Level Structure).

  • (ISO 22000)

    The ISO 22000 standard is compatible and harmonized with other international management system standards, including ISO 9001. It is ideal for integration with existing management systems and processes.

    ISO 22000 is applicable to all organizations directly or indirectly involved in the food value chain. This includes producers of packaging or detergents, suppliers of cleaning services, pest control, or industrial laundry services. It allows assessment and demonstrates conformity of the product in relation to food safety and control of food safety hazards.

  • (HALAL, Organic Food, GMO-free, Gluten-free, allergen, Label Rouge & Etc.)

    Evolving market demands and regulatory frameworks are making it more critical than ever to be able to prove where your food products contain, where they come from and how they are processed. With recalls on the rise, improper food labelling can spell major financial and reputational consequences for your brand. WECERT provides a variety of food product certifications that enable food industry players to earn consumer trust, manage risk and achieve regulatory compliance. These include GMO-free, Gluten-free, allergen, Label Rouge , origin denomination (e.g. PDO, PGI , IGP, etc.), Organic and other food product labels and marks of conformity.

What Is The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

The GFSI is a collaboration between retailers, manufacturers and service providers within the supply chain, and coordinated by The Consumer Goods Forum. By benchmarking standards against each other to a set of criteria, GFSI aims to reduce the duplication of retailers asking for separate, yet nearly identical, audits.

Following a number of food safety related issues, there is no doubt for the need for food safety certification to enhance food safety, ensure consumer protection and to strengthen consumer confidence. The multiplicity of standards available, however, often made the process out of reach for many food suppliers. GFSI sets requirements for food safety schemes through a benchmarking process in order to improve cost efficiency throughout the food supply chain.

What this means for many companies is that a single food safety audit will be recognized by multiple retailers.