Introduction to Food Standards
Tuesday, 19th March 2024 at 11:30am - 1:00pm
Certification to accepted UK and international food standards are frequently required to supply larger stores, food service distributors, and public sector tenders including hospitals, schools, and universities. Without such recognition, businesses may face difficulties supplying many retailers and may be unable to secure lucrative contracts. Using accepted standards 'opens the door' to new markets and sales while also giving businesses confidence in their manufacturing practices.
Who Should Attend?
Food and drink producers are interested in supplying customers that may require such standards, or businesses that are attempting to scale up and future-proof themselves.
What Will Be Covered?
Better awareness of the standard's benefits to assist tendering opportunities:
Confidence that the business has demonstrated full legal and quality compliance
Instant online showcase for the business and its products visible to national buyers
Opportunities to secure new contracts and grow the business
A stepping stone to further certification, such as BRC Global Standards
SALSA plus STS standard for public Sector
Your Trainer – Richard Wigley
With a Bachelor’s in Food Science, Richard has been the Senior Technical Manager at the Forum for over 17 years. He is a certified IFST Registered Food Scientist and Auditor, BRC Internal Auditor, SALSA Auditor and Mentor and a USA/FDA approved expert. Richard is also qualified to Health and Safety NEBOSH Certificate & Level 4 in Sustainable Practices for Food Businesses.
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