For food service and retail facilities at the end of the supply chain, it is a critical challenge to ensure that only safe and quality food is supplied to customers.
IFS Food Store is a recognised and accepted inspection standard created to specifically evaluate the safety of food products in retail facilities. Its goal is to establish a common standard for multisite organisations with a uniform evaluation system and to ensure comparability and transparency between stores at the same company and amongst retailers.
The standard evaluates food safety at various stages, from best hygiene practices and retailer health control plans to the current regulatory requirements for each of your destination countries. It can be adapted to suit the individual needs of your business, delivered by our industry-leading team of auditors. It aims to:
Intertek has been accredited to inspect the food safety system in place in each store according to the IFS Food Store requirements. We have a global network of specially trained auditors who can carry out the inspections across your sites around the world. We are also accredited to provide other globally recognised standards including International Featured Standards (IFS Food), British Retail Consortium (BRC), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000) and many more.
Our IFS Food Store service includes:
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