BRCGS Packaging Materials Global Standard is an internationally recognised standard that sets out the requirements for the manufacture of packaging and packaging materials used in food packaging and filling operations and for cosmetics, toiletries and other consumer products and materials.

Gaining BRCGS certification gives your brand an internationally recognised mark of quality, safety and responsibility. The programme is designed to be efficient, reducing the need for multiple audits and helping you to improve your processes.

As one of more than 27,000 BRCGS certified manufacturers in 100 countries, you will benefit from increased consumer confidence and open your business to new opportunities.

The Standard provides a framework for all types of packaging manufacturers to assist them in the production of safe packaging materials, to manage product quality to meet customers' requirements and to fulfil its obligations regarding legal compliance. Certification against the Standard is recognised by many brand owners, retailers, food services companies and manufacturers around the world when assessing the capabilities of their suppliers.

As a BRCGS Certification Body, Intertek is accredited by UKAS to carry out audits against the Standard for paper, plastics and metal packaging.

The BRCGS Standard demands high levels of compliance and the certification programme is wide ranging, including food safety planning, site and process controls, and gaining management on product quality and integrity. You can also add on the BRCGS Food Safety Culture Excellence module to your next audit. As your partner, we can support and guide you on your journey to certification.

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