Caterforce wholesaler JB Foods has been awarded the highest-level AA grade in BRC Global Standards for Storage and Distribution.
The BRC Global Standards for Storage and Distribution is specifically designed for logistics operations dealing with food, packaging, and consumer products and sets the benchmark for the sector. Developed by industry representatives, the award is designed to reflect best practice.
The AA grade provides the guarantee of product safety, integrity, quality and legality throughout the storage and distribution process, with an in-depth audit taking place in December and covered elements such as organisational structure, responsibility and management, hazard and risk analysis, product safety and quality management, site and building standards, vehicle operating standards, facility management, good operating practices, personnel, wholesale, cross-docking and e-commerce.
Commercial director Charlotte Thompson said “We are delighted to receive this double AA grade from the BRC. An award of this standard is a monumental accomplishment considering the challenges that we have faced during the pandemic. It is a true testament to the hard work of our fantastic team led by our operational compliance & quality manager, Amanda Balloch. This award has provided a welcome boost to us all.”