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Colpac's AA grade BRCGS accreditation for seventh year running

Packaging Solutions

Colpac has successfully passed its latest BRCGS audit and has achieved an AA rating for the seventh year in a row. The auditor specifically commented on the condition of its UK factory as being excellent, amongst other very positive praise of its working practices. The company achieved zero non-conformances across the two day audit process.

‘This is a fantastic outcome, and down to the efforts of all team members across our sites. It is testament to our hard work and dedication to continually improve and manufacture and source products to global food safety standards,’ said compliance and quality assurance manager Frances Dickman.

The BRCGS Standard for Packaging Materials is viewed as a global benchmark of quality, safety, and legality for food packaging manufacture. It provides a robust framework for all types of packaging manufacturer in the production of safe and legal packaging materials, and to manage product quality to meet customers’ requirements.

‘This is an excellent outcome for Colpac which underlines its commitment to food safety. We are delighted that the company continues to benefit from the BRCGS standard to underpin its drive to create an innovative range of products, as well as supporting its export activities to reach over 60 countries worldwide. Congratulations to the team!’ said Jon Murthy, BRCGS’s head of global marketing.

Colpac’s AA BRCGS accredited rating demonstrates continuous and sustained improvement and is highly regarded by retailers and food service organisations. The audit covered its full product range, including those manufactured at the company’s factory, and those manufactured elsewhere.

‘I am really proud of our team for achieving this standard for the seventh year running. We strive to manufacture products to the highest global standards and it is really motivating to receive this recognition,’ said Linda Ritchie, assistant finishing manager.

This achievement makes up a key part of Colpac’s range of extensive certifications, including its recent Safety Seal of Excellence Award from the British Print Industries Federation.


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