Global leading Brand and Consumer Protection organisation

Discover BRC Global Standards

The company was founded in 1996 by retailers who wanted to harmonise food safety standards across the supply chain. Today we are globally recognised across both food and non-food categories and operate the most rigorous third party certification scheme of its type. Our message is clear, we have the most rigorous schemes and the highest trained auditors giving you the best results possible.

BRC Global Standards is a market-leading global brand that helps build confidence in the supply chain and our Standards for Food Safety, Packaging and Packaging Materials, Storage and Distribution, Consumer Products, Agents and Brokers, and Retail set the benchmark for good manufacturing practice, and help provide assurance to customers that your products are safe, legal and of high quality.

In 2016 BRC Global Standards was acquired by the LGC Group, the leading international life sciences measurement and testing company. This is the next stage of the strategic transition from being a standards owner to a brand and consumer protection organisation with a range of products and services to help its customers deal with the challenges of producing safe, high quality products for the end consumer on a global basis.


About the BRC Global Standards

BRC Global Standards operates a programme of global schemes designed to protect brands and consumers covering food and non food through risk-based process and system evaluation

Anthony Maas, President of JTM Food Group, said, “Food safety is at the heart of all the decisions we make at JTM. The BRC certification was truly the next logical step for us as a growing number of manufacturers, retail, and food service companies in North America now require this independent certification.”

Anthony Maas, President

JTM Food Group

“Meeting the BRC Global Standards for Food safety demonstrates our commitment to providing our customers with high quality and safe products,” stated APLIX Inc.’s President and CEO Rick Little. “We are proud of this accomplishment and will continue to focus our efforts on best manufacturing and quality practices.”

Rick Little, CEO


Compliance & Audit Rigour

Not all schemes are the same and BRC Global Standards invests a lot of time and money performance managing all of certification partners and has a high expectation of auditors who undertake audits of our scheme. In terms of audit calibration, our own auditor category exams, education, work experience, professional qualification, audit training and experience is the gold standard in third party auditing

Compliance and integrity

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