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Gadot Receives BRC CertificationGadot Receives BRC Certification

February 23, 2010

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Gadot Receives BRC Certification

HAIFA BAY, IsraelGadot Biochemical Industries (GBI) attained British Retail Consortium (BRC) Certification from SAI GLOBAL with Grade A for the manufacture of citric acid and sodium citrate.

Following the increased number of number of food safety scares worldwide, a consortium of international retailers identified the need to enhance food safety, ensure consumer protection and strengthen consumer confidence. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was subsequently launched, setting requirements for food safety schemes through a benchmarking process in order to improve consumer protection and cost efficiency throughout the food supply chain.

To further strengthen the move toward greater protection, the BRC developed and introduced the BRC Food Technical Standard to be used to evaluate manufacturers of retailers private brand food products. It is designed to assist retailers and brand owners in producing food products of consistent safety and quality, and assist ingredient suppliers pursuing due diligence in their production methodology.

 BRC certification ensures food safety and high quality while setting unified standards for food and beverage manufacturers. It is on track to become the main paradigm for food safety in the near future, explaind Ronny Hacham, VP of business development & marketing for Gadot. "Manufacturers remain highly concerned about food safety, especially considering recent problems with food and beverage recalls both in the United States and Europe.



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