FSSC 22000 is GFSI Recognized and Growing Rapidly

Cynthia Weber, April 26, 2023

FSSC 22000
FSSC 22000 is growing quickly. Over 32,000 certificates have already been issued for FSSC 22000, and interest in the standard is growing worldwide. With many multinational food companies asking their suppliers for GFSI-recognized certification, companies across the globe are pursuing FSSC 22000 certification.
Why FSSC 22000? There are many benefits to implementing FSSC 22000 including:Managing Risk

First and foremost, building a GFSI Benchmarked System will provide your company with effective management of food safety hazards by creating an environment capable of producing safe product and a management system to continually manage, monitor, validate, and improve the system.

Maintain current customers

Statistics show that approximately 1 out of 4 certified companies are asking their suppliers to achieve certification. Chances are that if you have not been asked yet, you will be asked in the near future. Starting on your certification can help you stay competitive and qualified to work with your current customers.

Increase your market reach

Large retailers and multinational manufacturers or processors are also demanding certification of their suppliers. Having FSSC 22000, SQF, or BRCGS Certification means you are qualified to supply these organizations or their suppliers, opening up a large market for your products.

Prepare for regulatory changes

Countries across the globe are making changes to food safety regulations, including the United States and its Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FSSC and SQF help prepare your organization to meet many or most FSMA requirements.

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