BAYTOWN, Texas, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honey Solutions (Honey Holding I), one of the oldest and largest processors of 100% pure honey to America's largest bakers and food processors, announced today its 2019-20 certification to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Version 8 global food safety standard with a grade of AA, the highest grade possible. Honey Solutions has been awarded BRC's top certification grade for each of the last six years.
BRC Version 8 places emphasis on effective traceability systems and traceability thorough out the supply chain to last packer or grower where ingredients were purchased. In addition, Version 8 places emphasis on development of a broader food safety culture and to ensure global applicability with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).
"This certification is a reflection of our everyday commitment to provide food safe, origin assured, Grade A honey," said Gerry Murphy, SVP of Procurement. "The BRC's highest award of AA coupled with our meticulous 3rd party origin testing and our supply chain validation by the US Customs C-TPAT program assures our customers of their honey's origin and purity. After all, they have the right to know."
About British Retail Consortium (BRC)
The BRC was the first standard in the world approved by the GFSI benchmark committee. Today, the BRC is the leading safety and quality certification program used by over 22,000 certified suppliers in 123 countries. BRC Global Standards are commonly considered a fundamental requirement by leading retailers, bakers and food processors in Europe and North America. www.brcgs.com/brcgs/food-safety/
About Honey Holding I, Ltd (dba Honey Solutions)
Founded in 1940, Honey Solutions supplies most of America's premier bakers and food processors from its 6 acre facility located in Baytown, Texas. Honey Solutions supply chain security has received an industry highest C-TPAT Tier II designation from U.S. Customs & Border Protection. Learn more at www.honeysolutions.com
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SVP Ops, QA & Technology
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