BRCGS Certification

Food safety and quality compliance in Canada and the United States


Globally Recognized GFSI Scheme

BRCGS (Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards) is a leading brand and consumer protection organization, used by over 29,000 certificated suppliers in over 130 countries, with certification issued through a global network of accredited certification bodies. BRCGS’ Standards guarantee the standardization of quality, safety, and operational criteria and ensure that manufacturers fulfill their legal obligations and provide protection for the end consumer. Certification to BRCGS Standards is now often a fundamental requirement of leading retailers, manufacturers, and food service organizations.

Why get BRCGS Certified?

  1. 70% of major global retailers recognize the BRCGS standard.
  2. BRCGS is a GFSI-recognized food safety scheme
  3. The BRCGS certification ensures your food’s safety and adherence to GFSI standards.

How do I get Certified?

  1. Download the Standard and the Interpretation Guidelines from the BRCGS website
  2. Identified the scope and requirements
  3. Perform a Self-assessment
  4. Choose a certification body to perform the audit and register you as BRCGS Certified
  5. Prepare for your audit


Certification Options

BRCGS Food Safety Certification – Certification to the BRCGS Food Safety Standard ensures that manufacturers, food suppliers, and food processing plants are following the plans and practices (e.g. HACCP and GMP) that are required of the food safety scheme. In doing so, they benefit from greater confidence on the part of customers and consumers.

BRCGS Packaging Certification– Certification to the BRCGS Packaging Standard ensures that food packagers meet the highest standards of safety, quality, and legality of packaging materials and products. In doing so, they benefit from greater confidence on the part of customers and consumers.