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SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is delighted to present ‘BRC Global Standards for Storage & Distribution certification – Issue 3’ to bulk packaging supplier, Midwestern Bag & Supply following an annual audit with zero non-conformities for the Iowa based company.

Midwestern Bag & Supply, which has headquarters in Grimes, IA along with distribution centers located throughout the nation, designs and supplies FIBC bulk bags and multiwall kraft paper bag solutions for the storage and transportation of dry goods.

Midwestern Bag undertook the audit with SGS to ensure it met the industry’s rigorous food safety standards for ‘Storage and distribution of flexible intermediate bulk tote bags and kraft paper bags to the food industry’.

Warren Hojnacki, Regional Manager – Food, SGS said: “Our congratulations to Midwestern Bag & Supply for achieving Double AA Grade against the BRCGS storage and distribution standard. This demonstrates the company’s strong commitment to ensure that the quality and safety of products during their storage and distribution are maintained at high level while also upholding customer confidence.”

SGS provides audits against the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution to enable organizations to demonstrate compliance and competence to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized standard which is applicable to providers of storage, distribution and wholesale services for food and packaging.

The standard facilitates the complete coverage of the food chain – from farm gate to consumer and sets a new benchmark for quality including:

  • Management commitment
  • Hazard and risk assessment
  • Product safety and quality management system
  • Supplier and subcontracted services management
  • Personnel
  • The potential risk of food fraud/adulteration throughout the supplier chain
  • Traceability back to the last point of manufacture

SGS Audit Solutions

Whatever the location, we use auditors who speak the local language and understand the local culture to conduct the audits. To help ensure that good product safety management practices are being followed at all times, audits are completed annually for food and packaging.

Contact SGS now to discover how a certification audit against the BRCGS Global Storage and Distribution standard can help improve your organization’s credentials.

For further information contact:

Supreeya Sansawat
VP, Food & Life Science Sectors
Certification and Business Enhancement, SGS
t: +1 201 508 3083

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.