Food Packaging

Food-grade packaging faces unique challenges: safety, quality, sustainability, and more. NSF offers solutions from testing to consulting.

The manufacture of food-grade packaging has its own unique set of challenges. Food safety, quality, regulatory, sustainability, and responsible sourcing requirements must all be met. From GFSI-benchmarked standards for food packaging manufacturers to HACCP plan development, NSF experts can help with a range of solutions from shelf-life testing to independent auditing, and from consulting to regulatory advice.

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Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification
Certify your facility to the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program, a comprehensive HACCP-based food safety and quality management certification system.
BRCGS Certification
Demonstrate that you comply with a BRCGS Global Standard for food safety, packaging, or storage and distribution.
IFS Food Safety Certification
Comply with the requirements of the International Featured Standard (IFS) in food safety and quality in food manufacturing.
FSSC 22000 Certification
Certify your operation to Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000), a GFSI recognized food safety certification for food manufacturers.
GFSI Global Markets Programme
Strengthen your food safety system through a four-step process consistent with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) requirements.
HACCP Certification and GMP Audits
Demonstrate your commitment to food safety through HACCP certification or a GMP audit.
NSF Supplier Assurance
Verify the integrity of your food supply chain and protect your brand.
Custom Supplier Audits
Safeguard your brand by verifying the integrity of your suppliers’ food safety systems.
Supply Chain Sustainability
Commit to responsible sourcing and transparency to increase competitiveness and build client, investor and consumer confidence.
Nonfood Compounds and Chemical Registration and Certification
Show the food industry they can trust your chemical products. NSF registers and certifies many chemical compounds, from lubricants to cleaning products.
Microbiology Lab
NSF’s microbiology labs are globally recognized for their expertise and commitment to advancing the science of microbiology.
California Proposition 65 Support
Comprehensive testing, assessment and reporting services to help you comply, reduce risk and protect people from harmful exposure to chemicals.
Raised Without Antibiotics Certification
Get the only independent certification mark that assures consumers animal products were produced without exposure to antibiotics.
Food Risk Management Consulting Services
Protect your brand, safeguard public health, mitigate risk and speed recovery in the event of a food crisis.
Food Fraud/Defense Consulting Services
Reduce the risk of food fraud and product recalls by bolstering food fraud awareness, detection and prevention.
Food Labeling and Specifications Management Consulting Services
Reduce risk, safeguard your brand, and meet local and global food labeling and product specification requirements.
Developing Food Product for Commercial Shelf Life
Work with experienced food technologists to develop high quality food and beverage products that meet quality and food safety standards.
Sensory Testing
Better understand the appeal of your food and beverage products with comprehensive consumer testing services.
Food Regulatory Consulting Services
Get practical, professional advice to address a wide range of food regulatory matters.
Outsourced Technical Support
Take advantage of NSF’s network of experts to assist your business, short- or long-term.
Due Diligence
Uncover potential risks and establish fair value during a merger and acquisition.
Food Safety Gap Assessment
Understand the Gaps in your Food Safety Management System
Food Safety Culture
Make food safety a way of life by embedding key values and behaviors in your team.
Food Safety Supplier Management
Better manage the quality and safety of your supply chain in the food and beverage industry.
Food Safety Policy and Procedure Development
Create and implement clear and efficient program documents that meet requirements and help ensure food safety and quality.
FSMA Readiness
Ensure your business and facility comply with the U.S. FDA’s requirements for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Enhanced Training and Wearable Learning
Hands-free smartglasses with NSF EyeSucceed, powered by Teamviewer, equip workers to learn faster and safer, so they become proficient faster.
Checklists, Self-Audits and Inventory Management
Wearable technology delivers efficient hands-free access for daily manager tasks.
Augmented Reality With Corrective Intelligence
First-of-its-kind artificial intelligence recognizes mistakes and instantly alerts the user to eliminate human error.
Equipment Maintenance and Remote Assistance
Smartglass solutions enable employees to install, set up and maintain equipment, while remote assistance connects workers with real-time support.
Virtual Audits and Next-Gen Livestream Communications
Enable real-time remote interaction for rich information sharing between frontline workers and third-party auditors or corporate colleagues.
Specialist Market Insight
Expand your reach and take advantage of new market opportunities - without delays.

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