SQF

NSF Certification, LLC is accredited to certify to the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program, a comprehensive HACCP-based food safety and quality management certification system for all sectors of the food industry, from primary production to transport and distribution.
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SQF Code, Edition 8 is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked food safety standard that supports industry or company-branded products and offers benefits to suppliers and their customers. Products produced and manufactured under the SQF Code certification retain a high degree of acceptance in global markets.

SQF certification demonstrates a commitment to quality processes and continual improvement, and enables access to top retailers.

Certification to GFSI benchmarked standards like SQF increases brand protection and minimizes risk. SQF certification provides independent verification that a product or process complies with specific international standards. It enables a food supplier to give assurances that food has been produced, prepared and handled according to the most recognized standards.

SQF certification demonstrates a commitment to quality processes and continual improvement, and enables access to top retailers.

On July 1, 2012, SQFI introduced SQF Code, Edition 8, which serves as the replacement for the SQF 1000 and SQF 2000 codes and can be applied to all sectors of the food industry. In addition, SQF offers a packaging standard applicable to packaging manufacturers and converters.

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