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Colpac Achieves AA+ BRCGS Certification, Upgrading to Highest Level

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10th January 2024
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Two people holding AA+ BRCGS certificate in Colpac factory.

Colpac has achieved a BRCGS certification of AA+, the highest possible level of BRCGS certification.

After seven years of consecutive AA ratings, Colpac received its first unannounced audit last month. Due to the firmly embedded management systems and ongoing commitment from the team leaders that enforce these daily, the company passed the audit with no non-conformances.

The auditor specifically commented that the Colpac site was the best he had ever seen it, and that the team should be extremely proud of this achievement. He praised the company for its audit ready status and considered Colpac to be ‘match fit’.

“This result is testament to a superb effort from our staff across our sites. Our team leaders meticulously tailor our training programmes to continually improve their effectiveness, positively frame good practice, and shape a culture where all staff want to contribute towards progress. The result demonstrates our shared focus on maintaining the highest of standards on a day-to-day basis.”

Compliance & QA Manager Frances Dickman

The BRCGS Standard for Packaging Materials is viewed as a global benchmark of quality, safety, and legality for food packaging manufacture. It provides a robust framework for all types of packaging manufacturer in the production of safe and legal packaging materials, and to manage product quality to meet customers’ requirements.

Colpac’s AA+ BRCGS accredited rating demonstrates continuous and sustained achievement and is highly regarded by retailers and food service organisations. The audit covered its full product range, including those manufactured at Colpac’s factory, and those manufactured elsewhere.

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