Just a Piece of Paper? The Value of Industry Based Certifications

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December 28, 2020

Certificates reflect achievement and dedication to a chosen career or industry. Consumers are more likely to invest in a company that is intrinsically motivated to produce and ensure high-quality service and products with efficient and adequately managed operations.


FSSC 22000

A combination of the ISO 22000, pre-requisite programs (PRPs) and outline and Additional requirements, the Food Safety System Certification is designed to assist individuals and businesses in establishing and continually improving their food safety management. FSSC 22000 is an internationally recognized and accepted certification used to ensure food package manufacturing safety, control operating conditions, and safely monitor management systems. Developed to respond to customer demands, FSSC 22000 recognizes the standards of food and safety systems can be certified and audited.

FSSC 22000 is a recognizable certificate that utilizes management systems in establishing safe production environments. By mitigating risks and hazards, the FSSC 22000 certificate encourages supply chain transparency, frequent monitoring, and encourages individuals to improve the efficiency of management systems continuously, as they see necessary. FSSC 22000 promotes businesses’ opportunities to remain competitive while simultaneously expanding their market reach, possibly entering new industries. This certificate is one of eleven programs approved by the Global Food Standard Initiative (GFSI).

Many businesses and individuals choose the FSSC 22000 certification because it complements many other management system certifications.


The Brand Reputation through Compliance Global Standard (BRCGS) is another internationally recognized certificate that the main objective is to provide individuals and businesses with the skills necessary to assist in the compliance of food safety guidelines and the proper manufacturing of quality products. A program designed to enhance operations efficiency, identify the unnecessaries, and reduce wasteful resources, the BRCGS certificate assures customers receive high-quality goods and services that are both legal and safe. As it’s considered the ‘Gold-Standard’ for food safety, the BCRGS certificate provides rigorous and thorough examinations of all food safety techniques. It is designed to reflect best practices within management systems including, managing costs and improving operational efficiency.

The BRCGS is designed to encourage consistent practices of audit standards and processes worldwide. To prevent potential liabilities associated with product distribution, the BRCGS assures consumer demands and product safety development.