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DNV Named Certification Body of the Year

By Food Safety Tech Staff
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On February 1, DNV received the BRCGS Certification Body of the Year award, which was announced during the Food Safety Europe conference in London. The BRCGS Certification Body of the Year award recognizes innovation and excellence in standards development, training and third-party certification for companies in the food and consumer products sectors. Only BRCGS 5-Star Certification Bodies are eligible for this award, which is a performance measure of competence and professionalism in delivery of BRCGS audits.

“We are very proud to receive this award and to be a 5-star certification body for the BRCGS food standards. This achievement is all owed to our technical team and auditors,” said Stefano Crea, Global Market & Industries Director in Business Assurance, DNV. “Standards and independent certification are increasingly essential for companies to ensure consumer safety and business continuity. In DNV we strongly believe it is our obligation to contribute to advance certification to help companies improve and build trust.”

BRCGS is a global brand that helps build confidence in the supply chain. Its global food safety standards, such as BRCGS Food and Packaging, are benchmarked by GFSI.

“I am delighted to announce that DNV as the winner of the Certification Body of the Year at this year’s Food Safety Europe Conference. We have enjoyed a long-standing relationship with DNV and rely on excellent partners to deliver our certification programs throughout the world. DNV is a five-star partner that strives to ensure that customers get the best value from our programs,” said Angela O’Donovan, Head of Standards BRCGS.