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BRCGS Agents and Brokers

Maintain an effective food supply chain.

BRCGS Agents and Brokers is a certifiable standard for organisations that operate in the food supply chain but do not have their own production, storage or distribution facilities.

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BRCGS Agents and Brokers has been developed for organisations that buy, sell or facilitate the trade of products to help them manage product safety, quality and legality for businesses in the food and food packaging industries.

These types of organisations (agents and brokers) are critical in the food/food packaging supply chain as they are responsible for maintaining an effective chain of traceability and influence supplier product safety and quality standards. BRCGS Agents and Brokers is designed to promote best practice on product safety, quality and the operational conditions criteria required to fulfil commitments of legal compliance and consumer protection.

Benefits of BRCGS Agents and Brokers

Stakeholder confidence

Whether you’re an established global supplier or trading locally, BRCGS Agents and Brokers ensures your customers and stakeholders have confidence in your operational services and supply chain management.

Competitive advantage

Gaining certification to the BRCGS Agents and Brokers standard will give you a competitive advantage because it is becoming a prerequisite of trading with many leading retailers.


Written by industry experts, the standard is easy to understand yet it’s designed to reflect best practice and provide a common sense, risk-based approach to product safety.


There are no hidden costs to gaining certification and it may even save you money in the long run by helping to reduce costly mistakes.

Need help with BRCGS Agents and Brokers?

As a certified body approved to audit the BRCGS Agents and Brokers Global Standard and one of the leading providers of audits for BRCGS, we are able to offer you a tailored package that suits your specific business needs, including everything from additional modules to training and gap analysis of your site.

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Why work with us?

Customised approach

We offer a tailored package that suits your specific business needs with BRCGS Agents and Brokers. Our ability to combine audits and offer a full range of services enables you to save time and cut costs.

Technical expertise

We match expert BRCGS assessors with deep industry knowledge to your business; enabling a robust audit of your system. Assessors are specialists not only in understanding the potential in cutting-edge ideas but in applying this knowledge pragmatically in ways which guarantee impact today and in the long-term.

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