Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy and leading supplier of dairy-based ingredients to the food industry, is celebrating after their Holme-on-Spalding-Moor site was awarded a BRC AA accreditation, the highest possible for food manufacturers. The East Yorkshire division of Meadow Foods specialises in producing dairy ingredients for the confectionary trades such as chocolate crumb and sweetened condensed milk.
BRC (British Retail Consortium) latest Global Standards for Food Safety measure businesses across a range of benchmarks, from ensuring the safety of the raw materials which come to the factory from suppliers to excellent standards of on-site hygiene. The AA accreditation is the highest a business can be awarded, and ensures that food manufacturing and end-user customers receive the highest quality products.
As part of Meadow Foods’ ongoing internal programme for continual improvement, the Holme-on-Spalding-Moor site has worked hard to ensure that their premises were able to satisfy the highest requirements needed, building them into their processes across production, engineering, technical and managerial operations.
Tony Hodge, Site Director for Meadow Foods’ Holme-on-Spalding-Moor site, comments: “This is a fantastic achievement for the site’s 82nd year of quality confectionary ingredients. It’s the result of dedication and determination from every team member to put product quality and food safety at the very heart of how we work every day.”
Mark Chantler, CEO of Meadow Foods, adds: “We are incredibly proud of the East Yorkshire team for achieving the BRC AA standards. With every one of our three sites across the UK AA accredited, our customers can be assured that they are purchasing high quality and sustainable dairy ingredients.”
Meadow Foods is the UK’s largest independently owned dairy group and leading supplier of quality dairy ingredients to the food industry. The award-winning company operates from three BRC AA accredited sites in Chester, Peterborough and Holme-on-Spalding Moor where they manufacture value added dairy ingredients 7 days a week for some of the UK’s best known food manufacturers.