What is HACCP certification?
HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System – Hazard analysis system and critical control points. HACCP standards are the principles used in establishing food safety management systems.
HACCP certification is the activity of assessing and verifying that an organization/business has developed and applied a hazard analysis system and critical control points in accordance with the requirements and principles set out by HACCP. When the audit results are appropriate after the review of the audit documents, the organization/business will be issued a HACCP certificate.
HACCP auditing and certification will be performed by an authorized conformity certification organization.
Why should a food business apply for HACCP certification?
If your business is operating in the production and sales of food products, you should not ignore the application for HACCP certification for the following reasons:
1. Risk management for business
The aim of HACCP is to guide good manufacturing practices and to analyze and control hazards. Having HACCP will help your business perform well to prevent risks and limit the damage caused by them. Stable product and goods quality.
2. Improve the reputation of product quality
With HACCP certification, your business seems to have a “stamp” to prove that your products are guaranteed food safety. The most favorable conditions for the process of negotiating and signing commercial contracts.
3. Improve the competitiveness of businesses
HACCP contributes to increasing competitiveness, create the ability to dominate the market, and expand the market much more than other competitors, especially in the export food industry.
Your business will be allowed to use the certification mark to print on your label’s packaging. As the basis for creating trust with customers and partners.
Who does need to apply for HACCP certification?
Enterprises producing and trading in food, aquatic products, and animal feed.
Food production and processing establishments, export processing zones, industrial food.
Foodservice establishments, restaurants, hotels, and other organizations that operate related to food such as food packaging.
The characteristics of HACCP standards:
Systematic: This International Standard examines and controls all steps of the operation of the production, processing, or supply of food. This International Standard helps to identify hazards; developing and applying control measures; Verify the system to ensure that safety is always maintained.
Scientific basis: food safety hazards and their control have been determined based on scientific evidence.
Specialty: Depending on the characteristics of each food, the HACCP standard helps to identify the most common hazards in that food and to develop the appropriate control measures.
Prevention: HACCP is geared towards prevention rather than testing when a product is finished.
Always relevant: when facilities, technology, people, and food safety information change, the system is always reviewed and adjusted accordingly.
7 principles in the HACCP certificate:
Principle 1: Conduct a hazard analysis
Principle 2: Determination of critical control points (CCPs)
Principle 3: Set Critical Limits
Principle 4: Establish a control system that monitors CCPs
Principle 5: Establish corrective action to take when monitoring indicates that a particular CCP is not under control.
Principle 6: Establish validation procedures to confirm that the HACCP system is working effectively
Principle 7: Document all procedures and records of these principles and their application
Amiba Co., Ltd. obtained HACCP certification
With more than 30 years of establishment and development, Amiba Company has become one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging and complex film packaging in Vietnam. Amiba Company Ltd places key concerns on technology and innovation in order to provide high-end and comprehensive packaging solutions for our customers. We take a lead in a variety of innovative packaging including retort pouch, modified atmosphere packaging, stand-up pouch with zip lock, and other common PP, PE, HDPE bottom sealed heavy-duty bag, shopping bag, shrink film, agricultural film. And to bring peace of mind to our customers and end-users about the products we offer, Amiba packaging has successfully obtained HACCP certification.
With the strict regulations for an enterprise that wants to register for HACCP, you can be completely assured of the product quality and reputation of Amiba when working with us.
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