Tips from the Chef

Tips from the Chef

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News BRC and IFS: top certifications!

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News CIBUS CONNECT 2017

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News MADE 2017

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Press office

Press office

News Word's longest Pizza +1: the video.

Over 1.5 km of real Italian taste, in two minutes.

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News Guinness Record for the longest pizza in the world

The record comes back to Italy: the national and international press release

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News La Pizza+ 1 at PLMA in Amsterdam 2013

An authentic Italian product

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BRC and IFS

The BRC standard (technical Standard for suppliers of retail branded food products) is a document designed by the most important players in British mass distribution to audit production methods and hygiene criteria of its suppliers in the context of common principles.

So the BRC scheme, now established in Britain and known all over Europe, arose from the need to ensure that the trademark products operate according to well-defined standards. The BRC Food Global Standard is the regulation that is most frequently requested by organizations for the validation of its suppliers.

While the BRC standard is a document designed by the British mass distribution, the IFS standard is an equivalent tool issued by the most important operators in German and French mass distribution in order to audit production methods and hygiene criteria of its suppliers in the context of common principles.
The set of guidelines of the two standards are very similar because the inspiring principle is the same.

The two standards, BRC and IFS have been developed under the aegis of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which aims at harmonising with its guidelines the different standards used in mass distribution for validating the suppliers.

The two standards verify in great detail the Company’s ability to meet very stringent food safety requirements. In particular:

  • the efficiency of the quality system
  • HACCP management
  • compliance with food regulations
  • staff training
  • product/process management
  • workplace management
  • compliance with good practice in food processing
  • adequacy of the hygiene structures on the production site
  • In a system approved by BRC-IFS everything is audited: from the quality of the water used in production to the control systems for the compressed air used, from the angle of the wall corners to the colour of the utensils.

    Both the schemes offer different levels of certification, in other words the different levels of food safety requirements that the Company is able to meet.

    La Pizza + 1 has always obtained both certifications at the highest level.