Food Retailing Sector
Food wholesaling and retailing is an important link between farms and consumers and has transformed into one of the most important focus areas for food safety and quality. Supermarket, hypermarket and discounters sales combined represent the most profitable segment in the world food retail market. There is also increasing pressure on food retailers to maintain the integrity of food safety in the supply chain.
We offer a variety of technical services to the food retailing industry, such as managing food safety, retail quality assurance, supply chain management, risk management, food defense, crisis management, training, GFSI standard implementation.
Food Safety: Services provided include, developing customized food safety management systems including HACCP plans, validating HACCP plans, training of staff on HACCP Principles and on the requirements of the various GFSI benchmarked schemes such as Safe Quality Food (SQF), BRC Global standards for Food Safety, Storage and Distribution and Agents and Brokers, International Featured Standard (IFS) for Food, Logistics and Food Safety System implementation.
Our certified industry specific experts will work with you towards certification of the chosen GFSI standard from documenting the HACCP plans and other required procedures to implementing the procedures until you get certified.
Food Quality: Post-manufacture quality assurance activities are as important as manufacturing quality assurance. Our consultants have years of experience and expertise in developing and implementing post manufacture quality management system for food products.
Supply Chain Management: Effective management of supply chain is important to reduce food safety and quality risks in the food retail and wholesaling industry. Perry Johnson Food Safety Consulting provides consulting solutions to the wholesaling and retail industry in the management of suppliers, co-manufacturers, brokers and other service providers as well as in developing food fraud prevention systems such as TACCP (Threat Analysis and Critical Control Point) system and food security/food defense systems based on Vulnerability Analysis and Critical Control Point (VACCP) system.
Risk Management: Our experts on technical and business risk analysis will be able to conduct detailed risk assessments and provide effective mitigation strategies, using the latest techniques and guidelines, including ISO 31010:2009 Risk Management Risk Assessment Techniques.
Crisis Management: We offer both proactive and reactive solutions to crisis situations. Our proactive solutions include developing a robust and comprehensive food defense/food security plan using the latest techniques available, such as Vulnerability Analysis and Critical Control Point (VACCP), risk analysis, training your staff on food security plan, gap analysis and contamination control techniques.
In crisis situations we can provide professional services to help you manage the situation so that your image does not get tarnished. This includes, incident investigation, developing communication strategies and follow-up after incident management.