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The Grand Lakes Team is Dedicated to Food Safety and Client Success

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 28, 2018

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The Shippers Group Team in Grand Lakes celebrated receiving another AA rating for meeting storage and distribution BRC global food safety standards and a successful 2Q Quarterly Business Review with Ferrara Candy. Members of the Ferrara team present in picture include Vince Ippolito, Emily Berghoff and Michael Stautmeister. Congratulations to Chris Vandergriff, General Manager, and all of the Grand Lakes associates for all your hard work and dedication to Ferrara Candy! 


Since beginning BRC Audits in 2011, The Shippers Group has received AA ratings in BRC Global Standard Audits for Storage and Distribution across all locations audited. Food safety is critically important and following the standards gives food manufacturers confidence that food quality and safety are met and maintained through compliance and process controls. 

The Shippers Group is recognized by BRC for excellence in the following critical elements:

  1. Senior management commitment and continuous improvement
  2. Hazard and risk analysis
  3. Quality management systems
  4. Site and building standards
  5. Vehicle operating standards
  6. Facility management
  7. Good operating practices
  8. Personnel

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