Livingston-based sugar producer Südzucker UK has achieved the new BRC Agents & Brokers certification.

Südzucker told British Baker that they have been working hard to be among the first to achieve the new standard, and are delighted to have achieved this goal.

“We would like to thank all those involved for their hard work and commitment to ensure that we meet the requirements set by the BRC Global Standard to achieve this very positive result,’’ said Ross Ferguson managing director for Südzucker UK.

The certification confirms that the company is compliant with an international framework of best practices ensuring food safety and quality, which includes a legally conforming supply chain management procedure and an effective traceability system.

BRC Global Standards is a leading global brand and consumer protection scheme recognised by thousands of customers worldwide and is often a fundamental requirement of leading retailers, manufacturers and food service organisations.