Sabinsa Corp. (Payson, UT) reports that it's Payson, Utah facility earned International Food Standard (IFS) certification in September following an audit performed by Det Norske Veritas.
Sabinsa says its second year of IFS certification through DNV is part of its ongoing program to meet customer QA needs:
The IFS certification is a leading global food safety and quality standard for auditing food processing facilities and facilities that pack loose food products. The IFS standard was developed by the retailers in Europe to define the common needs of food safety at both the retailer and supplier level and is now used around the world. A practical, yet stringent standard, IFS is widely accepted by retailers in North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia including Wal-Mart, Carrefour, Metro, and others.