British Standards for Food and Beverages

On February 18 in Guatemala City a seminar will be heldon the BRC Global Standard for food industry.

Monday, February 16, 2015

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (-AGEXPORT-):

The aim is to help companies and producers in the food industry achieve the highest levels of safety and quality according to the British Retail Consortium Global Standard (BRC).

The Commission on Food and Beverages at AGEXPORT supported by the British Embassy held on 18 and 19 February 2015, a seminar on the BRC Global Standard for the Food industry Version 7.

This seminar is aimed at producers in the food industry, professionals, consultants, technicians from public and private agencies, managers and others.

This activity will be headed by Luis Saucedo, Regional Director for Latin America of British Retail Consortium.

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