NExT Kenya: Training on ‘Key changes on BRCGS Food Safety’

British Retail Consortium Global Standards (BRCGS) Food Safety Issue 9 was launched on 1 August 2022. To help COLEACP partner-beneficiary companies comply with the new issue, the NExT Kenya programme held a 1-day training on ‘Key changes on BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9’ at the Boma Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, in October 2022. The training aimed to update middle managers’ technical skills on the new issue of the BRCGS Food Safety standard in order to allow them to make the necessary changes within their company to guarantee compliance with Issue 9.

First published in 1998, the BRCGS Food Safety standard helps food manufacturers to focus on a wide range of areas, including HACCP, traceability, food fraud prevention, management commitment and food safety culture. The standard has grown to become the largest global food safety programme, impacting over US$800 billion of product sales.

This activity is implemented by COLEACP and supported by the NExT Kenya (New Export Trade) programme, established in collaboration with the EU Delegation in Nairobi and Kenyan stakeholders.