Promasidor Ghana gets highest International Food Safety Certification …becomes 1st FMCG Company to achieve feat

Promasidor Ghana (PGH), a pacesetter in Ghana’s food manufacturing space, has received the latest version of Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 in line with its goal of enhancing food safety practices and Sustainable Development Goals.

PGH, thus,becomes Ghana’s first Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) to attain FSSC V6 in Ghana.

FSSC 22000 is a globally recognised certification scheme for food safety management systems developed by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification to deliver impact on global food safety.

Certified by SGS Ghana and accredited by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), PGH becomes one of the very few food and beverage companies in the world to have achieved this important landmark.

Commenting on the Ghana-first FMCG to receive FSSC version 6 recognition, the Managing Director (MD) of PGH, Festus Tettey, said the certification is a testament to PGH’s devotion to improved food processes and controls.

“As a formidable business in its 25th year of operation, the certification reinforces our efforts at continuously improving our product quality, validates our excellent operating standards, adoption of world-class standards and our reputation for integrity, professionalism, excellence and accountability.”

The PGH MD added, “We are proud to be the first Ghanaian business to be certified to FSSC V6 by SGS in Ghana and we pledge to improve continuously.”

Explaining why PGH opted for FSSC V6, Bernadette Klu, Head of Quality, Safety, Health & Environment (QSHE) at PGH, said FSSC V6 offers a globally affirmed, comprehensive approach to food safety.

She highlighted that “food safety is fundamental to Promasidor Ghana’s commitment to providing our local and global consumers with ‘Quality Food Products’ in line with our values of Customer focus, Respect for all and the environment, Excellence in execution, Support for each other and Trust”.

MsKlu said this feat lends credence to the authenticity of PGH’s consumer-centric drive to assure the delivery of unparalleled Quality and Food Safety throughout the manufacturing and supply chain; a clear marker of leadership within the food and beverage space of the FMCG fraternity.

MrKwasiOkai-Mensah, SGS Ghana Business Assurance Manager, commended PGH for going through the rigorous process in attaining the certification.

“It shows PGH’s commitment to meeting the needs of consumers in producing quality and safe products,” he said.

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