The Dalesman Group awarded for high standard of practices

Seasonings manufacturer The Dalesman Group has been awarded with an AA status following a recent British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit. 

Bradford-based The Dalesman Group is a prominent player in the meat category, delivering sausage and burger blends to the industry. The AA status recently acquired is one of the highest possible grades the BRC awards, second only to an AA* certification.

The Global Standards awarded by the BRC have been designed to set a benchmark for quality standards and consumer protection. Over 25,000 companies from across 130 countries use the certifications.

To achieve the certificate, the firm had to undergo a rigorous two-day audit to demonstrate that it was in line with the BRC’s Issue 7 standards in quality, safety, traceability and other criteria, to ensure that it was meeting legal obligations and that the end-consumer was protected.

Upon hearing the news, Dalesman Group director James Rhodes said the certification reflected the forward-thinking ethos of the company, in delivering safe and high-quality products to consumers. “We are delighted to have been given an AA rating by the BRC,” he commented. “For our customers, it means they should have nothing but total confidence when they choose to work with us, knowing that our standards and practices adhere to strict, industry-recognised guidelines. The BRC rating shows our commitment to quality, safety and continuous improvement and we are incredibly proud of the team at Dalesman, who continuously work incredibly hard to maintain these high quality standards.”

The Dalesman Group is a third-generation family business that prides itself on offering gourmet and bespoke recipes to the fast-moving consumer goods market. Aside from sausages and burgers, it offers solutions for pork pies, black pudding and bacon, and provides glazes and rubs and stuffings.

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