Safe Quality Food (SQF)
Ethical Sourcing Standard (ESS)
Consumers today are choosier than ever. The demand for things like organic, GMO-free, and antibiotic free foods has increased greatly over the past few years. Now, consumers are looking for hard proof of ethical practices in food sourcing.
The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Ethical Sourcing Standard (ESS) makes it clear to the consumer that there is a commitment to upholding ethical and transparent practices in food manufacture and production.
The standard focuses on three aspects within an organization:
- Environmental impact
- Social impact
- Business management practices
An Ethical Sourcing Standard certification can set any company apart from competitors. It shows consumers that their concerns regarding responsible sourcing are important and taken seriously.
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