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    The economic impact for manufacturing sites operating to BRCGS certification

    Lambert, Raymond and Frenz, Marion (2021) The economic impact for manufacturing sites operating to BRCGS certification. Project Report. n/a. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    There is a common view that there are benefits to Food Business Operators (FBOs) that are certificated as well as brands or retailers that specify them within their supply chains. While these benefits are well publicised, there is a lack of hard evidence on the economic and operational benefits to either certificated FBOs or in the wider supply chain. This research seeks to redress this lack of evidence by using internal and external datasets to identify the value of certification for certified FBOs, the wider supply chain, and on safer food for consumers. This paper will also explore whether certification to BRCGS programmes provides additional value over other GFSI and non-GFSI standards in terms of food safety, top-line growth, profitability, modernisation and operational efficiency. This has been carried out through demand-side interviews with large Brands, a review of extant literature on certification and food safety standards, and data from the results of a survey of around 450 FBOs.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Marion Frenz
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 12:33
    Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 10:00
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/46546

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