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What is SALSA for Food Safety?


The SALSA standard was designed by food safety experts with years of experience in the industry, to set out the legal requirements of producers and "best practise" for professional food buyers.

SALSA approval is only granted to those who can demonstrate to a SALSA auditor that they are able to produce safe and legal food and are committed to continually meet the requirements of the SALSA standard. It is a widely trusted food certification schemes in the UK.

Professional food buyers from large retail chains have a lot of market power in the food production industries, SALSA certification provides a trusted "way in to" large retail markets for smaller companies. It is trusted by most retailers, food service providers, suppliers, and buyers alike for smaller companies. Large company buyers almost always ask prospective suppliers to get certified through SALSA as the first part of the buying process.

* SALSA certification is audit driven, with size of the enterprise being taken into consideration.

* Success adds significant value to a small business.

* SALSA certification is only granted to smaller producers who can demonstrate that they are able to produce safe food and drink.

* SALSA certification ensures that producers must remain committed to continually updating their standards, in line with changing consumer demands and legislation.

ML3 Technical help businesses get into shape for the extra growth the SALSA certification can bring and can provide both visits to site and support over the internet. Whilst ML3 Technical specialises in working with vegetable pack houses and processors, we also have experience in sauce and chutney makers, ice-cream makers, bakeries, and other product areas.

Please contact use for more details on how ML3 can help your business gain SALSA accreditation or for larger companies ask about our support with BRC Certification.

Call us on 01228 907906 or 07792 050882 for details, or you can email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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