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Promasidor Ghana attains International Food Safety Certification (FSSC) 22000 V6

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Promasidor Ghana (PGH) has successfully obtained the latest version of the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000, marking a significant milestone as the first Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company in Ghana to achieve FSSC V6.

This accomplishment is in line with PGH’s commitment to enhancing food safety practices and aligning with Sustainable Development Goals.

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FSSC 22000 is an internationally recognised certification scheme for food safety management systems, established by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification to drive global impact in food safety.

Certified by Société Générale de Surveillance (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.

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Addressing the media at a press conference to announce the achievement, the Managing Director of PGH, Festus Tettey, emphasized that the certification is a testament of PGH’s dedication to advancing food processes and controls.

“Food-borne diseases are one of the biggest cost of medical health even in Africa and not only in Africa but across the world. And therefore whatever you put in your mouth is very very important. What we are assuring the consumer in Ghana is saying that we have a world class system, food safety system in place that assures you that whatever you buy from us is produced under the highest hygienic and food safety standards to ensure that you are not buying ailment but nourishment for yourself,” he stated.

Festus Tettey, however, assured consumers of his outfit’s commitment to maintaining high standards in food safety.

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“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” he added.

Explaining why PGH opted for FSSC V6, Bernadette Klu, Head of Quality, Safety, Health & Environment (QSHE) at PGH said the 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”.

Ms Klu 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.

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Promasidor Ghana Limited (PGH) is a leading food manufacturing company providing quality food products to consumers. PGH launched its first brand, Cowbell and has pioneered flavored milk drinks including Cowbell Strawberry, Cowbell Mocha, Cowbell Chocomalt, Cowbell Coconut, Cowbell Banana and Cowbell Coffee. The business introduced Onga powder variant of food seasoning in 2003, followed by Onga Shrimp tablet in 2011. Other product lines introduced by the business are the Miksi dairy product and Yumvita infant cereals in the year 2005 and 2010 respectively.

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