Hatch Mansfield has been awarded an AA certificate for the BRC Global Standard for Agents and Brokers and is amongst the first wine agencies in the UK, particularly those providing duty paid and delivered services to receive this accreditation.
Patrick McGrath MW, Hatch Mansfield Managing Director comments, “We are extremely proud to be awarded this certification. Daniel Hart our Commercial Manager and Philip Tuck MW our Wine Director have worked tirelessly with the entire Hatch Mansfield team to achieve this. It is a very exacting certification, which we believe should be an industry standard for companies supplying the UK wine trade. A number of customers are already in agreement, expecting this certification as a basic term of trading. It provides our customers and consumers with reassurance that there are systems and controls in place throughout our supply chain. As representatives of premium family wine companies, this recognition is a natural next step as part of our business evolution.”
The BRC Global Standard for Agents and Brokers has been developed to provide a framework for managing product safety, quality and legality for non-manufacturing businesses in the food and packaging industries.
It is divided into five key sections which set standards that must be met by businesses awarded this accreditation. This means that Hatch Mansfield has been audited to the highest standard in product safety and everyone in the business is responsible for consistent product safety, with a proven plan in place covering all services and operations. Control systems are clearly documented and accomplished to achieve the Global Standard, which is recognised worldwide and is in place to instil customer confidence.
In addition to achieving this standard, Hatch Mansfield is also accredited to ISO 14001:2015 standard. Which maps out a framework of managing and continually improving our environmental impact.