Three Dog Bakery recently earned BRC certification, a management scheme recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) board. The designation indicates that the company’s manufacturing meets internationally recognized food safety standards. This important achievement has propelled Three Dog Bakery to new growth and opened doors for further business expansion.
Since earning the certification, Three Dog Bakery has resumed in-house production for several previously co-packed treats, begun private label production for current customers and earned new international business in the U.K. with Pets at Home.
GFSI objectives include reducing food safety risks by delivering equivalence and convergence between effective food safety management systems. Additionally, it aids cost management in the global food system by eliminating redundancy and improving operational efficiency, developing competencies and capacity building in food safety to create consistent and effective global food systems, and providing a unique international stakeholder platform for collaboration, knowledge exchange and networking.
According to Three Dog Bakery President Scott Ragan, such certification is one of the most stringent in the pet food industry.
“GFSI certification is a critical investment for any company attempting to meet and sustain healthy and safe standards for its patrons,” he said. “Considered a premier stamp of approval for pet food manufacturers, the considerable investment in both time and financial resources signals Three Dog Bakery’s commitment to our customers now and well into the future.”