East Yorkshire chicken business’s successful Food Safety and Quality audit

A Yorkshire Wolds poultry company is celebrating after passing its BRCGS audit.

Middleton on the Wolds based Soanes Poultry gained AA grade status against Issue 9 of the BRCGS certification programme that is globally recognised as a benchmark for food safety management systems and best practice for product safety and quality. 

Soanes Poultry’s Head of Technical, Diana May said: “Congratulations to the team for the part that they have played in the successful AA grade. This result was achieved because of everyone’s hard work and our constant year-on-year improvements, which means our customers can have complete confidence in all of our products.

“As our business continues to grow, BRCGS is a vital accreditation for underlining our reliability to potential customers and demonstrates that we are achieving the highest standards of safety, quality and legal compliance.”

Family-owned Soanes Poultry have been rearing and preparing chicken since 1947 and now employ over 100 people. Their award-winning chicken is sold to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers and catering butchers nationwide.

In addition to the BRCGS success, Soanes Poultry was also awarded gold stars for four of its chicken products in the latest Great Taste Awards recently.

For more information visit www.soanespoultry.co.uk