The Dalesman Group Retains Top Accreditation

A leading manufacturer of seasonings, fine food ingredients, culinary and functional blends for a wide variety of well-known food manufacturers, has been awarded the highest rating following its first unannounced BRCGS audit.

The Dalesman Group, based in Bradford, achieved an AA+ from The Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) and Gluten Free Certification Program (GFCF), the industry-renowned accreditations which set the benchmark for food safety.

The accreditation demonstrates the company’s commitment to compliance, best practice and continual improvement, which the award-winning company showed through their dedication to integrating the groups operating procedures, a quality culture, industry leading traceability and continuous improvement systems.

James Rhodes, Managing Director commented: “We couldn’t be happier with this fantastic result! To achieve AA+ on our first unannounced audit, and at our busiest time of year, is credit to everyone who works for the company. 

“We can only achieve this accreditation with the continuous dedication and commitment of the whole team who continually strive for the highest possible standards, providing the reassurance our customers can rely upon. Our continued investment in facilities and staff demonstrates our drive to be the UK’s number one, with product quality, safety and innovation at the heart of our operations.”

The Dalesman Group has been trading for over 40 years, after being founded in 1979 by Gordon Rhodes and his son Ian and now employ over 80 people across 4 sites.  They have strived to remain at the forefront of manufacturing, inspiring and helping engage the nation’s passion for flavourful food.For more information and to buy their products online visit