Bora Agro Foods now BRC ‘Grade A’ Certificated

//Bora Agro Foods now BRC ‘Grade A’ Certificated

Bora Agro Foods now BRC ‘Grade A’ Certificated

Bora Agro Foods, India’s leading manufacturer-exporter of Hulled Sesame Seeds, with over 15 awards for highest exports, is now BRC ‘Grade A’ Certificated.

Its new manufacturing plant was assessed by TUV SUD to be meeting requirements of BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7: January 2015.

Completed in early 2016, the plant is built to meet the highest Global Food Safety Standards. The unit has 10 fully-automated multi-purpose manufacturing & processing lines capable of handling all types of whole seeds & spices. At full capacity, it will handle about 70,000 Metric Tons per year and will cater to the Indian and global markets.

The setup consists of specialised machinery developed in-house through constant R&D & decades of industry experience, thus boosting operating efficiencies, consistency and product quality. The setup is augmented with 11 Optical-Sorting Machines from Buhler Sortex (London).

About BRC

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the leading trade association for UK retailing. Although the BRC food safety standard began in the UK, it is now recognized as a global standard. There are over 18,000 BRC certified sites worldwide, and a large network of BRC certification bodies in 90 countries.

Green Through Action

The facility will be fully powered by an on-site 1-MW solar-power plant by end of 2016. Other green measures include conservation & recycling of water and energy usage. Several other measures have been taken to reduce negative environmental impact and ensure the health & well-being of workers.

This manufacturing unit’s building complex itself was the South-Asian nominee for an “Innovation in Construction” Award (Bentley Systems USA, BE Inspired Awards 2011).

Efforts were made to achieve a sustainable design in site selection and planning; water, energy, and materials conservation; indoor environmental quality; and innovative processes. Green measures included rooftop rainwater harvesting, treated wastewater reuse for flushing and landscaping, solar water heating, 50 percent daylighting, and fresh air ventilation. Construction waste was diverted from landfills and reused or recycled.

About BRC

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the leading trade association for UK retailing. Although the BRC food safety standard began in the UK, it is now recognized as a global standard. There are over 18,000 BRC certified sites worldwide, and a large network of BRC certification bodies in 90 countries.

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