Certification Food safety management systems:


ISO 22000 ‘Food Safety Management Systems – Requirements for any organization in the food chain’ is the first International Standard that specifies the requirements for a food safety management system.

ISO 22000 may be applied to all types of organizations directly or indirectly involved within the food chain ranging from primary producers, crop producers and feed producers, to food manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, catering services transport and storage operators as well as organizations such as producers of equipment, packaging material, cleaning and sanitizing agents, additives and ingredients.

Τhe Standard ISO 22000 specifies the general requirements has the Food Safety Management System of an Organization to fulfill, focusing on the interactive communication among all the interested parties(organizations, suppliers, customers, authorities), the system management, the control of the hazards through the operational prerequisite programmes and through the HACCP plan and its continual improvement and updating.

The ISO 22000 is compatible with other management system standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001) and can be applied independently or integrated with these.

The implementation and the certification of the Food Safety Management System according to ISO 22000 enable the company on the following:
  • Giving confidence to the consumers and other interested parties that all relevant food safety hazards are identified and adequately controlled.
  • Demonstrating conformity with the mutually agreed customer requirements that relate to food safety in order to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrating compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory food safety requirements.