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IFS Assessment – More than an Audit

IFS Assessment – More than an Audit
With the publication of IFS Food version 7, IFS introduced the term assessment instead of audit. We will gradually adopt it in the other IFS Standards as well. Here we explain what the term encompasses. An IFS Assessment includes more than auditing  The IFS Assessment includes more than just auditing. It encompasses both audit and inspection t...
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IFS Food Certification provides basis of stability and trust

IFS Food Certification provides basis of stability and trust
Jean-Charles Gander, Head of Quality Management Migros Group explains why he trusts IFS in these uncertain times, and what the strength of IFS Food version 7 is. "The certainties we could have had a few months ago and the reliable forecasts on the evolution of markets and consumer expectations are now history. The world is changing extremely fast, ...
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IFS Food version 7 – The strength of the IFS Network is the strength of the standard

IFS Food version 7 – The strength of the IFS Network is the strength of the standard
Interview with Chryssa Dimitriadis, Head of IFS Standard Management   ​IFS has just released version 7 of its food standard. In this interview for the IFS Blog, Chryssa Dimitriadis shares her views on the strengths of the IFS Food Standard version 7 and her personal experiences in developing it. Congratulations to the publication of the IFS Fo...
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The added value of unannounced audits

The added value of unannounced audits
Food retailers and suppliers increasingly ask their suppliers for unannounced audits. The GFSI has included this option in their benchmarking requirements, so that every GFSI recognized standard has to offer this option. IFS introduced the unannounced audits in version 6.0 of the IFS Food Standard in 2016. We know now, that this option has some rea...
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IFS Focus Day – Vancouver, B.C. Canada – April 24, 2019

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IFS hosted an informative program for attendees from the food and packaging industries. Pius Gasser, IFS North American Technical Representative kicked off the day with why IFS is a good choice for companies seeking certification. He presented a brief overview of IFS Global Market programs and the IFS Food, Logistics, Broker, and household and pers...
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