Capespan announced the certification of its procurement and marketing operation in South Africa under the IFS Broker requirements.
“We are one of only 12 exporters from South Africa to have this certification and I am incredibly proud that our product meets the highest level of quality standards” says Tonie Fuchs, Capepan’s managing director.
The goal of IFS Broker is to ensure the safety and quality of products filling the gap between production and distribution. The results of IFS audits also enable the various stores and retailers to implement suitable plans for action and improvement to offer consumers the highest levels of food safety and build consumer loyalty in return. As a supplier, the IFS Broker certification confirms Capespan’s reputation as a supplier of safe and high quality products.
“At Capespan we believe that we win when our customers win and this certification shows our commitment to making our retail customers successful”, says Fuchs.
Capespan works closely with its grower customers, packhouses and supply chain partners to ensure that HACCP principles are applied across the supply chain. Further to meeting the highest product quality standards, Capespan recently reviewed its business structures and is refocusing its core business.
Fuchs says service delivery, simplicity and transparency are their promise to both their grower and market customers. Our main objective is to work closely with our customers by managing the supply chain as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. Our sole purpose is to provide a service to meet our customer’s needs.
Capespan Europe as an importer also holds IFS Broker certification, covering supply regions outside South Africa.