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Welcome to Food Care Solutions – Food Quality & Safety Management Solutions
The fundamental aim of Food Care Solutions is to help our clients achieve their goals in terms of food safety, food quality, customer satisfaction and legality. Whether this be through following the requirements of the legislation applying to the industry, or through compliance with food safety and quality standards, we endeavour to help you achieve the level you aspire to.
We are familiar with most of the third party standards (BRC, ISO 22000, IFS, etc), and with many of the standards laid down by some of the larger customer organisations (Tesco, Morrisons, Yum!, Wetherspoons to name but a few). We are also used to interpreting the requirements of standards we have not encountered before (although there are few of these now).
For more information on our Core Services click on option below.
These are our core services, but if you don’t see what you need please do contact us as we work with a network of other Food Industry experts and can often put you in touch with the right person.
Our consultants are trained and experienced in most aspects of the food industry.
We have particular experience in food microbiology and other laboratory disciplines.
Qualifications in food safety and quality systems auditing make our arsenal complete.
Food Care Solutions has been providing consultancy services to the food industry for over 15 years, and all our associates have spent considerable time working in appropriate roles in the industry.
You can be confident that you are getting the best service available.
We don’t just make a plan, do the job, and then leave. We complete the task, make sure it fulfils the requirement, help you implement it, and then come back to make sure it is working.
Then we keep you informed about changes in the law, new developments, and relevant occurrences.
Victor Goodridge MSc
After a long and successful career in laboratory science, culminating in management responsibility for several facilities across the world, Victor returned to basics to work in a food safety laboratory with a food processing company.
Not being one to let the grass grow under his feet, he rapidly progressed from laboratory supervisor through technical management to production management. At this point, following downsizing of the company he worked for, Victor decided the way forward was to run a consultancy business helping any and every company that had the same forward looking approach to business.
Overview - Consultancy, Support and Training
Whether you are just starting up, have reached the point where you want to progress to certification against one of the standards, or have been certificated for some time and have “dropped a grade”, we have the knowledge, skill and experience to help you.
If you are not sure whether we do what you need, please ask - we probably do it, or we know someone who does. We find it is not possible to cover everything in a way that people would want to read.
Our aim is always to help you get where you want to be with as little fuss as possible - and not to change what does not need changing.
What our Clients say
Food Care Solutions helped us regain our A grade in the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety and has continued to support us with training, advice and internal auditing, keeping our grade where we want it and making sure we can satisfy customer requirements." Jeremy Keable, Managing Director Alexir Co-Packers
"Food Care Solutions have done all our technical management for a number of years, taking us from a small, developing company through to a competitor on the international stage. We could not manage without them." Sheldon Flax, Managing Director and Founder Italian Beverage Company
"Food Care Solutions have helped us develop from a fairly small, local supplier to local restaurants into an approved and expanding, first-call supplier to the restaurant and catering community in our whole region, with a Gold Standard rating in the NSF Due Diligence standard. Our customer base includes some of the most well-known restaurants in the Cotswolds and beyond." Keith Blundell,Finance and Compliance Director New Wave Seafood and New Wave Fine Foods
"Food Care Solutions have provided us with help and guidance for several years, steering us through the complexities of the BRC Storage and Distribution standard and continuing to support us with internal audits and improvements to our food safety and quality management systems." Martin Hewitt, Operations Director HE Payne (Transport) Ltd