BRADFORD, UK 19th December – The Dalesman Group, a leading manufacturer of seasonings, fine food ingredients, culinary and functional blends for a wide variety of well-known food manufacturers, has been awarded the highest rating of AA+ following its first unannounced BRCGS audit.


The Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) and Gluten Free Certification Program (GFCF) are industry-renowned accreditations which set the benchmark for food safety and demonstrate a company’s commitment to compliance, best practice and continual improvement.


Dedicated to integrating the groups operating procedures, a quality culture, industry leading traceability and continuous improvement systems into the everyday ethos and work ethics of its team, The Dalesman Group is proud to have received the highest accolade of BRCGS AA+ for the sixth year running, following the company’s first unannounced BRCGS audit. The auditor highly commended the fantastic team at the Dalesman Group for maintaining excellent standards and for creating a great “vibe” throughout the business.


The BRCGS AA+ accreditation provides customers the reassurance that The Dalesman Group is committed to the most rigorous procedures and that food safety is embedded throughout the company. Customers and suppliers are welcome to visit its £6m state of the art head office to see the high standards for themselves; the 40,000sq ft sustainable site includes a high specification development kitchen and presentation suite, allowing the company to work closely with many leading food manufacturers to develop bespoke blends.


James Rhodes, Managing Director commented: “We couldn’t be happier with this fantastic result! To achieve AA+ on our first unannounced audit, and at our busiest time of year, is credit to everyone who works for the company. We can only achieve this accreditation with the continuous dedication and commitment of the whole team who continually strive for the highest possible standards, providing the reassurance our customers can rely upon. Our continued investment in facilities and staff demonstrates our drive to be the UK’s number one manufacturer of seasonings, fine food ingredients, culinary and functional blends, with product quality, safety and innovation at the heart of our operations – proven year after year through our BRCGS Grade AA+ certification.”