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Handy Seafood’s Maryland Facility Receives ‘AA+’ Certification

Handy Seafood receives AA+ certification

Last updated on April 18th, 2023 at 02:55 pm

Handy Seafood has announced that its domestic facility in Crisfield, Maryland, has received an “AA+” rating for food safety from the British Retail Consortium Global Standard, a safety and quality certification program. 

The prestigious “AA+” grade is the highest rating that a facility can receive. The BRCGS certification is a mark of excellence that is awarded to companies that demonstrate high standards of food safety, quality and legality.

Each year, to maintain BRCGS standing, the plant undergoes a three-day audit process with an independent auditor who comes onsite to evaluate production and warehousing operations.

“We are proud to receive the highest possible score for our dedication,” said Todd Conway, Handy Seafood CEO. “The BRCGS audit is a reaffirmation of our promise to provide our customers with the highest quality seafood products in the industry.”

Handy Seafood is a family-owned company with more than 129 years of seafood processing experience. The company offers crab cakes, soft shell crabs, crab meat, seafood specialty items and oysters. For more information, visit handyseafood.com.

Handy Seafood recently released new packaging design for its retail line of frozen retail products. In an effort to reduce single-use plastics, Handy has lessened its environmental impact by removing shrink-wrap from the exterior of all retail cartons. To read the full story by The Shelby Report, click here.

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