Operating to required standards
All retailers and food service sector companies now demand BRC accreditation as a pre-requisite to supply. RDA Ltd. are also approved to mentor and audit against the new SALSA standard specifically designed to meet the needs of SME's.
RDA Ltd Offer a bespoke system design based on a full review of the clients operation. The system is designed on a "tried & tested" template (has passed dozens of inspections with all the major accreditation bodies), combined with real world experience of what is practical in "daily operation" to achieve optimum output at lowest cost.
RDA Ltd do not offer an off-the-shelf solution as this does not represent value for money for the client. The system combines the hands on experience of Steve Cadwallader (over 25 years of running food QC and operations) with the clients requirements to produce a management tool that benefits the client. RDA Ltd are able to work closely with the employees to achieve the correct design and "buy in" so that the system embeds itself into the daily operation.
Chemical & Microbiological testing
RDA Ltd is experienced at the full range of testing and interpretation of chemical and microbiological analysis. RDA Ltd is able to co-ordinate a sampling strategy to minimise cost and meet due diligence requirements. Advice on special nutritional claims and monitoring to meet label/sleeve declarations.
The quality of the food you supply is of vital importance to your customers. The ability to make a health/nutritional claim can secure competitive advantage and premium prices. It is essential that these claims are backed by cost effective analysis, carried out by accredited laboratories.
Contamination scares (Sudan, Pesticides, Histamine, Biotoxins, etc), product recalls and legislation changes all commit food & drink companies to a programme of due diligence for analytical and microbiological testing.
Claims such as Gluten Free, or the risk of cross contamination with a foreign allergen need to backed up with routine testing.
Red Dragon Associates Ltd. are able to support small/medium food companies who need to find reliable tests/laboratories to meet their needs for food testing, and develop test regimes that will save time & money yet meet due diligence and legislation