New Rochelle, N.Y. – LGS Specialty Sales Ltd. (LGS), leading importer and distributor of citrus, grapes, and avocados, is thrilled to announce that they are BRC certified. As one of the first in its category to earn this certification, the company is proud to be a leader in food safety, setting superior standards in the produce industry.
LGS sought the BRC certification due to its unique set of standards that are tailored to the company’s role within the supply chain. BRC certification is a more rigorous standard within the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is a great fit for LGS’ business model as an importer. As a certified company, BRC not only monitors LGS for compliance, but also verifies all of its suppliers for implementation of food safety and quality protocol.
“This investment was a valuable choice for our team knowing that it would enhance our brand quality,” said Kristina Kovac, Food Safety director at LGS. “It is part of our company’s model to always be forward-thinking and a step ahead.”
While consumers continue to value the food safety and transparency of brands, retailers can confidently sell LGS products knowing that they are certified under one of the most stringent, globally-recognized food auditing bodies. This ultimately provides a more dependable product for retailers to supply to the consumer market.
“From the very beginning, we have cared deeply about food safety, not just to protect our customers – which is of utmost important to us – but to also enhance our credibility and relationships with retail partners,” said Luke Sears, President and founder of LGS. “We want them to be assured that the products we provide are the best available from around the world and protected with the highest standards from our growers to their produce bins.”
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About LGS Specialty Sales, Ltd.
Born out of love of fresh produce and a desire to bring the world’s best tasting fruit to U.S. shoppers, LGS Specialty Sales, Ltd. has been importing fruit from select growers around the world for over 25 years. Today, we are a leading importer of clementines, oranges, avocados and grapes with an industry-wide reputation for innovation and excellence in produce quality, service, packaging, and food safety.