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BRC Global Standards Acquires Allergen Control Group, Inc.

Brc Global Standards Acquires Allergen Control Group Inc

This investment extends BRC GS’ and its owner LGC’s food safety supply chain assurance standards business into a new vertical; the high growth North American gluten-free market and it will enable ACG to continue to add to its existing strong presence in Canada and the US.

Mark Proctor, CEO, BRC GS, said, “We are delighted to have completed this partnership with ACG. The GFCP, which is exclusively endorsed by the trusted coeliac societies, Beyond Celiac in the US and the Canadian Celiac Association, is highly respected by retailers and brand owners in North America and its capabilities are highly complementary to BRC GS’ existing strengths across certification and brand protection. ACG serves leading food industry participants in the US and Canada and, over the past 7 years, has become the “go-to” company for all things gluten-free. We look forward to working with ACG’s management to continue growing the business globally, while developing new and innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs.”

Paul Valder, President, ACG, agreed, “As the global regulatory and food safety landscapes continue to evolve, together with the ever-changing needs of consumers, we will continue to provide “free-from” services dedicated to enhancing the quality of life. As we accelerate our strategic transition from a stand-alone gluten-free program to a global brand and consumer protection organization offering a range of complimentary combined service options, BRC GS – and LGC – will be the ideal owner to help ACG provide incremental customer value and expanded international growth.”

Valder adds, “There will be continuity in our management to ensure our customers receive the same high levels of service and support during this transition, as we also strive to improve the range of services and products for them.”

BRC GS is a leading brand and consumer protection organization, used by over 27,000 certificated suppliers over 130 countries, with certification issued through a global network of accredited certification bodies. BRC GS guarantees the standardization of quality, safety and operational criteria and ensures that manufacturers fulfil their legal obligations and provide protection for the end-consumer.

http://www.brcglobalstandards.com
http://www.lgcgroup.com 
http://www.glutenfreecert.com

For more information please visit http://www.brcglobalstandards.com

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