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BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials – Issue 6 Sneak Peek Events

Venue details 
BSI EMEA Headquaters, Kitemark Court, Davey Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK8 5PP (Google maps link)

What will you learn at this event?

Introduction to the BRC Packaging Standard 
Information on the BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials Standard, what it is, who specifies, who certifies, the benefits and scope. 

Maintaining a sustainable packaging product lifecycle
Our current economic model is dominated by a linear approach to consumption and production, where materials are grown or extracted, then made into goods which are used and then disposed of. This session will explore alternatives to this model, based on key sustainability initiatives driving organizations large and small, within the food and food packaging sectors and beyond.

The main changes to the BRC packaging standard 
Discover key changes between BRC Packaging issue 5 and 6, including the management of raw materials, the removal of the second hygiene category and unannounced audit option, as well as the control of plastic pellets, flakes and powder.

Manufacturing quality culture, food safety, health and safety and environment
Issue 6 of the BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials Standard places a highly increased importance on product safety and quality culture. Find out how this seemingly qualitative measure can be quantified and used to increase your product quality and operational efficiency. 

What’s next for plastics in the food packaging industry?
With a critical public eye on plastics, what’s next for their future application in the industry, and how will this impact on other materials?

What’s next- best practice and guidance 
Review implementation of the changes mentioned during the session, and best apply your knowledge to maintaining and continuously improving your audit grade, along with information on energy management, sustainability and quality management.

What to expect from a typical BRC Packaging i6 audit
No nasty surprises! A look at the structure of a typical Issue 6 BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials audit.

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