We are Micron2, a business with long experience and heritage operating in the world of food auditing and certification, product specifications and labels, product sampling, quality systems and training. Though we are firmly anchored to the UK we have a long reach with auditors based around the world. We are always available for a discussion, informal or otherwise to help you through the audit process or any of our services.
Now in its 7th version, the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (aka the BRC Food Standard) remains the most recognised international standard for food operations in all sectors. It was the first of its kind and is still sometimes referred to simply as the “BRC Standard”.
BRC S&D Standard Issue 3 is now with us. This Standard continues to grow in importance since publication of Issue 1 over 10 years ago. As part of our service of BRC audits we would be happy to discuss an audit by one of our experienced team of auditors.
This recent addition to the suite of BRC Global Standards was published in January 2014. It fills a gap in the current Standards suite and enables this vital sector of the industry to achieve certification against a globally recognised Standard. We are now offering accredited audits against this new Standard.
At Micron2 we have supplied tailored supplier audits for retailers and purchasing groups since we began. We have food (and non-food) safety documents that we can audit against for you or we can work with you on your own supplier requirements as a basis for audit.
This is a major part of the services we provide. We have an experienced team for labelling legislation and creating and approving final product specifications. We can assist with well-known online customer spec portals or help with your internal systems. We also have test kitchen facilities for routine product assessment.
We have a BRC Approved Training Provider in our team and can offer a range of official BRC Courses. We can also offer some in-house courses in HACCP and Internal Audit and for all courses we can hold training sessions in our training room at Betton Mill, or we can come to your site for training of numbers of your staff.
James has been with the company since 2003. He looks after all the administration of auditing work in terms of contract review and deadlines for corrective actions and report completion.
Ron has been in the food industry since 1974. In 1990 with Michael Ranken he formed Micron Laboratories, which became Micron2 in 2001. As well as developing the business he spends time witnessing our auditors around the world.
Audit & Technical Manager
David has been with Micron2 since 1997. Previously he was a Principle Environmental Health Officer. He is in charge of all matters concerning our accreditation, our quality systems, managing our audit team and auditor competence.
From 1988 Lisa spent many years working and managing our UKAS-accredited laboratories gaining experience of chemical and microbiological analyses and tasting work, eventually becoming Lab Manager. Now she manages our team working with our major clients in retail and food service advising on specifications, labels and other legal requirements.
Very sad to hear of the death of Bill Cossins this week. Bill was a stalwart of the BRC training schemes, including training the trainers from the early days will be greatly missed. I think from time to time we…
Just before Christmas we took a painful decision to suspend a number of certificates that we had issued for the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety in Egypt. This was because we had discovered some anomalies with photographic evidence that…
In August and September 2016 another two members of staff reached the 10 year mark with Micron2: Terry Beale and Alison Hickman. Terry has been a brilliant all-round auditor for us taking in three BRC Standards including all categories…
Micron2 are very professional certification body. We have used Micron2 for our BRC Audits for a number of years. The full process from booking the audit to closing out non-conformances is handled by friendly members of staff. All Auditors have been very professional and demonstrated lots of experience. Our recent audit was conducted by Silva who really challenged our systems and was very efficient. Thanks Micron2.
Very good audit all round, Auditor was very understanding of the business and conducted the audit accordingly.