Bell Flavors & Fragrances has completed its 2019 Safe Quality Food (SQF) audit and has achieved its highest score yet of 99/100. For the ninth year in a row, Bell’s Northbrook, Ill., location has achieved SQF’s top rating of “Excellent.” The SQF program is a food safety and quality program that is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and retailers, brand owners, and foodservice providers worldwide.

To prepare for the SQF audit, Bell implemented new software for food safety, quality, and compliance assurance, which required many changes and relearning of everyday tasks. Having this in place streamlined the audit process.

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