Sysco is a global foodservice leader that requires Sysco brand food and food contact suppliers to have GFSI – recognized certification.
- Sysco requires approved Sysco Brand food and food contact disposable suppliers to undergo an annual Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audit, such as, SQF, BRCGS, FSSC 22000, or PrimusGFS conducted by an authorized certification body.
- According to Sysco, All suppliers of Sysco Brand fresh, ready-to-eat produce are required to comply with Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
- All Sysco Brand suppliers must pass an initial facility audit administered by Sysco QA.
Kellerman Consulting is not affiliated with Sysco. Our goal is to simply help you navigate food safety certification programs and requirements with ease. For more detailed information visit Sysco’s website.
In addition to Sysco’s requirements for food safety certifications, suppliers that are hoping to get into the Sysco supply chain should familiarize themselves with Sysco’s supplier resources, such as the supplier compliance guide, supplier training, and supplier portals.