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What is IFS?

IFS Standards are uniform food, product, and service standards operated by the IFS, an association of retailers and industrial companies. The purpose of the harmonized IFS standards is to inspect producers, logistics companies, brokers, and agents to ensure they are able to manufacture and handle safe products.

The IFS Standards currently comprises eight standards developed for stakeholders involved in all stages of the food supply chain. By achieving IFS certification, you demonstrate that your company has established processes suitable for ensuring food and product safety and implemented relevant customer specifications.

Benefits of IFS Certification

Open your way to new market opportunities

The management system helps you to reduce food safety breach investigation time.

Customer satisfaction

Deliver products that consistently meet customer requirements and a service that is dependable and can be relied on.

Global recognition as a reputable supplier

Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard speaks volumes.

Enhance your brand image

Understand how statutory and regulatory requirements impact your organization and its customers.

Build consumer confidence

Procurement specifications often require certification as a condition to supply, so certification opens doors.

Increase market opportunities

Ideal for responding to situations that can compromise the food safety of both products and production processes.

Who can be certified IFS Certification?

IFS certification is available for food manufacturers, brokers, logistics providers, manufacturers of household and hygiene products as well as wholesalers and retailers. 

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Food Manufacturers

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Agent and Brokers

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Consumer Products

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Food Retailers

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Logistics Providers

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Hygiene Products

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Manufacturers of Household

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Document required for IFS Certification

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of IFS Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame



Day 1

GAP Analysis
Certification Body
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

Week 12

Certification Body

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance


The International Featured Standard (IFS) Food V7 is a leading GFSI-recognised standard that certifies the safety and quality of processed food products and production processes.

The International Featured Standard (IFS) is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked standard for manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, agents and brokers.
IFS Broker is the link between production and retailer. It is suitable for companies that also focus on trading activities. As an independent third party we use certification as per IFS to document your compliance with the strictest quality standards and to enable you to use your resources more effectively.