BQAPBritish Quality Assured Pork
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Awarded by the European Food Safety Inspection Service (EFSIS), the accreditation reinforces BHJ's market leading position as the only producer to offer BQAP accredited DRINDE[R], which also meets the Red Tractor Farm Assured criteria for manufacturers looking to offer 'Quality British Food'.
Made from 100 percent British pork product, BQAP DRINDE[R] is a versatile functional meat ingredient which helps bind fat and water while delivering excellent textural properties and value in pork-based products.
Businesses wishing to participate in the BQAP scheme must meet stringent standards covering the operational procedures and practices for pork and pork products, the production environment and distribution.
When you join together all the qualities that FABPIGS, the haulage scheme and BQAP add to the product, together with the other elements brought about by legislation, this must send a very powerful message to all buyers of British farm assured pigmeat.
BQAP accreditation further enhances our offer, enabling us to provide both existing and potential customers with more choice and helping them meet the tough demands of retailers and consumers.
To achieve BQAP status, BHJ's team had to convince independent auditors that a standard usually reserved for abattoirs and meat processing plants could be equally well applied to their product.