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Blue Marble Biomaterials Receives Safe Quality Food Level 2 Certification

Blue Marble Biomaterials – SQF Level 2 Supplier

Blue Marble Biomaterials, a manufacturer of food-grade chemicals for the food and beverage ingredient market, has been certified by SCS Global Services (SCS) under the internationally recognized Safe Quality Food (SQF) standard.

“This certification confirms that Blue Marble Biomaterials has successfully implemented a HACCP-based Food Safety Plan and has management systems in place to validate the Food Safety Plan’s effectiveness,” said Heena Patel, SCS’ Technical Director, Supply Chain Food Safety Audit Services.

SQF is a multi-level food safety and quality scheme, benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). SQF certification is earned by pre- or post-farm gate operations that have met one of the world’s most comprehensive food safety standards. Certified SQF operations maintain a documented, HACCP-based Integrated Food Safety and Quality Management System that can be tracked throughout the supply chain. Blue Marble Biomaterials is certified to SQF Code Edition 7.2, Level 2.

SCS is one of the world’s premiere food safety certifiers, with three decades of experience providing professional food safety certification and training services to producers, manufacturers and retailers.

About Blue Marble Biomaterials: Blue Marble Biomaterials is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Marble Energy. Blue Marble Biomaterials manufactures renewable specialty chemicals for the food, fragrance, cosmetics, and personal care industries in a zero- waste, carbon neutral production facility in Missoula, Montana. Its mission is to replace petroleum-based chemicals with fully sustainable, zero carbon specialty chemicals. For more information on Blue Marble go to:

About SCS Global Services: SCS is a global leader in third-party quality, environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, power generation, retail, and more. SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.

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