Supplier Approval Programs

SCS trainer, Rhiannon Woo, discusses the importance of implementing supplier approval processes for all materials that comprise a finished product, including raw materials, ingredients and packaging materials. Rhiannon walks you through strategic sourcing methods and the importance of choosing suppliers that help meet both your business and food safety goals. Then, learn the steps to supplier approval, including preliminary review, desk audit/documentation review and incoming material verification. Lastly, become familiar with the concept of Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) tables to develop an inbound product testing program.