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The Journey to Gluten-Free Certification

Your route to Gluten-Free certification

Getting the benefits of the Gluten-Free Certification is a simple process. We have outlined the steps you need to take below. Remember, if you need help along the way, you can contact us here.

Step 1:

Download the Standard and the Interpretation guidelines from the Store, which you will need as you move through the steps to getting BRCGS Certified.


Step 2

You must register your interest with our pre-sales support team before your Gluten-Free certification audit. Use the Register Interest contact form and select Gluten-Free under 'Interest'.


Step 3:

Sign a Gluten-Free Program License Agreement (PLA) and a Schedule A (list of recognised products eligible to carry a Gluten-Free Program trademark)


Step 4:

Learn about the scope, requirements of the standard, as well as the auditor’s perspective by attending training in a format that suits you and your team.


Step 5:

Download the self-assessment tool from our Help and Guidance page and measure your operation against the requirements of the Standard to help prepare you for your certification audit


Step 6:

Choose a BRCGS registered Certification Body from the Directory to perform the audit of your operation and register you as BRCGS Certified

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Step 7:

Once you have achieved certification to the BRCGS Gluten-Free Certification Program, you may then submit your product artwork to BRCGS for approval


Take a step toward certification

Products to support compliance

  • Food Safety Culture Excellence

    Support your compliance with our culture assessment and also reduce non-conformities

    Food Safety Culture Excellence Front Cover

  • Confidential Reporting

    Set up a whistleblowing system to stay compliant with BRCGS standards and regulation 

    Confidential Reporting whistleblowing and case management front cover

  • Training

    We have a range of auditor and Site training courses to learn about the Standard from the experts

    BRCGS Training Book A Course