What is HACCP

What is HACCP Hazard analysis and critical control points, or HACCP (/ˈhæsʌp/), is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in production processes that can cause the finished product to be unsafe and designs measures to reduce these risks to a safe level. Simply, HACCP is a way of managing food safety hazards. Food safety management procedures should be based on HACCP principles. HACCP involves looking closely at what you do in [...]

2020-01-19T15:08:48+00:00By |HACCP|

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Checklist One of the biggest challenges of running a busy commercial kitchen is keeping it clean. Regular cleaning of your kitchen is essential for food safety and can help lower food waste, reducing overall costs. Besides the kitchen cleaning checklist below, there are tasks your staff should be taking care of throughout the day. These tasks include: always brushing down the grill between cooking red meat, poultry and fish wiping down prep areas between tasks switching cutting boards [...]

2019-11-10T10:31:05+00:00By |Food Hygiene|

Restaurants can improve profits with a better food safety system

What is HACCP As a specialist in Food Safety legislation compliance, we are committed to showing how Food Safety compliance can provide commercial kitchens with additional financial benefits and consumer satisfaction. When it comes to restaurants and cafes, there are many factors that determine just how successful they will be. Great food, good customer service, a convenient location and a relaxed atmosphere are all important, but those factors aren’t necessarily plain to see for potential first-time customers. As [...]

2019-11-04T13:00:12+00:00By |Food Hygiene|

Acrylamide and Food Safety

What is HACCP Acrylamide is a chemical that naturally forms in starchy food products during high-temperature cooking, including frying, baking, roasting and also industrial processing, at +120°C and low moisture. The main chemical process that causes this is known as the Maillard Reaction; it is the same reaction that ‘browns’ food and affects its taste. Acrylamide forms from sugars and amino acids (mainly one called asparagine) that are naturally present in many foods. Acrylamide is found in products such [...]

2019-11-10T10:27:56+00:00By |Food Safety|