Leading the way in South Asia’s manufacturing sector, CBL Munchee has set a new milestone by achieving the coveted recognition as the only biscuits manufacturing entity receiving Brand Reputation through Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) AA+ Certification, elevating the company to new heights of excellence in food safety and quality assurance.
The BRC AA+ certification comprises rigorous and detailed standards, globally renowned and respected within the food industry. It signifies a company’s commitment to maintaining stringent food safety practices adhering to the highest standards set by the food-manufacturing industry for food and product safety while fostering consumer confidence. Additionally, BRC is one of the few certification programs that meet the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarking requirements that assure as a mark of the highest standards in food safety. The ‘AA+’ certification is the highest possible rating for a BRC – unannounced audit.
Importantly, CBL Munchee achieved the certification based on an unannounced audit scheme which was voluntarily requested by the company, demonstrating the company’s unwavering commitment to ensuring superior standards in its operations and dedication to unparalleled food safety practices.
On achieving certification CBL Munchee Director/CEO Nalin Karunaratne commented, “We are immensely proud of achieving the coveted BRC AA+ Certification, solidifying our position as the sole South Asian biscuit manufacturer to do so. This milestone is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence in food safety and quality. As we continue to embrace cutting-edge technology and innovation, CBL Munchee remains dedicated to delivering the highest standards of products to our valued customers both locally and internationally.”
CBL Munchee’s accomplishment of this prestigious certification further solidifies the brand’s position as a leader in the food manufacturing sector in Sri Lanka and the entire South Asian region. The BRC certification is beneficial as it offers enhanced credibility and reputation in the international marketplace, a competitive advantage and a testament to the company’s pursuit of excellence in delivering superior quality products to customers worldwide. Additionally, it demonstrates regulatory compliance, and ability to drive new business opportunities.
CBL Munchee Director Operations Ariyathilaka Wepitiyage stated, ” We are extremely pleased to be the only biscuits manufacturer in South Asia as of today to achieve the BRC AA+ certification. The certification demonstrates the tireless efforts and dedication of our team in upholding the highest standards of food safety and quality”. Adding to this, Senior Manager Quality Assurance at CBL Munchee Sachini Jayasekara stated, “As the industry evolves and adds various standards and requirements, CBL Munchee has continuously pledged to maintain strict standards of quality control, hygiene and food safety, and we are proud to be pioneers in the industry.”
CBL Munchee, is the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. CBL Munchee leads the nation’s biscuits category and has done so for over 2 decades by catering to the needs of consumers. Munchee is truly invested in delivering the best quality products and purpose driven growth for Sri Lanka and received honoured as Sri Lanka’s ‘Brand of the Year’ at SLIM Brand Excellence awards 9 times in the history of the awards. Furthermore, it is the only biscuit manufacturer to have established a dedicated production facility, catering to growing export demand, and is Sri Lanka’s largest confectionery exporter with a presence in over 65 countries.