IFS Wholesale / Cash & Carry

IFS Wholesale / Cash & Carry Standard was developed to optimize the audit procedures of wholesalers and cash & carry markets. These two distinct types of businesses are seen as important connectors between producers and converters as well as commercial clients. Besides a wide range of traded products, they can also carry out certain treatment and/or processing activities and develop own brands. Depending on the core business of the company, a taylor made checklist applies, either for Wholesale or Cash & Carry.

IFS Cash & Carry / Wholesale covers all handling activities of loose products in Cash & Carry-markets or wholesale companies. It also includes production process guidance for a limited pool of products such as minced meat. Similar to IFS with the added instruction on handling certain requirements in the Cash & Carry-markets or wholesale companies.

IFS Wholesale/Cash & Carry provides the ability to attain multi-site certification, for sites and markets with similar activities, under specific conditions.

Key benefits:

  • Ensures comparability and transparency throughout the entire supply chain
  • Reduces costs for both suppliers and retailers
  • Monitoring of compliance with food regulations
  • More effective use of resources
  • Higher flexibility
  • Improved business reputation