Food Industry

Market Directors

Christian Schwob

Schwob Christian

Member of Board of Directors MS; Director Food Management Systems Switzerland; Lead Auditor and Tutor

Office Bern (Switzerland)
Languages English, French, German
Marie-Laure Pouteau

Pouteau Marie-Laure

Management France, Belgium & Luxembourg; Contact person; IFS Survey Officer; Lead Auditor

Office Angers (France), Angleur (Belgium)
Languages English, French
Paul Meunier

Meunier Paul

Sales Manager France, Belgium & Luxembourg; Lead Auditor

Languages English, French
Countries of operation Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Monaco, Romania, Switzerland, Tunisia
Sector(s) Food industry, Technology & Services
Ismail Saadi

Saadi Ismail

Member of Board of Directors SM; Management France, Belgium & Luxembourg; Survey Officer BRC and FSSC 22000; Director ProCert Maghreb; Lead Auditor & Lead Tutor

Office Angers (France), Ariana (Tunisia), Angleur (Belgium)
Languages English, French, Italian
Debbie Brandt

Brandt Debbie

Director ProCert Southern Africa; Lead Auditor & Lead Tutor; NQMS Auditor

Office Ceres (South Africa)
Languages Afrikaans, English
Mario Pineda

Pineda Mario

Lead auditor

Languages English, Spanish
Countries of operation Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, United States
Sector(s) Food industry
Richard Schnyder

Schnyder Richard

Chairman of the Unit Management System and of the Management Board

Languages English, French, German, Italian
Sébastien Dester

Dester Sébastien

Contact person

Office Angleur (Belgium)
Languages French


The remote audit as a real alternative

As a result of the current crisis with the coronavirus, direct contacts have to be reduced to a minimum and on-site audits have proved difficult or even impossible. Remote audits are the solution.


FSSC Version 5: additional requirements

FSSC has approved and published additional requirements to ISO 22000:2018,which are mandatory with the V5 protocol.


FSSC 22000 Version 5: Important modifications

The new version 5 of the FSSC 22000 contains certain modifications of importance. We summarise the most important points below.


Latest developments in connection with the BRC Global Standard Food

Interpretation of requirement 1.1.2


BRC Global Standard for Food Safety has been published!

Version 8 of BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is now available. Its application is mandatory from 1 February 2019.


New BRC fees and date of implementation of BRC V 8

BRC increases the fee and the date of implementation is known.


News about BRC Food Issue 8

BRC Food Draft Issue 8 available.


IFS Food Version 6.1 available

IFS Food Version 6.1 is published now.


New standard FSSC 22000 version 4

What you need to know


Development of the standard FSSC 22000 – the most important changes

Following the annual meeting organized by the FSSC Foundation on 26 and 27 September in Amsterdam, some changes have been made for version 4, which will be published early 2017.


Revision de la norme 22000

Since the publication in 2005 the ISO 22000 standard is reviewed the first time.


Publication of IFS Food V7 postponed

The possibility for certification bodies to become IFS Food accredited has been available since the first publication of the IFS Food Standard in 2002. Accreditation is an essential part of guaranteeing the integrity of the IFS standards, which the certification bodies then demonstrate through the quality of their own certification activities.